THE Landis Group Awarded Prestigious Building of the Year Award From BOMA For 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford
STAMFORD, CT (Sept. 20, 2012) – The Landis Group, a leading real estate development and management firm, continues to add to its list of industry accolades with the announcement today thatitspremierClass A office tower located across from the Stamford Train Station at 400 Atlantic Street has been awarded The Office Building of the Year (TOBY) from the Southern Connecticut Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) in the 500,000-1,000,000-square-foot, multi-tenant category. The Landis Group will be presented with the TOBY at an awards dinner on October 4.
“Receipt of this prestigious honor is further testament to our commitment to creating an exceptional business environment at 400 Atlantic that not only meets, but exceeds tenants’ expectations and requirements,” said Scott Landis, Principal at The Landis Group. “We continue to make great strides in strengthening the energy efficiency of 400 Atlantic, as well as improving the amenities to enhance the overall tenant experience. This award is a strong validation of our ongoing efforts, as well as of our team’s tremendous dedication to ensuring that this property continues to maintain its position as the premier office building in this market.”
Stamford’s preeminent business address, 400 Atlantic Street is a 15-story, 500,000-square-foot Class A office building that was originally conceived and constructed as Champion Paper's world headquarters. The building is highlighted by a dramatic lobby entrance and public spaces, expansive 37,000-square-foot highly flexible floor plates, elegant interior staircases and sweeping views of Long Island Sound.
Recently, the property achieved theU.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) prestigious Energy Star recognition, the national symbol for superior energy efficiency and environmental protection. Commercial buildings that earn Energy Star recognition use 35 percent less energy and generate 35 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than similar buildings across the nation.
Located just 35 minutes from Manhattan, 400 Atlantic Street is across the street from the Stamford Metro-North Rail Station and adjacent to Interstate 95. Each of the building’s light flooded floors presents an opportunity for eight spacious corner offices, while the center core construction allows for the most efficient space planning. Tenants also benefit from the presence of numerous on-site amenities, including an indoor connected garage, in-building fitness center, and full-service lobby cafeteria.
The building is home to such high-quality corporations as UBS, American Express, The Santander Group and Harman Kardon. Currently, there is 40,000 square feet of premier space available with the ability to expand. The CBRE team of David Block and Steven Greenbush is the exclusive leasing agent for the building.
Southern Connecticut BOMA, is part of BOMA International, an international federation of 108 organizations forming a worldwide, professional community dedicated to providing knowledge and solutions to commercial real estate practitioners. Southern Connecticut BOMA serves the commercial real estate industry from New Haven to the New York/CT line. As part of the award process, judges inspect the sites and award points in a wide variety of categories such as security, management, maintenance, parking, landscaping and amenities.
About The Landis Group
The Landis Group has developed, owned or operated in excess of 20 million square feet of Class A real estate across the Northeast since its founding in 1967. The firm developed the landmark Carnegie Center, a 560-acre mixed-use development, which includes 5.5 million square feet of office space, 1,100 residential units, 500 hotel rooms as well as the 370,000-square-foot Princeton Market Fair Mall.
About the TOBY Awards
The Office Building of the Year "TOBY" Award was created in 1985 to salute excellence in the office building industry. Now, 26 years later, it remains the most prestigious and comprehensive program of its kind in commercial real estate, recognizing quality in office buildings and awarding excellence in office building management. TOBY has drawn attention to hundreds of office buildings across the United States and Canada, and to the owners, managers and architects who conceive, operate and design them. There are three levels to the competition: Local, Regional and International. Buildings must complete and win at the local and then regional level to qualify for the International competition.