ATLANTA-Wildwood Center, an 11-story office building overlooking the Chattahoochee River, is blending further into its natural settings after receiving LEED certification for existing buildings by the US Green Building Council. The designation marks a “green sweep” for all four local buildings belonging to CB Richard Ellis Investors.

Todd Frye, a principal with CBRE Investors, says the new certification reflects a decision two years ago to pursue LEED-EB for all buildings in its portfolio. Other buildings with the designation in the Atlanta office market are Platinum Tower, the Towers at Wildwood and Northcreek Office Park.

“Not only was it in keeping with our mission to go green, experience has shown that sustainability is a major factor for more and more companies in the decision about where to lease space,” Frye says. CBRE Investors now has seven total properties with LEED certification and eight others pursuing USGBC approval.

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