Our first award is for the Office Building category, less than 100,000 square feet.

161 Portage Avenue East achieved the highest score in this category, and is the recipient of the 2012 Earth Award. The building, which is owned by Richardson Centre Limited. and managed by Bentall Kennedy (Canada) Limited Partnership is an 8-storey class B office building in downtown Winnipeg. The building measures just over 68,000 square feet, and its major tenants include Tetra Tech WEI Inc. 161 Portage Avenue scored exceptionally well on the BOMA BESt assessment in the areas of indoor air quality and a comprehensive environmental management system, and is currently BOMA BESt Level 2 certified.