Thirteen REITs have been named as 2022 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award winners, with eight of the 13 receiving a Sustained Excellence Award—the highest honor among ENERGY STAR Awards.
Each year, EPA honors partners that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements in partnership with ENERGY STAR.
EPA presents the Sustained Excellence Award to businesses or organizations that have already received ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition for a minimum of two consecutive years and have gone above and beyond the criteria needed to qualify for recognition.
REITs that received the Sustained Excellence Award include:
Kilroy Realty Corp . (NYSE: KRC), its seventh consecutive Sustained Excellence win
Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO), its seventh consecutive Sustained Excellence win
SL Green Realty Corp . (NYSE: SLG), its fifth consecutive Sustained Excellence win
Office Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: OPI), its third consecutive Sustained Excellence win
Boston Properties, Inc . (NYSE: BXP), its second Sustained Excellence win
Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc . (NYSE: HPP), its second Sustained Excellence win
Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), its second Sustained Excellence win
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), its first Sustained Excellence win
In addition, The RMR Group LLC, which manages all properties owned by Office Properties Income Trust, had its second Sustained Excellence win.
REITs that were named a Partner of the Year award winner include:
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc . (NYSE: ESRT); Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PEAK);Paramount Group, Inc. (NYSE: PGRE);Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: PDM); and, Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR).