Fitwel Champions

Companies Leading the Movement

Fitwel Champion: The Tower Companies

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Fitwel Champions are companies that have committed to using Fitwel at a portfolio scale. Fitwel streamlines the process for efficient application throughout a portfolio, in order to integrate health-promoting design and operations strategies across multiple projects and a range of typologies.

Fitwel Champions Program

Companies can become a Champion by committing to apply Fitwel to six or more projects within a 12-month period. Contact us to join other pioneers employing this transformative approach to health and wellbeing.

As a Fitwel Champion, you will receive valuable benefits including:

  • A reduced certification rate

  • Expedited certification review timeline of 12 weeks

  • Access to a dedicated account manager

  • A targeted training for Champion staff

  • Recognition of commitment through press and media opportunities

  • Exclusive updates and access to Fitwel materials, including new scorecards, and Reference Guides

  • One complimentary Ambassador training and exam seat for each project committed to Fitwel

  • Opportunity to join a Fitwel Advisory Council

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Featured Champions

Empire State Realty Trust

Fitwel Champion

Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT) is a leading REIT who owns, manages, and operates office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater NY metro area. ESRT is committed to integrated portfolio-wide strategies for environmental, social and governance initiatives, which plays an important role in our capital allocation, innovation process and the way in which they interact with their stakeholders. Becoming a Fitwel Champion is supporting their commitment to support health for their employees and tenants. ESRT is currently undergoing Fitwel Certification for six of their NYC properties, including the world-renown Empire State Building and One Grand Central Place. <p> "Empire State Realty Trust is thrilled to be announced as a Fitwel Champion in recognition of our commitment to Fitwel certify 10.1 million rentable square feet, impacting the wellbeing of our occupants. Our Fitwel certifications include the iconic Empire State Building, demonstrating to the world that all buildings regardless of when they were built can be designed and operated to promote all aspects of health." —Dana Robbins Schneider, SVP, Director of Energy and Sustainability

Current Champions

Anthem, Inc.
Gerding Edlen
Verdani Partners
Element 4
LaSalle Investment Management
Empire State Realty Trust
Hudson Pacific Properties
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Beacon Capital
The Bozzuto Group
Boston Properties
Clarion Partners
CBRE China
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
Tishman Speyer
Cushman & Wakefield
The Tower Companies

Legacy Champions

Sentinel RPI
AvalonBay Communities
Menkes Developments Ltd
Perkins and Will
Epsten Group
Brandywine Realty Trust
Hord Coplan Macht (HCM)
Integral Group
Vornado Realty Trust
EYP, Inc.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Clark Construction
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