K Raheja Corp’s J.W. Marriot – Sahar, gets LEED Gold certification
Close on the heels of the LEED Gold Certification being awarded to the K Raheja Corp owned Marriot Whitefield Bengaluru, with business diversified from real estate to retail, to hospitality, to retail development, received award for its J.W. Marriott – Sahar, in Mumbai.
As front-runners in the hospitality industry, and in continuing to be committed to the green cause, it was only logical to extend to customers the environmentally sustainable benefits of a green hotel. The project has achieved a rating of 66 points in the Final Certification review of the Indian Green Building Council’s (IGBC) LEED 2011 for India.
Guests residing at the hotel become part of the larger sustainable cause which has multi-fold benefits. Each of them, as aware citizens, contribute towards curbing global warming as this hotel draws less power from the coal-based power plant and less water from the BMC administered lakes.
“At K Raheja Corp we have been committed to the green cause and it is our endeavour to ensure each of our offerings has a positive impact on the environment and the society at large. The certifications are a reiteration of the good work we do and encourage us to strive to achieve more in this sector. We remain staunch evangelists of the green cause, and believe that the healthiest way forward is with the imbibing of sustainable business practices,” Shabbir Kanchwala, Senior Vice President, K Raheja Corp said.