Easterly Government Properties Selected as a 2022 Green Lease Leader by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Building Alliance and the Institute for Market Transformation
WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE: DEA) (the “Company” or “Easterly”), a fully integrated real estate investment trust (“REIT”) focused primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties leased to the U.S. Government, announced today that it was selected as a 2022 Green Lease Leader by the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance.
Launched in 2014, Green Lease Leaders sets national standards for what constitutes a green lease, while recognizing landlords and tenants who modernize their leases to spur collaborative action on energy efficiency, cost-savings, air quality, and sustainability in buildings. Easterly has achieved Silver Recognition for its efforts related to increasing transparency between landlord and tenant on energy and sustainability issues, tracking energy and water usage, utilizing the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager platform to both track and disclose scores and data, and including lease clauses around renewable energy usage.
“As Easterly continues to advance its sustainability strategy, we are honored to achieve the milestone of Green Lease Leaders Silver Recognition,” said William C. Trimble, III, Easterly’s Chief Executive Officer. “This award reflects our commitment towards furthering our sustainability strategy while we simultaneously pursue our goal of maximizing value for our shareholders.”
About Easterly Government Properties, Inc.
Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA) is based in Washington, D.C., and focuses primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the U.S. Government. Easterly’s experienced management team brings specialized insight into the strategy and needs of mission-critical U.S. Government agencies for properties leased to such agencies either directly or through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). For further information on the company and its properties, please visit www.easterlyreit.com.
Easterly Government Properties, Inc.
Lindsay S. Winterhalter
Supervisory Vice President, Investor Relations & Operations