LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC, the “company”, “Kilroy”) introduced at the moment that it has accomplished three onsite solar installations at 2100 Kettner and 9455 Towne Centre Drive in San Diego and Kilroy Oyster Point – Phase 1 in South San Francisco. With these techniques energized, Kilroy now hosts over six megawatts of solar spanning throughout 13 property, demonstrating Kilroy’s continued dedication to scaling its renewable energy installations all through its California portfolio.
The extra provide of unpolluted solar electrical energy from these initiatives extends Kilroy’s place as a sustainability chief and advances the corporate’s efforts to champion sustainability initiatives that tackle the important world problem of local weather change.
“Installing onsite solar is a critical tool for Kilroy as we work to decarbonize the built environment, allowing us to generate clean energy onsite, deliver long-term value to Kilroy, our tenants and our shareholders, as well as provide a visible demonstration of our commitment to sustainability,” stated Sarah King, Kilroy’s Senior Vice President, Sustainability.
The solar initiatives are put in behind the meter, permitting the solar energy generated for use onsite, lowering the buildings’ electrical grid demand to optimize constructing effectivity whereas benefiting Kilroy’s tenants. The initiatives are owned and operated by Stronghold Engineering and Lamb Energy, and the offers have been facilitated by Black Bear Energy.
“Stronghold is proud to be a part of Kilroy’s continuing efforts to embrace renewable energy,” declared Beverly Bailey, Stronghold’s President & CEO. “Along with helping to conserve natural resources, this project delivers real value to the client. It is a ‘win’ for all parties, and we are ecstatic to see companies like Kilroy lead the way in utilizing these technologies.”
“Kilroy is the leader in the industry when it comes to all things sustainability, and it is an honor to continue to work with them to build out solar on their new developments. Installing onsite solar remains one of the most value accretive options for REITs in their pursuit of net zero,” commented Drew Torbin, Black Bear Energy’s Chief Executive Officer.
About Kilroy Realty Corporation
Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC, the “company”, “Kilroy”) is a number one U.S. landlord and developer, with operations in San Diego, Greater Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, the Pacific Northwest and Austin, Texas. The firm has earned world recognition for sustainability, constructing operations, innovation and design. As pioneers and innovators within the creation of a extra sustainable actual property trade, the corporate’s method to trendy enterprise environments helps drive creativity and productiveness for a number of the world’s main expertise, leisure, life science and enterprise companies corporations.
The firm is a publicly traded actual property funding belief (“REIT”) and member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index with greater than seven a long time of expertise creating, buying and managing workplace, life science and mixed-use initiatives.
As of March 31, 2022, Kilroy’s stabilized portfolio totaled roughly 15.2 million sq. ft of primarily workplace and life science house that was 91.3% occupied and 93.1% leased. The firm additionally had greater than 1,000 residential models in Hollywood and San Diego, which had a quarterly common occupancy of 93.7%. In addition, the corporate had three in-process life science redevelopment initiatives with whole estimated redevelopment prices of $115.0 million, totaling 330,000 sq. ft, and 5 in-process improvement initiatives with an estimated whole funding of $2.2 billion, totaling roughly 2.6 million sq. ft of workplace and life science house. The in-process improvement and redevelopment workplace and life science house was 51% leased.
A Leader in Sustainability and Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility
The firm is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and has been acknowledged by trade organizations around the globe. The firm’s workplace portfolio was 72% LEED licensed and 38% Fitwel licensed, and 78% of eligible properties have been ENERGY STAR licensed as of March 31, 2022.
The firm has been acknowledged by GRESB because the listed sustainability chief within the Americas for eight of the final 9 years. Other honors have included the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trust’s (NAREIT) Leader within the Light award for eight consecutive years and ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for 9 years in addition to ENERGY STAR’s highest honor of Sustained Excellence, for the previous seven years.
A giant a part of the corporate’s basis is its dedication to enhancing worker development, satisfaction and wellness whereas sustaining a various and thriving tradition. For the third yr in a row, the corporate has been named to Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index—recognizing corporations dedicated to supporting gender equality by means of coverage improvement, illustration, and transparency.
More Information is obtainable at http://www.kilroyrealty.com.
About Stronghold Engineering
Stronghold Engineering, Inc. is an ENR ranked, award-winning design and development agency specializing in famend initiatives for a number of the nation’s largest organizations. Throughout the agency’s 30-year historical past, they’ve designed and constructed a big selection of technically difficult initiatives together with high-profile floor up amenities, historic renovations, vital seismic upgrades, and enormous power era techniques deriving from each renewable and non-renewable sources. Stronghold has additionally carried out appreciable work within the civil, electrical, and infrastructure fields, with whole initiatives exceeding $2.5 billion in development price.
More Information is obtainable at www.strongholdengineering.com.
About Black Bear Energy
Black Bear Energy is a technology-enabled, business purchaser’s consultant specializing in onsite renewable energy and cleantech companies. In the previous 5 years, Black Bear has helped its shoppers bid out over 1,000 clear expertise initiatives in additional than 20 states by means of its information pushed course of.
More Information is obtainable at www.blackbearenergy.com.
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