Boston, MA (February 7, 2020) –
GID and Windsor Property Management were recognized by the Center for Active Design and Fitwel for Highest Score in the Multifamily Residential v2.1 Category in 2019. Element 47 by Windsor achieved a 2-star Fitwel Certification under the updated Multifamily v2.1 rating system, symbolizing excellent performance in community health & wellness.
Element 47 is a 265-unit, Class A apartment community located in Denver, Colorado. The property includes a wide variety of amenities for residents, including a 24-hour fitness center and yoga studio, heated swimming pool and spa, business center, and roof top lounge with views of the Denver skyline. Additionally, Element 47 has a Walk Score™ of 75, providing easy access to local restaurants, cafes, and outdoor recreation areas.
The property was awarded with the 2-star Fitwel Certification for outstanding performance across a range of health & wellness criteria, including access to outdoor spaces, accessible stairwells, indoor air quality, views of nature, and resident satisfaction. On-site, secure bicycle storage and repair facilities promote an active lifestyle and alternative transportation. In addition, the property participates in a local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and offers a healthy vending machine, allowing residents access to healthy food options.
For improved indoor air quality (IAQ), Element 47 is a smoke-free property and has implemented an IAQ policy to maintain a healthy indoor environment for building occupants. The property is asbestos and lead-free, while including separate ventilation for all chemical storage areas.
The award will be announced at the Best in Building Health 2020 event on February 27th at the Ferry Building in San Francisco.
About Fitwel and The Center for Active Design (CfAD)
Fitwel is the world’s leading certification system committed to building health for all™. Generated by expert analysis of 5,000+ academic research studies, Fitwel is implementing a vision for a healthier future where all buildings and communities are enhanced to strengthen health and wellbeing. Fitwel was created by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. General Services Administration. The Center for Active Design, a global not-for-profit organization, was selected as the licensed operator of Fitwel, charged with expanding Fitwel to the global market.
GID is a privately held, globally diversified, and fully integrated real estate organization headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Backed by a team of more than 875 real estate professionals, GID develops, owns, and manages a premier portfolio of existing and under-development properties valued at over $17 billion. GID is engaged in all aspects of real estate investment, ownership, and operation and pursues opportunities both nationally and internationally cross multiple asset classes. During its 58-year history, GID has acquired or developed over 79,000 residential units and 16.8 million square feet of commercial space in twenty-four states.
More information about the firm is available at https://gid.com.
To learn more about GID’s long-term sustainability program and to view the 2018 Sustainability Report, please visit https://gid.com/sustainability/.