IT’S ON TO INTERNATIONALS FOR 355 ALHAMBRA
355 Alhambra Wins Regional Award
CORAL GABLES, FL – May 2, 2013 – 355 Alhambra was named the Outstanding Office Building of the Year in the 100,000 to 249,999 square foot category at last month’s Southern Regional TOBY Awards by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). The office building won the local Miami-Dade chapter award earlier this year and will compete for the international award this June in San Diego. Photo Link
355 Alhambra is owned by AEW Capital Management (AEW) on behalf of AEW Core Property Trust, the firm’s core open-end fund and is leased and managed by Taylor & Mathis of Florida, BOMA Miami-Dade’s Property Management Company of the Year.
“This award was especially meaningful as it was given by industry peers with a thorough understanding of property management,” stated Dan Bradley, Portfolio Manager “AEW has a long history of investing in Southeast Florida and partnering with outstanding companies like Taylor & Mathis.”
“355 Alhambra has very strong ownership in AEW. They are committed to an environmentally responsible approach to property stewardship and the sustainability of the commercial property it owns on behalf of its clients” stated Taylor & Mathis Director of Operations, Marlene Diaz. “Property manager Lisa Mitchell and her staff are committed to excellence leaving no detail unnoticed. They are an amazing group of professionals and an example to the commercial real-estate sector. Achieving the Regional TOBY was no surprise to those familiar with 355 Alhambra’s ownership and staff.”
Located at the center of the Coral Gables business district, the landmark, 16-story, 224,000-square-foot Class A office building is home to nationally-known tenants Merrill Lynch, Chase Bank, and Kraft Foods. Its tenants provide the community with approximately 500 jobs. 355 Alhambra aims for a high level of tenant satisfaction by providing excellent amenities and customer service, including several tenant appreciation and education events each year. The building is GOLD LEED certified and fully ADA compliant with the most technologically advanced life safety systems available today. For more information on the building visit www.355alhambra.com.
About BOMA Southern Region
As one of the most active regions in BOMA International, BOMA Southern Region has utilized its position to provide leadership opportunities to local members and training to TOBY winners to improve and capitalize on the abundance of intellectual property that resides in its Southern Region members. BOMA Southern Region has provided commercial real estate with a forum to discuss, educate and advocate issues in the southern United States for almost 90 years. With 17 local associations and one state organization represented within the 9 states and 3,000 members, BOMA Southern Region has become a rich tapestry of the history of commercial real estate in the South. On the Web at www.bomasrc.org.
About AEW Capital Management, L.P.
Founded in 1981, AEW Capital Management, L.P. (AEW) provides real estate investment management services to investors worldwide. One of the world's leading real estate investment
advisors, AEW and its affiliates manage over $34 billion of capital invested in $48.2 billion of property and securities in North America, Europe and Asia (as of Dec. 31, 2012). Grounded in research and experienced in the complexities of the real estate and capital markets, AEW actively manages portfolios in both the public and private property markets and across the risk/return spectrum. AEW and its affiliates have offices in Boston, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as additional offices in eight European cities. For more information please visit www.aew.com.
About Taylor & Mathis of Florida
Taylor & Mathis of Florida, Inc. handles leasing and management responsibilities for 355 Alhambra. The company is a diversified real estate company specializing in the development, marketing and management of office buildings, suburban office parks, industrial parks and mixed-use projects. In Florida the company leases and/or manages a portfolio over 11 million square feet. Founded in 1967, the company has developed properties exceeding $1.9 billion in value and has established itself as one of the most respected regional real estate firms in the United States. Based in Atlanta, with offices in Miami, Tampa, Orlando and Sunrise, Taylor & Mathis concentrates its business activity in primary growth markets in the southeastern United States. For more information, visit dev.taylormathis.com.
For further information please contact:
Marlene Diaz, Taylor & Mathis
Elizabeth Herlihy, AEW Capital Management