Godrej BKC becomes the first building in Bandra Kurla Complex to receive a LEED Platinum Certification


Mumbai, December 29, 2016: Godrej Properties Limited (GPL) (BSE scrip id: GODREJPRP), one of India’s leading real estate developers, announced that Godrej BKC, its commercial project in Mumbai, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification. LEED Platinum certification is globally recognized the highest rating for sustainable buildings. With this achievement, Godrej BKC becomes the only multi- occupant building in BKC, Mumbai’s new commercial center, to be LEED Platinum certified.

At 1.2 lakh square metres (1.3 million square feet), Godrej BKC is one of the largest luxury commercial projects in Mumbai. The building received its occupation certificate in May 2016 and has several marquee tenants.

Continuing with the Godrej Group’s legacy of environmental leadership, this development aspires to be among the most sustainable in the world. Cutting-edge sustainability features throughout the building design ensures that energy requirements are minimized and water is conserved.

Godrej Properties collaborated with several of the world’s most renowned architects and engineering consultants to design this visionary project. Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), a leading architectural firm that has designed many outstanding developments across the world, including the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the Freedom Tower in New York, are the lead architects.

Godrej BKC is the third commercial project developed by Godrej Properties to have received the distinction of a LEED Platinum certification. Earlier, Godrej Eternia at Chandigarh and Godrej One at Vikhroli have also received LEED Platinum certification.

Godrej Properties have partnered with Jet Airways for this development.

Mr. Pirojsha Godrej, Managing Director & CEO, Godrej Properties, said, “We are very pleased to have received LEED Platinum certification for our project Godrej BKC. Commitment to sustainability is a key tenet of our company’s vision and for this important project we wanted to ensure the absolute highest level of sustainability, which will limit the building’s environmental footprint and will offer all tenants a high quality space with reduced energy and water requirements. We will do our best to deliver many more milestones in our sustainable development journey.”

Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)