Logistics Property Company, LLC (“LPC”), a modern logistics real estate developer, investor, and manager headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, proudly achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification for the Banning ONE development in Banning, California. Additionally, Box Park Logistics Center, in Cinnaminson, New Jersey, Covington Commerce Center in Covington, Georgia and Southern Star Logistics Park in Midlothian, Texas have each received LEED Certification.
These Logistics Property Company developments achieved LEED certification by implementing:
- Lighting and control systems for energy efficiency.
- Water-conserving irrigation systems and landscaping, designed to conserve water.
- High-efficiency HVAC systems to reduce energy consumption.Low-reflective roof materials, including TPO (thermoplastic polyolefin), to reflect sunlight and reduce heat absorption.
- Low-VOC (volatile organic compounds) paint and adhesive materials to protect indoor air quality.
- Electric vehicle charging stations.
- Construction and demolition waste management, including the collection of recyclable materials to eliminate disposal in landfills.
- Building commissioning and energy modeling conducted post-construction to ensure building performance and optimization.
The certification of these developments demonstrates LPC’s commitment to sustainability and responsible business practices, with the goal of contributing to a healthier planet, and the best possible buildings for tenants through potential long-term cost savings due to reduced energy and water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
“Our developments are designed to enable our tenants to operate in an environmentally responsible manner and reduce their carbon footprint,” said James Martell, Chief Executive Officer at Logistics Property Company. “Our commitment to sustainable business practices goes beyond obtaining LEED certification. We strive to continuously improve our practices and explore innovative solutions to minimize our environmental impact.”
LEED, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the most widely used green building rating system in the world and an international symbol of excellence. Through design, construction and operations practices that improve environmental and human health, LEED-certified buildings are helping to make the world more sustainable.
“Our teams take great pride in obtaining LEED certification through the implementation of sustainable design and solutions, including water conservation, energy efficiency, material selection and indoor environmental quality.” stated Elena Daniel, Senior Vice President and Head of Environmental, Social and Governance at LPC. “These certifications are a testament to our commitment to sustainable practices and our dedication to minimizing our environmental impact for a greener future.”
Further details on Logistics Property Company’s approach and commitment to sustainability are included in the firm’s 2022 ESG Report – Clearer Heights – Developing A Sustainable Future.
About Logistics Property Co.
Logistics Property Company, LLC (LPC) is an industrial real estate company focused on the acquisition, development, and management of modern logistics properties. The group is led by a diverse management team that averages more than 25 years of experience and has developed more than 56.7 million square feet of logistics buildings since 1995. LPC is headquartered in Chicago with more than 75 employees strategically located across eight offices. Its portfolio currently comprises 55 buildings across 23.9 million square feet in key logistics markets across North America with an estimated end value of more than $4.3 billion. For further information, please visit logisticspropco.com and follow @logisticspropco.
About the U.S. Green Building Council
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a healthy, resilient and equitable future for all through the development of green buildings, cities and communities. For more than 20 years, USGBCb has been advancing green building practices through the development of LEED, the world’s most widely used green building program. With the support of thousands of members, volunteers and partners, USGBC provides robust green building education courses, a rigorous professional credentialing program, and advocates for effective public policies. It convenes an international network of green building and sustainability leaders through the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, and forward thinking programs, including the Center for Green Schools. For more information, visit usgbc.org.