LOS ANGELES—CBRE announced that two buildings managed by the company—HESS Tower in Houston, Texas, and 6525 The Corners in Peachtree Corners, Georgia—were recipients of the International TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year®) Award at the 2017 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference & Expo in Nashville, Tenn.
HESS Tower won in the “Corporate Facility” category. The property is managed by CBRE and owned by H&R REIT. HESS Tower also is a BOMA 360 Performance Program® building. 6525 The Corners won in the “Under 100,000 Square Feet” category. The property is managed by CBRE and owned by Glenfield Capital.
“We are honored to accept multiple TOBY® Awards on behalf of our clients this year,” said Mary Jo Eaton, CBRE’s Global President for Asset Services. “These awards validate our partnership with our clients and our ability to provide them with world class operational excellence in the management of their assets.”
The TOBY Awards are the commercial real estate industry’s highest recognition honoring excellence in commercial building management and operations in specific categories of building size or type. To win an International TOBY Award, a property first must win both local and regional competitions. Judging is based on community impact, tenant and employee relations programs, energy management systems, accessibility, emergency evacuation procedures, building personnel training programs and overall quality indicators. A team of expert industry professionals also conducted comprehensive building inspections.