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Fitwel Recognizes the Best in Building Health

The Center for Active Design announces a sharp uptick in the application of the Fitwel Certification System, with an 80% increase in projects achieving certification between 2017 and 2018. Today, we recognize exceptional real estate, design, and consulting companies for their unique achievements in leading the industry towards building health.


  • Industry Leading Company: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

  • Industry Leader: Eleni Reed, Head of Sustainability - Americas, Lendlease

  • Greatest Number of Certifications: Kilroy Realty Corporation, Verdani Partners, Brandywine Realty Trust, Clarion Partners, Anthem, Inc.

  • Greatest Impact: Brandywine Realty Trust, Vornado Realty Trust, QuadReal Property Group

  • Highest Scores: The Tower Companies, Clarion Partners, AvalonBay Communities, Anthem Inc., U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Menkes Developments Ltd, Cushman & Wakefield, QuadReal Property Group, Vornado Realty Trust, FOX Architects, Bupa, HDR Inc.

Fitwel Champion: Tishman Speyer Rockefeller Center, New York, Courtesy of Tishman Speyer

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Whether you are looking to impact a single project or an entire portfolio of buildings, you can apply the Fitwel Strategies to achieve Fitwel certification through a streamlined and user-friendly system. In the process, you'll also discover how your efforts are taking occupant health to the next level.

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Fitwel Champion: Vornado Bloomberg HQ New York, Photo Courtesy of Vornado

Fitwel Champions

Fitwel Champions are companies that have committed to using Fitwel at a portfolio scale. Fitwel streamlines the process for efficient application throughout a portfolio, by focusing on parallels in the design and operations of buildings.

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Check Out Our New Data-Driven, Digital Portal

Certification doesn't have to be a painful process, and the Fitwel Portal makes it easy thanks to its interactive, digital interface that gives you faster access to key info on building performance and health impact. The updated Fitwel Portal is now an all-encompassing platform that allows you to register, benchmark, and submit a single project or an entire real estate portfolio for Fitwel certification.

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What Our Fans are Saying

Bob Simpson Vice President of Affordable & Green Financing, Fannie Mae

Fannie Mae believes that the manner in which affordable rental housing properties are designed and maintained creates a strong platform for healthier families and their surrounding neighborhoods. Fitwel’s healthy building certification system strengthens that platform by providing multifamily property owners and developers with the tools they need to create healthier places to live for our nation’s renter population.

Vincent R. Ciruzzi Chief Development Officer, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc

Alexandria is proud to be recognized by Fitwel for our commitment to creating dynamic and collaborative environments that promote the health and efficiency of our tenants and enable them to develop innovative solutions that advance human health. Our leadership and regional teams are very supportive and enthusiastic about utilizing the tool in our campus development and operations to advance our goal of increasing employee health and wellness.

Jonathan Flaherty Senior Director, Sustainability & Utilities, Tishman Speyer

Fitwel is an outstanding partner for Tishman Speyer as we prioritize the health and wellness of our tenants throughout our worldwide portfolio. We will apply Fitwel not just in the United States, but introduce it to the Chinese, Indian and European markets, making it a global strategic resource and roadmap to create healthier work environments.