Bentall Kennedy (U.S.) Limited Partnership
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Bentall Kennedy is a large global real estate investment advisor, and a provider of real estate services in office, retail, industrial and multi-family assets receiving Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence recognition. Bentall Kennedy has maintained a longstanding commitment to energy efficiency and promoting its ENERGY STAR partnership and achieved ENERGY STAR Certification for a company record number of properties in 2018. Key 2018 accomplishments include:
- Actively benchmarking its entire portfolio of 729 properties, improving the average ENERGY STAR score from 65 in 2017 to 68 in 2018.
- Increasing the number of ENERGY STAR certified properties in the U.S. portfolio from 45 in 2017 to 59 in 2018.
- Reducing weather-normalized source energy use by over two percent from 2017 to 2018.
- Promoting its partnership with ENERGY STAR and approach to energy management in the U.S. and internationally, with both internal and external stakeholders. New guidance materials were created in 2018 to assist property management teams in effectively using ENERGY STAR tools to manage the energy consumption of their properties.
- Participating in the expansion of ENERGY STAR certification into the Canadian market, with 12 Bentall Kennedy properties among the first to achieve ENERGY STAR certification in Canada.