NEWTON, Mass.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Government Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: GOV) today announced that six of its buildings have received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification for the first time in 2016. To be eligible for ENERGY STAR certification, a building must earn an ENERGY STAR score of 75 or higher, indicating that it performs better than at least 75% of similar buildings nationwide. The GOV buildings receiving ENERGY STAR certification for the first time include the following:
|Building Name||City||State||Square Feet|
|2020 South Arlington Heights Road||Arlington||IL||57,770|
|25 Newport Avenue||Quincy||MA||92,549|
|305 East 46th Street||New York||NY||187,060|
|2101 Bermuda Hundred Drive||Chester||VA||228,108|
|3294 Pender Drive||Fairfax||VA||26,508|
882 TJ Jackson Drive
In addition to these six buildings, 44 other GOV buildings have previously received, and currently have active, ENERGY STAR certifications. These 50 combined buildings have a weighted average ENERGY STAR score of 86. All 50 of these buildings are managed by RMR Real Estate Services, a division of The RMR Group LLC. The RMR Group LLC manages Government Properties Income Trust and it is the majority owned operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR). RMR Real Estate Services is responsible for providing all aspects of property management services to more than 600 buildings with over 65 million square feet of commercial office, industrial, medical office, lab and retail space that are managed by The RMR Group LLC.
About Government Properties Income Trust
Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns properties leased primarily to the U.S. Government and state governments located throughout the United States. GOV is managed by The RMR Group LLC, the majority owned operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR) and an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, MA.
About The RMR Group Inc.
The RMR Group Inc. is a holding company and substantially all of its business is conducted by its majority owned operating subsidiary, The RMR Group LLC. The RMR Group LLC is an alternative asset management company that primarily provides management services to publicly traded REITs and real estate related operating companies. As of December 31, 2016, The RMR Group LLC had approximately $27.2 billion of total assets under management, including more than 1,400 properties, and employed over 450 real estate professionals in more than 30 offices throughout the United States; the companies managed by The RMR Group LLC collectively had over 53,000 employees. The RMR Group Inc. is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.