Over the years Commerce Court has been the recipient of numerous prestigious regional, provincial, national and international awards for excellence in the areas of building management, design, sustainable practices, modernization upgrades, historical preservation and tenant service.
Here are just a few of the accolades received over the past few years.
2022 Wired Certified Platinum, Complex
Commerce Court's West Tower, constructed in 1971, all achieved Wired Certified Platinum designations. Commerce Court's North Tower, built in 1931, joined a group of elite historic properties that have also achieved Wired Certified Platinum, including the Empire State Building in New York and the Wrigley Building in Chicago. The designation was assigned upon extensive review of Commerce Court's two million sq. ft. complex for best-in-class connectivity, technological infrastructure and readiness to adopt emerging technologies.
Two Star Fitwel Rating - February 2, 2022
Commerce Court received a 2 Star Fitwel Rating by the Center for Active Design. This certification was achieved through incorporating a number of evidence-based design and operations strategies that support the physical, mental, and social health of occupants. Please click here to learn more.
2021 BOMA Canada - The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) National Award - Over 1 Million Sq. Ft.
The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) National Awards are one of the most prestigious and comprehensive programs of their kind in the commercial real estate industry recognizing quality in buildings and rewarding excellence in building management from across Canada. During the competition, all facets of a building’s operations are thoroughly evaluated. Buildings are judged on everything from community involvement and site management to environmental and “green” policies and procedures.
Fitwel Viral Response Certified - July 7, 2021
Commerce Court achieved a Fitwel Viral Response Certification for our efforts mitigate the spread of infectious respiratory diseases at the building.
Fitwel is the world's leading certification system for buildings and communities that optimizes projects to support health. Generated by expert analysis of over 5,600 academic research studies, Fitwel is implementing a vision for a healthier future where all buildings and communities are enhanced to strengthen health and wellbeing. Please click here to learn more.
2021 BOMA Toronto - The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award - Over 1 Million Sq. Ft.
The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards from BOMA Toronto are one of the most prestigious and comprehensive programs of their kind in the commercial real estate industry recognizing quality in buildings and rewarding excellence in building management in the greater Toronto area. During the competition, all facets of a building’s operations are thoroughly evaluated. Buildings are judged on everything from community involvement and site management to environmental and “green” policies and procedures.
Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification - Commerce Court West
Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification measures accessibility standards in the operation of a building and in recognition of an organization’s commitment to providing an accessible building.
The Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification program works to help improve accessibility of the built environment in Canada – the places where we live, work, learn and play and helps create a fully accessible and inclusive Canada.
Certification is from February 11, 2021 to February 11, 2026.
2023 LEED EB: (O&M) Platinum Level Certification, West Tower
LEED provides a framework for healthy, efficient, carbon and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement, and it is backed by an entire industry of committed organizations and individuals paving the way for market transformation.
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BOMA BEST Gold
BOMA BEST is Canada's largest environmental assessment and certification program managed by the Building Owners and Managers Association. Commerce Court recertified in 2017 earning a Gold Level for the North, East, South, and West Towers, as well as the Retail Concourse. For more information, click here.
BOMA International 360 Program Performance Designation
Awarded to the West, North, and South Towers, the BOMA 360 Performance Program sets the standard worldwide for operational best practices in the commercial real estate industry as there is no clearer mark of excellence. For more information, click here.
BOMA Toronto - Certificate of Excellence
Awarded in 2019 for the North Tower, and 2021 for the West, East, and South Tower, the Certificate of Excellence is judged on building management and operations, community impact, tenant relations, energy and environment management, emergency preparedness and the training of building personnel. For more information , click here.
2022 LEED GOLD and Platinum
Awarded in 2022, Commerce Court North received LEED® Canada Gold, and Commerce Court West received LEED® Platinum certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) program – an internationally recognized benchmark for environmental standards.