Seven Canadian Buildings Win International TOBYs | RENX


A three-building office campus at 1-8 Prologis Blvd., in Mississauga is a recipient of the BOMA TOBY International Award. It is owned by HOOPP and is managed by Triovest. (Courtesy of BOMA, HOOP / Triovest)

Canadian buildings have performed very well in the recent BOMA 2021 International Conference and Exhibition, producing seven winners of Outstanding Building of the Year Award (TOBY).

The TOBY Awards recognize the quality of commercial buildings and recognize excellence in building management. The rewards program starts at the local level and ends with the international rewards.

All facets of a building’s operations are thoroughly evaluated during competitions, including community involvement, site management, and environmental policies and procedures.

In addition to the construction awards, Anne Marie Guèvremont was named BOMA Fellow. Guèvremont is Senior Property Manager for Aeroterm Canadian Management Co., in Dorval, Quebec.

Fellows named BOMA Fellows are recognized for “exemplary and sustained contributions to the industry, their profession, the community and to BOMA at all levels and have continuously answered the call for leadership and service throughout. their career “.

The seven Canadian building winners are (including property capsule profiles):

1-8 Prologis Boulevard, Mississauga

Three buildings located in the Mississauga Gateway Center on Prologis Boulevard in Mississauga, owned by Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Realty Inc. (HOOPP) and managed by Triovest Realty Advisors Inc., won the low-rise suburban office category.

1 boul. Prologis is a five story Class A building with a leasable area of ​​143,959 square feet. 2 and 8 boul. Prologis are composed of five- and four-storey buildings connected by a two-storey link. Together, they combine for 221,000 square feet of Class A office space.

The three buildings have LEED Gold, Best BOMA Gold and WiredScore Gold certificates.

10 Dundas Street East, Toronto

The attached retail winner was 10 Dundas Street East, which is owned by Prime and managed by BentallGreenOak.

The 10-story, 331,894 square foot shopping, office and entertainment complex was built in 2008 and faces Yonge-Dundas Square in downtown Toronto. It includes more than 30 shops and restaurants as well as a Cineplex movie theater.

It has a BOMA Best Gold certification.

Three Bridges Community Health Center, Vancouver

Trois Ponts Community Health Center, owned and managed by Properties of Wesgroup at 1128 Hornby St. in downtown Vancouver, was named Best Medical Office Building.

Tenants in the building, located near Saint-Paul Hospital, provide a variety of health care services for people of all ages.

745 Thurlow, Vancouver

The winner in the 250,000 to 499,999 square foot office buildings category was 745 Thurlow in downtown Vancouver, owned by 2748355 Canada Inc. and 745 Thurlow Street Holdings Inc. and managed by QuadReal Real Estate Group.

The 400,000 square foot building, completed in 2015, includes shops on the ground floor.

Its amenities include: a rooftop patio and conference center; bicycle parking and storage; end-of-trip facilities; a fitness center; Lockers; a charging station for electric vehicles; and a quiet living room.

It has LEED Core and Shell Gold, LEED Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance Platinum, BOMA Best Gold, WiredScore Gold, Fitwel, Energetic star and Rick Hansen Foundation accessibility certificates.

Queen’s Quay Terminal, Toronto

Queen’s Quay Terminal, at 207 Queen’s Quay W., in downtown Toronto, was the winner of the historic building. It is owned by Northam CCPF II Tenco (QQT) Limited and 10954594 Canada Inc. and is managed by Northam Realty Advisors Limited.

It was designed in the late 1920s as a dry storage shed for general cargo and cold storage and was the first poured concrete building in Canada.

It was renovated in 1984 and four floors were added to the original eight. It now has 495,000 square feet of commercial, office and retail space as well as residential condominiums.

The Queen’s Quay terminal has a BOMA Best Gold certification.

South Oakville Shops, Oakville

The outdoor retail winner was South Oakville Businessesat 461-499 Cornwall Road in Oakville, Ontario. It was completed in 2015, is owned by Shops of Oakville South Inc. and is managed by FCR Management Services LP.

The 111,300 square foot shopping center offers 26 stores and services and is anchored by a 45,000 square foot shopping center Longo’s and Landing of the Harpers.

Southcreek Business Center, Markham

Southcreek Corporate Center, at 55, 105 and 150 Commerce Valley Drive W. in Markham, Ont., won the Mid-Rise Suburban Office Park category.

It is owned by Northam CCPF Tenco (Commerce Valley Drive) Ltd. and LaSalle Investment Management and managed by Northam Realty Advisors Limited.

The 55 Commerce was built in 2000 and has eight floors totaling 186,390 square feet; 105 Commerce was built in 2001 and has eight floors; and 150 Commerce was built in 2005 and has nine floors with an area of ​​211,818 square feet.


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