Starlight Achieves LEED Certification at Bluestone Nanaimo Complex
Toronto – JUNE 21st – Starlight Investments (“Starlight”) is pleased to announce that Bluestone Nanaimo has been awarded LEED® BD+C Gold certification.
Starlight pursued LEED® certification specifically due to the direct benefits this certification will deliver to our residents. Collectively, Starlight’s development team, building management, and third-party contractors have worked together to implement sustainability features that enhance resident comfort, convenience, and wellbeing. These measures include environmentally preferred construction materials, energy efficient heating and cooling systems, water efficient fixtures, and advanced ventilation and air filtration systems.
“At Starlight we believe that reducing the carbon footprint of our buildings is beneficial for both the environment and our residents. The LEED® Gold Certification that we have received for Bluestone Nanaimo reflects our commitment to sustainability and tenant satisfaction,” stated Daniel Drimmer, Starlight President and Chief Executive Officer Drimmer.
The complex achieved LEED® v4 BD+C: Multifamily Midrise certification on March 10th, 2022. Completed in 2021, the three-tower complex boasts numerous end-user- focused features including triple glaze windows, CO2 and indoor air quality sensors, and a green roof to establish maximum comfort and efficiency. Additional amenities include electric vehicle charging stations, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, and a rain garden. Residents across 250 suites enjoy unique views and natural daylight
Achieving LEED® BD+C aligns with the high expectations our residents rightfully hold regarding sustainability. Meeting this global standard ensures Starlight is performing at an industry leading standard around green design and management practices.
For further information and to learn about Starlight’s ESG program and our commitment to measurable improvements in sustainability, please visit our website.
About LEED ®
LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized system based on a range of principles and practices that reduce the environmental impact linked to the construction and operation of green buildings.
About Starlight Investments
Starlight Investments is a privately held Toronto-based, full service, multi-family and commercial real estate investment and asset management company driven by an experienced team of over 360 professionals. The company currently manages over $25.0 billion of direct real estate as well as real estate investment securities. Investment vehicles include institutional joint ventures, True North Commercial REIT, Starlight U.S. Multi-Family Funds, the Northview Fund and Starlight Capital Funds. Starlight Investment’s portfolio consists of approximately 73,000 multi-residential units across Canada and the U.S. and over 9.0 million square feet of commercial properties. Please visit us at www.starlightinvest.com and connect with us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/starlight-investments-ltd-