JLL’s Mumbai office achieves LEED Gold Certification
International property consultant JLL India’s office in Bandra – Kurla Complex (BKC), Mumbai, has been awarded LEED Gold Certification for commercial interiors (LEED®– CI). Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) handed over the prestigious certification in a ceremony held at JLL’s Mumbai office. The LEED®– CI certification recognises an office premise for green tenant improvements, showcasing the occupiers’ environmental commitments and leadership in creating sustainable and future ready office spaces.
Ramesh Nair, CEO and Country Head, JLL India said, “Our new office in ONE BKC amply reflects our philosophy and is the epitome of impeccable interior design and layout, ultra-modern comforts and conveniences as well as sustainable Grade A real estate. Achieving this certification is evidence of our efforts in creating the ‘workplace of the future’ and one which appeals to the millennials who constitute the majority of our workforce.”
The office provides for a tech-enabled environment with collaborative zones spread over 22,000 sq ft of prime, 100% environmentally sustainable work spaces. The office incorporates features like energy-efficient mercury free LED lighting, occupancy / vacancy detecting lighting sensors, enhanced air quality via Low VOC paints, adhesives and sealants among many others, the consultant said.
Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO, USGBC said, “Achieving LEED certification is more than implementing sustainable practices. It represents a commitment to making the world a better place and influencing others to do better. Given the extraordinary importance of climate protection and the central role of the building industry in that effort, JLL demonstrates their leadership through their LEED certification of JLL’s Mumbai office.”