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101 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills Illinois awarded prestigious LEED Green Building Certification

101 Corporate Woods Parkway

Van Vlissingen and Company announced that its 101 Corporate Woods Parkway building has been awarded LEED Certification.

Van Vlissingen and Company announced that its 101 Corporate Woods Parkway building has been awarded LEED Certification. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes, and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.

Van Vlissingen and Company, headquartered in north suburban Lincolnshire, has developed over five million sq. ft. of office and industrial buildings in its 137 year history. 101 Corporate Woods Parkway, a creative and efficient merger of the natural and built environment, joins other LEED certified properties of distinction in the developer’s portfolio in Lincolnshire Corporate Center, The Corporate Woods and the Corporate Grove.

101 Corporate Woods Parkway, with its light filled, dramatic design, is a winner of the AIA Chicago Distinguished Building Award and is now available for lease. Located on a natural wooded site in the prestigious Corporate Woods in Vernon Hills, Illinois, the building is of headquarters quality, fully air conditioned and offers 63,446 sq. ft. of office space and 28,182 sq. ft. of warehouse. The space can be easily reconfigured to suit a need for additional office or warehouse. The building is located near public transportation and the 176 car parking is expandable.

101 Corporate Woods Parkway achieved LEED certification for implementing practical and measureable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

LEED is the foremost program for the design, construction and operation of green buildings. Over 44,000 projects are currently participating in the commercial and institutional LEED rating systems, comprising over 8 billion square feet of construction space in all 50 states.

“Buildings are a prime example of how human systems integrate with natural systems,” said Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO & Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council. “101 Corporate Woods efficiently uses our natural resources and makes an immediate, positive impact on our planet, which will tremendously benefit future generations to come.”