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Starlight Investments Commercial Property in Ottawa, ON, Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

TorontoApril 13, 2023 – Starlight Investments (“Starlight”) is pleased to announce that one of its commercial properties located in Ottawa, Ontario, has been successfully recertified and has been awarded LEED O+M Platinum certification.

The 11-storey commercial building in Ottawa’s downtown core first achieved LEED O+M Gold certification in 2019. Since then, maintaining and enhancing sustainability efforts has been a priority for Starlight company-wide and at this property. With strong energy performance, a focus on indoor environmental quality, and engagement initiatives the property was recently awarded LEED v4.1 O+M: Existing Buildings recertification. 

We are thrilled and humbled to have achieved LEED O+M Platinum Certification for this property after achieving Gold certification a few short years ago,” said Tracy Sherren, President, Canadian Commercial, Starlight Investments. This certification is a reflection of our commitment to sustainability and constant improvement. We are proud of our team’s dedication and hard work towards achieving this significant milestone.”

The improvement from Gold to Platinum demonstrates Starlight’s collective commitment to sustainability and acts a direct benefit to property management and building occupants. Continuing to successfully recertify through LEED O+M ensures that Starlight continues to improve efficiency, enhance occupant well-being, and create inclusive and complete communities.

Starlight, property management and key tenants of the property collectively worked together to implement sustainability measures in the building to enhance comfort, convenience and efficiency. Some of the most meaningful additions include additional LED lighting, better occupant controls and better tuned equipment, an improved organics recycling program, green cleaning measures, and enhanced indoor air quality maintenance are a few of the key additions made to the property since 2019. 

Meeting this high global standard ensures that Starlight is consistently performing at an industry-leading standard around green management practices.

About Starlight Investments

Starlight Investments is a leading global real estate investment and asset management firm. A privately held owner, developer and asset manager of over 77,000 multi-residential suites and over 8 million square feet of commercial property space, we offer a range of investment vehicles across various real estate strategies. Starlight’s guiding mission is to balance our tenure with visionary curiosity to create positive impact for investors and communities alike. At Starlight, we invest with impact. 

Learn more at www​.starlight​in​vest​.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.

Marlee Kohn

Executive Director, ESG

+1 – 416-234‑8444

Talia Schwebel

Executive Director, Marketing

+1 – 416-234‑8444