Downtown Dallas Building Earns First IREM Certified Sustainable Property Certification

he Energy Plaza building, a 49-story office property located at 1601 Bryan Street in downtown Dallas, has become the first building in the United States to be awarded the IREM® Certified Sustainable Property certification by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®).

Chicago, June 6, 2014 – The Energy Plaza building, a 49-story office property located at 1601 Bryan Street in downtown Dallas, has become the first building in the United States to be awarded the IREM® Certified Sustainable Property certification by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®). Owned by Energy Future Holdings and managed by Transwestern, AMO®, the building has met the diverse but attainable requirements of the certification–drawn from categories ranging from energy and water conservation to waste and tenant engagement–that distinguish the property as a high-performance building.

The IREM® Certified Sustainable Property certification is a mark of distinction for high performing, sustainable buildings recognized by IREM’s international community of over 19,000 real estate professionals who set the standard for best practices in real estate management. The certification is pragmatic, action-oriented and attainable for most building types.