Bianca Wong
Southcore Financial Centre, Toronto, Canada

Fitwel announces 2022 Best in Building Health Award winners

March 10, 2022
Healthy building certification system Fitwel announced its 2022 Best in Building Health awards, which recognize best-in-class innovations that promote occupant health and wellness through the built environment.

The Center for Active Design (CfAD) recently announced the 2022 winners of the Fitwel Best in Building Health (BiBH) leadership awards, its flagship recognition program that identifies notable people and companies that are enhancing human health via Fitwel, a certification system committed to building health.

Created in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and operated by CfAD, Fitwel is billed as a rigorous, third-party healthy building certification system that sets an industry standard for evidence-based strategies to promote health and wellness through the built environment.

This year's award winners were recognized based on project submissions in 2021 to the Fitwel portal. Winners will be honored at a virtual event on March 24, featuring keynote speakers from winning companies and focused on the increasing role of health and wellness in real estate investment, design, and operations. See more information about the virtual event here.

The Best in Building Health Awards honor those who meet and exceed Fitwel standards, but also recognize exceptional leadership and progress in the industry. Notably, this year's special recognition awards featured companies that are leading the charge in driving market transformation through their buildings for health and wellness, sustainability, and social equity.

Below are FitWel's 2022 Best in Building Health Award project winners.

2021 Highest Scoring Projects

Commercial Interior Space v2.1

Built: Takeda Pharmaceuticals | Takeda, São Paulo, Brazil

Design: Peloton / Corgan | Peloton HQ, New York, NY

Commercial & Industrial Site v2.1

Built: QuadReal Property Group | Southcore Financial Centre, Toronto, Canada

Design: QuadReal Property Group | World Exchange Plaza, Ottawa, Canada

Commercial Interior Space v2.0

M Moser Associates | Citi Tower One Bay East, Hong Kong

Single-Tenant v2.0

Microsoft / Alfa Sustainable Projects | Microsoft Campus, Herzliya, Israel

Single-Tenant v2.1

Built: Cushman & Wakefield | Alfabank Technopark, Moscow, Russia

Design: Sun Chlorella Corporation / Green Matrix Consulting Company, UL | Hotel Sun Chlorella, Kyoto, Japan

Multi-Tenant Base Building v2.0

LaSalle Investment Management | 60 London Wall, London, United Kingdom

Multi-Tenant Base Building v2.1

Built: SBA Urban / Vesta Consulting | BLC2, Kaunas, Lithuania

Design: EPIC UK Ltd / Element Four | 217 Bath Road, Slough, United Kingdom

Multi-Tenant Whole Building v2.0

Projekt Wadowicka Sp. z o.o. / Sweco Polska sp. z o.o. | Wadowicka 3A, Kraków, Poland

Multi-Tenant Whole Building v2.1

Built: Principal Real Estate Investors | Broadway Tower, Portland, Oregon

Multifamily Residential v2.0

UL | YuanXiJiaYuan, Beijing, China

Multifamily Residential v2.1

Built: Newcastle Limited / SCB | State & Chestnut, Chicago, Illinois

Design: Herzu Develop Co., Herjing Construction Co. / Green Matrix Consulting Company, UL | Herjing Gulf Villa Multifamily, New Taipei City, Taiwan

Retail v2.1

Built: TaiMall Shopping Center / Green Matrix Consulting Company, UL | TaiMall Shopping Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Design: CBRE | Angel Central, London, United Kingdom

Community Site v2.1

Built: Beam Living / Steven Winter Associates | Peter Cooper Village & Stuyvesant Town, New York, NY

Design: Harrison Street | Cortland Cassiobury, Watford, United Kingdom

All-Time Achievements

Fitwel Excellence Award

Most Certifications of All Time: Kilroy Realty Corporation

Fitwel Promise Award

Most Benchmarked Projects of All Time: QuadReal Property Group

Fitwel Impact Award

Highest Scoring Project of All Time: Peloton/Corgan, Peloton HQ, New York, NY

Special Recognition for Leadership

Social Equity Leadership: Harrison Street

Thought Leadership: QuadReal Property Group

"With the growing focus on prioritizing human health, real estate owners and investors are meeting the demand for health-focused buildings with key strategies and programs to prioritize occupant health," said CfAD president and CEO Joanna Frank. "The 2022 award winners demonstrate not only an increased demand for Fitwel and healthy building certification, but significantly, an increased emphasis around the globe on prioritizing occupants' health and wellness," . 

View the full list of FitWel's 2022 Best in Building Health Award winners.

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