Area Commercial Developer Wins Energy Use Award

MALVERN PA – Liberty Property Trust, a commercial real estate developer that leases office and other space in Norristown, King of Prussia, Exton and West Chester PA and elsewhere in 12 states and overseas, last week received a national award for its commitment to energy use management, the company announced.

Liberty was honored with the “Leader in the Light – Gold Award” for small and midsized companies (under $4 billion) from the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program. The award was presented at the association’s annual convention in Dallas TX.

The competition is judged by sustainable energy use experts from government, business and academia. Liberty Property Trust is headquartered in Malvern PA.

Since 2002, Liberty said it has invested $1.5 billion in sustainable development. Its portfolio includes more than 10 million square feet of buildings certified as energy efficient by the U.S. Green Building Council, and more than 60 Energy Star-certified buildings spanning nearly all of its 20 US markets.

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