Brandywine Realty Trust Announces Six LEED Buildings and Four LEED Commercial Interiors

Jul 23, 2012, 18:10 ET from Brandywine Realty Trust

RADNOR, Pa., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) announced today that it has earned six Leadership in Energy and Efficient Design (LEED) certifications at the following properties:

  • LEED Platinum:
    • 2121 Pennsylvania Avenue – IFC Headquarters, Washington, DC (managed)
  • LEED Gold:
    • Lake Merritt Tower, Oakland, CA
    •  2970 Market Street – GSA Philadelphia Campus, Philadelphia, PA
  • LEED Silver:
    • 3020 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
    • Peter Jefferson Place VII, Charlottesville, VA (managed)
  • LEED Certified:
    • The Lift (our automated parking garage), 101 South Juniper Street, Philadelphia, PA

All of these projects bring Brandywine's total square footage of LEED certified buildings to approximately 2.3 million square feet.

These six LEED certifications join our complement of four tenant spaces that have also achieved LEED certified Commercial Interior designations by the following tenants:

  • DNV Kema - Lake Merritt Tower, Oakland, CA
  • MaGrann Associates - 701 East Gate Drive, Mt. Laurel, NJ
  • SCA - Cira Centre, Philadelphia, PA
  • The Hub - Cira Centre, Philadelphia, PA

The LEED green building certification system is the United States Green Building Council program for rating the design, construction and operation of green buildings. 35,000 projects are currently participating in the LEED system, comprising over 4.5 billion square feet of space in all 50 states and 91 countries.

About Brandywine Realty Trust

Brandywine Realty Trust is one of the largest, publicly traded, full-service, integrated real estate companies in the United States.  Organized as a real estate investment trust and operating in select markets, Brandywine owns, leases and manages an urban, town center and suburban office portfolio comprising 306 properties and 34.6 million square feet, including 231 properties and 25.1 million square feet owned on a consolidated basis and 52 properties and 6.5 million square feet in 18 unconsolidated real estate ventures as of March 31, 2012. For more information, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance, achievements or transactions of the Company and its affiliates or industry results to be materially different from any future results, performance, achievements or transactions expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Such risks, uncertainties and other factors relate to, among others, the Company's ability to lease vacant space and to renew or relet space under expiring leases at expected levels, the potential loss of major tenants, interest rate levels, the availability and terms of debt and equity financing, competition with other real estate companies for tenants and acquisitions, risks of real estate acquisitions, dispositions and developments, including cost overruns and construction delays, unanticipated operating costs and the effects of general and local economic and real estate conditions.  Additional information or factors which could impact the Company and the forward-looking statements contained herein are included in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011.  The Company assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements that become untrue because of subsequent events.






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