News Article ADD Value Management America House BREEAM Bucharest David Hay Fortim Trusted Advisors Romania
by Property Forum | Office

America House has become the first-Class A office building in Bucharest to obtain an Outstanding rating according to the BREEAM In-Use certification methodology, after a major investment of €10 million. The certification process was managed by BuildGreen. 

The building benefits from 18 charging stations for electric cars, an expansion, and refurbished World Class gym on the first floor, with a separate dedicate entrance, three dedicated bicycles parking rooms with racks for 60 bicycles, lockers, dedicated showers, and toilets. 

“America House supports a healthy lifestyle and adopts the best practices in operating and managing real estate assets. Obtaining the BREEAM in use Outstanding certification is the first target achieved in this regard and we are in the process of achieving further goals to support America House ESG strategy,” said David Hay, founder, and CEO of ADD Value Management SRL. 

The implemented Building Management system allows the optimal functioning of the comfort systems via trend monitoring and carbon monitoring, giving therefore the project an overall small energy consumption in accordance with a Class A office building. 

The building has 28,806 sqm of office and retail spaces and has a complex mix of tenants that includes Cisco, McDonalds, OLX and the Embassy of Japan. The property management of America House is handled by Fortim Trust Advisory.