CHICAGO | January 07, 2019

MB Real Estate (MBRE) announced today that 181 West Madison, a million square-foot, Class-A high-rise office building located in Chicago’s Central Business District, earned LEED Gold recertification. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a program spearheaded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) that recognizes properties for exceptional energy and resource efficiency.

181 West Madison excelled in its recertification process and received a perfect score of 60 points, signifying the building’s place at the forefront of environmental standards for commercial properties.

181 West Madison’s certification is in the USBGC’s LEED O+M category for Building Operations and Maintenance, a category designed for existing buildings that meet LEED’s criteria through retrofitted sustainability initiatives.

“181 West Madison was built right before the concept of green buildings really took off, and it has been the priority of ownership and management to make sustainability a building standard,” said MBRE SVP and General Manager at 181 West Madison Krystal Kurinsky. “Thanks to the hard work and commitment of our team over the past five years, we have been able to continue to enhance our building operations and sustainable practices to maintain our gold level certification.”

181 West Madison is one of thirteen buildings in MBRE’s asset management portfolio to achieve LEED certification. It has been MBRE’s mission throughout its portfolio of managed assets to reduce energy consumption and implement efficiencies in use of non-renewable resources for the benefit our clients and our tenants.

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