South Gate Industrial Park Wins Green Awards 2016
Moscow, Russia – 30 September 2016 –An independent jury for Green Awards 2016 named South Gate Industrial Park (building 2CDE)the best project in the “Warehouse and Industrial Real Estate” category for sustainability and energy efficiency.This is the fourth award of the kind received by South Gate, which is the first Russian industrial park to obtain certification from LEED and BREEAM, world’s leading ratingsfor environmentally friendly construction.
The jury of Green Awards used the following criteria to assess the leading Russian warehouses and industrial parks: location and accessibility, environmental sustainability, water and energy efficiency,emission-reducing technologies, choice of building materials, waste management, internal environment of the buildings, innovation etc. The Green Awards ceremony took place on 15 September2016 in Moscow during the PROEstate International Real Estate Investment Forum.
David Simons, Managing Partner at Radius Group, said: “To us sustainability and energy efficiency are more than just a competitive advantage of South Gate, they are the underlying principles of our business. Whatever we do, from planning to servicing our buildings, we are always guided by the principles of green development. This is not just a manifestation of our corporate social responsibility – it is our business model. It is therefore quite natural that we’ve become a sought-after partner for companies that share these values.”
Denis Denisov, EM Communications
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About Radius Group
Radius Group develops and invests in warehouse and industrial real estate in Russia, working with major international companies. The company was founded in 2006 by its Managing Directors Christopher Van Riet and David Simons. Radius Group provides flexible and responsible risk management, as well as financial solutions for acquisition, leasing, construction and asset management. In its portfolio, Radius Group has a range of A class projects successfully implemented in Moscow, Kiev and Kazan. In 2009 the company started development of the South Gate industrial park with a total area of 650,000 square meters in the city of Domodedovo in the Moscow region. More information is available at www.radiusrussia.com
About Green Awards
Green Awards is the first all-Russian competition in sustainable development and energy efficiency. The best Russian projects in the field of environmentally-friendly development are chosen in accordance with the GREEN ZOOM standard.
Organisers: the competition is organised by the Guild of Property Managers and Developers and supported by PROEstate International Real Estate Investment Forum, the Ministry of Regional Development, the Ministry for Natural Resources and Environment and the Ministry of Energy.
Objectives: to share experience in successful resource-efficient and environmentally-minded projects and to publicly promote the input of developers, builders and architects into the Sustainable Development of Russia.
Find out more at www.greenawards.ru