Over the years 240FOURTH has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for excellence in the areas of building management, design, sustainable practices, modernization upgrades and tenant service.
Here are just a few of the accolades received over the past few years.
The ENERGY STAR® symbol is the internationally recognized and trusted mark of high efficiency. The symbol means that a product, new home, building or industrial facility is certified as energy efficient. ENERGY STAR Canada is a voluntary partnership between the Government of Canada and organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to promote energy efficiency.
ENERGY STAR makes it easy for Canadians to make energy efficient choices that help them save money on energy bills, increase their competitiveness, and fight climate change.
As part of QuadReal's commitment to wellness in the workplace, 240Fourth earned Fitwel certification from the Center of Active Design (CfAD). Fitwel is a building rating system that provides guidelines on how to design and operate healthier buildings. 240Fourth earned two out of three stars.
The Outstanding Building Of The Year (TOBY) Award
240FOURTH won the 2023 Outstanding Building of the Year Award in the category of Office Building 500,000 - 1 Million Sq. Ft. at the 2023 BOMA Excellence Awards.
The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY®) Awards is the most prestigious and comprehensive program of its kind in the commercial real estate industry recognizing quality in commercial real estate buildings and rewarding excellence in building management. During the competition, all facets of a building's operations are thoroughly evaluated. Entries are judged on everything from community involvement to environmental and sustainability management.
TOBY® winners are recognized in specific categories of building size or type. Judging is based on building standards, community impact, tenant relations, energy conservation, environmental, regulatory and sustainability, emergency preparedness & security standards and the training of building personnel.
BOMA 360 Performance Program
240FOURTH is the proud recipient of the BOMA 360 Performance Program which is a globally recognized standard for operational best practices. It sets the benchmark for building owners and managers who aspire to stand out from the competition. This designation demonstrates that 240FOURTH has surpassed this standard across all areas of operations and management.
Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification
240FOURTH is the proud recipient of the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification which measures accessibility standards in the operation of a building and in recognition of an organization’s commitment to providing an accessible building.
The Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification program works to help improve accessibility of the built environment in Canada – the places where we live, work, learn and play and helps create a fully accessible and inclusive Canada.
Fitwel Viral Response Certification
In 2022, 240FOURTH has received the Fitwel Viral Response Certification. Fitwel is the world's leading certification system for buildings and communities that optimizes projects to support health. Generated by expert analysis of over 5,600 academic research studies, Fitwel is implementing a vision for a healthier future where all buildings and communities are enhanced to strengthen health and wellbeing.
BOMA BEST Gold
In 2019, 240FOURTH received BOMA BEST Gold certification, the second highest level in the program. The BOMA BEST program is a national environmental recognition and certification program for commercial buildings in Canada. It was designed, developed and is administered by BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association) Canada and BOMA Calgary. BOMA BEST Gold certification is for buildings that score 80 per cent or higher on the BOMA BEST assessment of best practices and sustainable programs and systems.
Gold Certification for LEED®
In 2018 and 2013 240FOURTH received Gold Certification for LEED® Canada EB:O&M (Existing Building: Operations & Maintenance)! Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) is a third-party certification program and an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
LEED® Canada EB:O&M is a building rating system administered by the Canada Green Building Council, a national non-profit organization. The process helps building owners and operators to measure operations, improvements and maintenance on a consistent scale, with the goal of maximizing operational efficiency while minimizing environmental, resource and health impacts. Our Gold certification distinguishes 240FOURTH as a leader in the real estate industry, reaching the second highest certification in this category.
BOMA Earth Award
In 2013, 240FOURTH received the BOMA Earth Award at the local level. The Earth Award is presented to buildings that have made significant efforts to address environmental issues faced by older and newer buildings. Judging is based on a building description & summary, reduction of environmental risk, indoor air quality & green cleaning, recycling, energy conservation, water conservation, interior finish, green purchasing policy, occupant communications & education, and a case study. Each building must possess valid BOMA BEST certification.