BOSTON– Boston Global Investors (BGI) announced that 10 World Trade, an innovative development in Boston’s Seaport district, has received the East Coast’s first Double Platinum WiredScore and SmartScore Certification, a globally renowned authority in digital connectivity and sustainability assessment.
This prestigious certification underscores 10 World Trade’s unwavering commitment to providing state-of-the-art technology infrastructure and a sustainable, future-ready workspace.
10 World Trade is a new 555,250 SF 17-story lab/research and development building offering Class A office space in Boston’s thriving Seaport District. The building has already achieved a SITES Pre-Certification and is targeting LEED Gold. The project stands as a testament to inclusivity, with more minority and female-owned participation than any other project in Boston, with a comprehensive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Program. BGI’s MWBE partners at Cogsville Capital Group and Bastion Companies have overseen the project’s goals for MWBE Participation throughout each phase of the project, from design and construction to financing and operations.
WiredScore, known for its rigorous evaluation of a building’s technological and environmental capabilities, awarded the Double Platinum Certification to 10 World Trade in recognition of its unmatched commitment to digital connectivity, resilience, and sustainability. This achievement sets a new standard for excellence in the industry.
“Receiving the Double Platinum Certification from WiredScore is a testament to our ongoing commitment to providing the best possible environment for our tenants,” said John Hynes, Vice President. “We understand the vital role that connectivity and sustainability play in today’s dynamic business landscape, and we are proud to have achieved this milestone.”
“10 World Trade is an exemplary model of what it means to be a digitally connected and environmentally responsible building,” said Arie Barendrecht, CEO & Founder at WiredScore. “This Double Platinum Certification signifies that the building is at the forefront of a rapidly evolving industry, meeting the highest standards for digital connectivity and sustainability.”
Currently, BGI is leading a proposal for D&E Street Development in Boston’s Seaport. BGI’s proposal for the 6-acre project includes office and lab space, a hotel, supermarket, and a public library. There would be enough parking for 900 cars, as well as 50,000 square feet of open space. BGI, responsible for much of the development of Boston’s Seaport region, is committed to DE&I, sustainability, and community engagement through partnering with Bastion Companies, Cogsville Capital Group, RISE, EDGE, and construction is led by a Joint Venture Suffolk Construction & HJ Russell.