1200 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD. This new project, a 247-unit, 14-story rental apartment property, will be completed in early 2010 and is targeted for certification under the LEED New Construction (LEED-NC) protocol. Malachite LLC is the LEED advisor for the project and its owner, Home Properties, a highly-regarded apartment REIT.
Eisenhower Building, Alexandria, VA. Redeveloped the Eisenhower Building, 600,000 square feet of LEED Gold speculative space at 5001 Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria, Virginia, for federal offices and defense tenants who require “blast and collapse” protection. The project was developed for an ownership group that includes Prudential Real Estate.
One NoMa Station, Washington, DC. Managed the gut interior redevelopment of One NoMa Station, a 400,000 square foot, speculative Class A office building delivered to the Washington, DC market. The project, a former warehouse building now redeveloped and leased to federal tenants, is registered for certification under LEED’s Existing Building Operation and Maintenance (EBO&M) system
InterContinental Hotel, Chicago, IL. Conducted a benchmarking study for the 70-story, 750,000 square-foot InterContinental Hotel in downtown Chicago. Consulting to the hotel's Director of Engineering, assisted the hotel's facilities staff in both capital improvements and practices that improved overall energy efficiency to allow the property to qualify for Energy Star™ Certification. The InterContinental is the first hotel to have achieve the Energy Star™ designation in Illinois.
Pacific Plaza, Bellevue, WA. As part of a Property Condition Assessment of this 138,000 multi-tenant office building, evaluated base building certification potential under the LEED EB O&M (Existing Buildings Operation and Maintenance) protocol. Tenant spaces were evaluated for certification under the LEED Commercial Interiors protocol. The evaluation led to the identification of major energy savings opportunities.
Qwest Plaza, Seattle, WA. Assessed the 750,000 square foot, 33 story Qwest Headquarters facility in downtown Seattle for potential reconfiguration under the LEED Existing Buildings protocol. The study was used to evaluate initial cost and anticipated payback for energy-efficiency and green renovations.
Safeco Field, Seattle, WA. Led the evaluation of Safeco Field, the home of the Seattle Mariners, for LEED Existing Buildings Operation & Maintenance (LEED EB O&M) certification. The review included operations and maintenance procedures, strategies to realize improved energy performance and water efficiency, and capital improvements for business offices, retail concessions, suites and support areas.