Columbia Property Trust

New York City, New York

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Columbia Property Trust is a publicly listed real estate investment trust. Columbia Property Trust leveraged ENERGY STAR® resources to grow its comprehensive energy management program, with a focus on internal and external stakeholder engagement. Key 2022 accomplishments include: 

  •  Achieving ENERGY STAR certification for 16 properties and becoming a premier member of ENERGY STAR Certification Nation. 
  •  Benchmarking 100% of its portfolio in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® for energy, water, and waste.
  •  Earning ENERGY STAR Tenant Space recognition for its corporate headquarters office.
  •  Adopting portfolio-wide goals including net-zero GHG intensity by 2050 and a 50% reduction in energy intensity from a 2018 baseline.
  •  Establishing an internal schedule to ensure that property energy audits are performed on a recurring basis to meet its energy reduction objectives.
  •  Leveraging its Columbia Gateway app, a tenant experience platform that serves as way to communicate its energy and sustainability program, including information on ENERGY STAR Day, ENERGY STAR Tenant Space®, and ENERGY STAR related tips and resources. In addition, the app provides ENERGY STAR certification and website links directly to tenants.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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