More Bulfinch Buildings Earn ENERGY STAR Label

Needham, MA - May 11, 2012 - The Bulfinch Companies, Inc., a Needham-based real estate investment and development firm, today announced that two of its properties, Derby Corporate Center and Needham Executive Center, have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR label.

Derby Corporate Center is a two-building office campus consisting of 99 and 101 Derby Street, Hingham. 99 Derby Street is three stories, measuring 42,863 SF and 101 Derby Street is two stories, measuring 19,930 SF. Located off Route 3 via Exit 15, Derby Corporate Center is directly across the street from the Derby Street Shoppes.

Needham Executive Center is a two-story, 45,312 square foot office building located at 144 Gould Street, Needham and is directly accessible from Route 128 via Exit 19B.

In keeping with its commitment to sustainability, Bulfinch buildings located at First Needham Place, Needham and Wells Business Center, Newton also earned the ENERGY STAR label. Recent Bulfinch developments including the new Forrester World Headquarters at Cambridge Discovery Park, Cambridge and the Autodesk, Inc. offices at Trapelo Corporate Center, Waltham, were LEED Certified.

Created in 1992, ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy that helps to save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. In order to receive the ENERGY STAR label, a commercial building must achieve a score of 75 or higher on EPA’s 1-100 scale through a selective application process.

Bulfinch CEO, Eric Schlager, stated, “We are pleased that our buildings have once again been awarded the ENERGY STAR designation, and we remain committed to protecting the environment through the use of sustainable and efficient energy practices throughout the Bulfinch portfolio.”

 

About The Bulfinch Companies, Inc.

The Bulfinch Companies, Inc. is an entrepreneurial, value-added real estate investment firm
specializing in the acquisition, development, management, and
repositioning of commercial properties in Greater Boston. Since inception in 1936, Bulfinch, and its affiliates, have developed, acquired and repositioned over $1 Billion of commercial real estate. For more information, visit http://www.bulfinch.com