Corporate Sustainability

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Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: AX.UN) (“Artis” or the “REIT”) announced today that, as part of its commitment to reduce potential adverse effects on the environment and promoting the use of energy efficient tenant practices, it received Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (“LEED®”) certification at eight of its office properties, seven in Canada and one in the United States.

In January 2015, LEED® Platinum certification was awarded to 220 Portage Avenue (Royal Bank Building) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, while LEED® Gold certification was awarded to Stampede Station, 800 5th Avenue, and 109 Quarry Park Blvd SE located in Calgary, Alberta, 360 Main located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and North Scottsdale Corporate Centre II located in Scottsdale, Arizona. The MTS Place buildings, located at 333 Main Street and 191 Pioneer Avenue in Winnipeg, Manitoba also received LEED® Silver certification.

At Artis REIT, environmental responsibility is a core value, as well as a sound business proposition. We are committed to conducting business in a responsible manner, minimizing our carbon footprint, waste generation, water and energy consumption.

As with all key business metrics, Artis is committed to the path of continuous improvement in the field of sustainability.


Armin Martens, P. Eng., M.B.A.
President & C.E.O.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Through the creation and management of environmental programs and protection policies, Artis endeavors to minimize its potential negative environmental impact such as excess waste generation, and seeks to use energy efficient and environmentally friendly products in its buildings. To date, Artis has 21 properties with a LEED® designation, 22 properties with Energy Star rating and 49 properties with a Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Building Environmental Standards (BEST) certification.

Our Certified Properties

LEED Certified
Certified 3M Distribution Facility - Milton, ON
Certified Meadowvale Office - Mississauga, ON
Certified 37 Quarry Park Blvd SE - Calgary, AB
Certified 49 Quarry Park Blvd SE - Calgary, AB
Gold 360 Main & Shops of Winnipeg Square - Winnipeg, MB
Gold Cara Foods Building - Vaughan, ON
Gold Stampede Station - Calgary, AB
Gold 800-5th Ave - Calgary, AB
Gold 109 Quarry Park Blvd SE - Calgary, AB
Platinum 220 Portage Avenue - Winnipeg, MB
Silver MTS Call Centre Building - Winnipeg, MB
Silver Heritage Square - Calgary, AB
Silver Production Court - Burnaby, BC
Silver MTS Place I & II - Winnipeg, MB
Gold GSA Professional Office Building - Phoenix, AZ
Gold Two MarketPointe - Bloomington, MN
Gold MAX at Kierland - Scottsdale, AZ
Gold North Scottsdale Corporate Center II - Phoenix, AZ
Silver Humana Building - Glendale, AZ
Energy Star Certified
Energy Star Rating: 89 MTS Call Centre Building - Winnipeg, MB
Energy Star Rating: 85 Hartford Corporate Plaza - New Hartford, NY
Energy Star Rating: 69 Heritage Square - Calgary, AB
Energy Star Rating: 93 360 Main & Shops of Winnipeg Square - Winnipeg, MB
Energy Star Rating: 100 488 Albert Street - Nanaimo, BC
Energy Star Rating: 93 6475 Metral Drive - Nanaimo, BC
Energy Star Rating: 72 Production Court - Burnaby, BC
Energy Star Rating: 84, 75 MTS Place I & II - Winnipeg, MB
Energy Star Rating: 82 Stampede Station - Calgary, AB
Energy Star Rating: 81 GSA Professional Office Building - Phoenix, AZ
Energy Star Rating: 92 Two MarketPointe - Bloomington, MN
Energy Star Rating: 86 800-5th Ave - Calgary, AB
Energy Star Rating: 98 MAX at Kierland - Scottsdale, AZ
Energy Star Rating: 93 220 Portage Avenue - Winnipeg, MB
Energy Star Rating: 88 109 Quarry Park Blvd SE - Calgary, AB
Energy Star Rating: 82 1700 Broadway - Denver, CO
Energy Star Rating: 77 North Scottsdale Corporate Center II - Phoenix, AZ
Energy Star Rating: 89 601 Tower at Carlson - Minnetonka, MN
Energy Star Rating: 89 The Point at Inverness - Englewood, CO
Energy Star Rating: 75 Canadian Pacific Plaza - Minneapolis, MN
BOMA Certified
BOMA BEST Certified Bronze 417-14th Street Building - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Bronze Britannia Building - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Bronze Campana Place - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Bronze Centre 70 Building - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Bronze Hillhurst Building - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Bronze BOMA BEST Certified Silver Production Court - Burnaby, BC
BOMA BEST Certified Bower Centre - Red Deer , AB
BOMA BEST Certified Maynard Technology Centre - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified McCall Lake Industrial - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified ADT Building - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified MTS Call Centre Building - Winnipeg, MB
BOMA BEST Certified Heritage Square - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Millennium Centre - Red Deer, AB
BOMA BEST Certified North City Office - Edmonton, AB
BOMA BEST Certified 37 Quarry Park Blvd SE - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified 49 Quarry Park Blvd SE - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified 109 Quarry Park Blvd SE - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Gold Cancross Court - Mississauga, ON
BOMA BEST Certified Gold Concorde Corporate Centre - Toronto, ON
BOMA BEST Certified Gold 360 Main & Shops of Winnipeg Square - Winnipeg, MB
BOMA BEST Certified Gold 415 Yonge Street - Toronto, ON
BOMA BEST Certified Gold Stampede Station - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Gold 800-5th Ave - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Gold 220 Portage Avenue - Winnipeg, MB
BOMA BEST Certified Silver Dunwin Portfolio - Mississauga, ON
BOMA BEST Certified Silver Birchcliff Energy Building - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Silver Centre 15 Building - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Silver Sierra Place - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Silver BOMA BEST Certified Gold MTS Place I & II - Winnipeg, MB
BOMA BEST Certified Silver Eau Claire Place II - Calgary, AB
BOMA BEST Certified Silver Canadian Centre - Calgary, AB

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