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Citybiz: Downtown Atlanta Office Building Achieves LEED Platinum Status

08 Feb 2023

Downtown Atlanta office building also named the fourth highest-scoring ENERGY STAR recipient in the city

Lincoln Property Company Southeast (Lincoln) announced today that 55 Allen Plaza has been awarded LEED Platinum Certification, a benchmark of sustainable efforts in design, construction and operations practices. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the world and an international symbol of excellence. 55 Allen Plaza now stands as an example of sustainability, health and efficiency in the commercial office industry. This certification also marks the first LEED Platinum building within Lincoln’s Atlanta portfolio.

Lincoln handles leasing and management for 55 Allen on behalf of the owner, Lone Star Funds. The building received the LEED v4.1 O+M (Building Operations and Management): Existing Buildings Platinum Certification, identifying it as a showcase example of sustainability and leadership in the transformation of the building industry. Additionally, 55 Allen received an ENERGY STAR score of 94, situating the building as the fourth highest ENERGY STAR score recipient in Atlanta.

“This platinum certification is recognition of the immense effort put into ensuring this property operates at the highest standard for sustainability and environmental performance,” said Lincoln Senior Vice President Hunter Henritze. “We’re proud of the dedication to reducing the property’s carbon footprint from the entire team at 55 Allen. As we continue to work towards an even more sustainable environment in Downtown Atlanta, we will continue to make conscious decisions that aid in creating a more sustainable future for the commercial real estate industry. ”

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