Sustainability Practices

Sustainability Services

Kidder Mathews implements sensible, sustainable and measureable business solutions that demonstrate our environmental and community stewardship while enhancing value for our clients.

The Kidder Mathews Sustainability Practice is committed to responsible development that encourages social, environmental and economic best practices. We work closely with our clients to achieve sustainability, both within their existing operations and practices and in their real estate projects. We’re able to deliver a wide range of best practices and sustainability services including:

  • Sustainability/Corporate Social Responsibility Assessments
  • LEED Certification Management
  • Consultant/Contractor Selection & Management
  • Design Review
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Procurement Guidelines
  • Employee Satisfaction/Productivity Strategies
  • Training & Education Programs
  • Marketing & Communications Support

We integrate our sustainability practices with our real estate projects to offer a seamless experience. We understand that every project is different and requires a unique set of strategies, skills and solutions. From site selection to occupancy, we offer comprehensive services throughout the real estate process:

  • Corporate Services
  • Tenant & Owner Representation
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Needs Analysis / Programming
  • Market Analysis
  • Broker
  • Site Selection / Lease Negotiation
  • Design Charrettes / Public Meeting Facilitation
  • Consultant/Contractor Selection & Management
  • Marketing & Communications Support

Our Sustainability Practice professionals are LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs). The LEED Professional Accreditation distinguishes building professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process. The LEED AP program is administered by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) and requires participants to demonstrate a thorough understanding of green building techniques, the LEED Green Building Rating System, and the certification process.

Kidder Mathews is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the pre-eminent organization in the United Sates in developing and certifying “green building” credentials. USGBC is dedicated to expanding green building practices and education, and its LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™.

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Contact Information

Significant Assignments

  • Fenwick & West, LLP
    Seattle, WA
    LEED Platinum
  • Microsoft Corporation
    City Center Plaza
    Bellevue, WA
    LEED Silver
  • PATH Corporate Headquarters
    Seattle, WA
    LEED Gold
  • EDAW/ENSR
    Dexter Horton Building
    Seattle, WA
    LEED Gold

Priorities

  • Measure and decrease our company's carbon footprint
  • Develop and implement sustainability driven operations throughout our managed portfolio

Goals

  • Kidder Mathews has purchased renewable energy credits to offset 100% of our internal office energy usage.
  • Where appropriate, we will utilize the Energy Star Portfolio Manager tool to measure performance throughout our managed portfolio. With clients participation, all properties with a score below 40 will undergo a thorough performance audit and we will improve each facility score by 5 points during the calendar year.
US Green Building Council - Member