Vornado Realty Trust
New York, New York
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Vornado Realty Trust is a fully integrated equity Real Estate Investment Trust, with more than 30 million square feet of office, retail, residential and hotel space concentrated in the core markets of New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. Vornado is receiving Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence recognition for maintaining a sophisticated approach to energy management across its portfolio, and consistently promoting ENERGY STAR and energy efficiency programs throughout its organizations and to its tenants. Key 2018 accomplishments include:
- Achieving ENERGY STAR certification for 18 buildings covering 13.7 million square feet, or 35 percent of its portfolio.
- Benchmarking 100 percent of its assets for energy, 99 percent for water and 85 percent for waste in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®.
- Leveraging ENERGY STAR resources during its Energy Reduction Challenge in New York City during climate week in September 2018. The energy management team employed the recommendations from “Bring Your Green to Work” with all tenants at 330 West 34th Street, which helped lead to energy reductions equivalent to 8 percent of the building total electricity on an annual basis.
- Hosting its third Tenant Sustainability Roundtable, a half-day summit featuring a segment on the ENERGY STAR Tenant Space program.