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Nov 5, 2020
Natural Elements Bring Mixed-use Building to Life

Natural Elements Bring Mixed-use Building to Life

Not even face coverings could hide the satisfaction of architects Don Copper and Janet Olson while crews continued to wrap up construction of the 17-story 5 MLK mixed-use building in Portland’s Central Eastside. Copper is a managing principal and Olson is a principal with GREC Architects, a Chicago firm known for designing lakeside high-rises in...
Aug 25, 2020
Designed for Healthier Living, Fenway Center’s Bower Opens for Leasing

Designed for Healthier Living, Fenway Center’s Bower Opens for Leasing

Who doesn’t want to live in a healthier home? Given the amount of time we’ve spent in our domiciles because of COVID-19, a healthy home is even more paramount. Back when Portland, Ore.-based Gerding Edlen took over Bower, the residential component of Boston’s new Fenway Center, healthier living was already among its priorities. “These are things...
Aug 10, 2020
First Residential Building Opens at Fenway Center

First Residential Building Opens at Fenway Center

New Model for Sustainability in Luxury Apartment Living
Aug 1, 2020
Green Cities Properties: Designed & Managed to Promote Occupant Health & Wellness

Green Cities Properties: Designed & Managed to Promote Occupant Health & Wellness

The disruptions in commercial real estate due to the COVID-19 pandemic are profound and are still unfolding. From our shared experience the past several months, a greater awareness of the connection between human health and the physical environment is emerging; after sheltering in place and slowly re-opening our workplaces, we have new appreciation for how...
Feb 1, 2020
Fitwel Certification Awarded to Green Cities Fund Properties

Fitwel Certification Awarded to Green Cities Fund Properties

As leaders in real estate investment with an extensive track record in developing and managing highly sustainable office and multifamily properties, Gerding Edlen is pleased to announce the firm recently earned recognition as a Fitwel Champion. Fitwel Champions are companies committed to applying Fitwel’s health and wellness standard across their property portfolios. Three of Green...
May 28, 2019
Tomatoes on Your High-rise Roof: New Chicago Apartments Adding More Green Space Than Ever

Tomatoes on Your High-rise Roof: New Chicago Apartments Adding More Green Space Than Ever

Gerding Edlen is deeply committed to developing, retrofitting and managing highly sustainable buildings that not only positively impact the planet, but also impact residents’ lives. In a recent feature story, the Chicago Tribune examines renter demand for green space in urban environments, and how Gerding Edlen’s Fund III property, EMME Chicago, is delivering on this...