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Harsch Investment Properties honored at BOMA Nevada's annual TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) Awards
Oct. 25, 2013
10/25/2013
 
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HARSCH INVESTMENT PROPERTIES HONORED AT BOMA NEVADA’S ANNUAL TOBY (THE OUTSTANDING BUILDING OF THE YEAR) AWARDS 
 
Las Vegas, NV – October 23, 2013 - BOMA Nevada honored Harsch Investment Properties with two TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) Awards at the Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 22, 2014 at the Mandarin Oriental in City Center. Harsch’s Henderson Commerce Center IV Phase I was selected as the Industrial Office Park of the Year.  Traverse Point Commerce Center, a recent acquisition for Harsch, was also recognized as the Warehouse/Distribution Facility of the Year. These awards are the fourth and fifth TOBYs to be awarded to Harsch.  

The Industrial Office Park category stipulated that a “park” consists of two or more buildings, comprising a total project, one to two stories in height, with more than 5% and less than 50% office area. Building(s) must have a dock-high loading dock, roll-up or sliding rear door(s), with no common lobby or corridor except for restroom vestibules and utility equipment access. The buildings must have been occupied for at least three years.  The commencement month for the first occupant must have been no later than June 2010. The winner in this category is eligible to participate in the upcoming regional competition.

Similarly, the Warehouse/Distribution category is an award for a local property containing one or more buildings that are multi-tenant or single-tenant buildings. Must contain dock- high loading doors or may also include grade-level loading doors. The building/s must have a bay size of at least 15,000 sq. ft. with a minimum of 24’ clear height. The buildings must have been occupied for at least three years.  The commencement month for the first occupant must have been no later than June 2010. The winner in this category is eligible to participate in the upcoming regional competition.
 
BOMA Nevada’s TOBY Awards notably titled “BOMA Brilliance,” was emceed by Dave Courvoisier of CBS 8 News Now and featured a keynote address from Myron Martin, President and CEO of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The TOBY awards program is the most prestigious and comprehensive program of its kind in the commercial real estate industry recognizing quality in buildings and rewarding excellence in building management. During the competitions, all facets of a building's operations are thoroughly evaluated. Buildings are judged on everything from community involvement and site management to environmental and "green" policies and procedures.

The competition consists of three levels. The competition begins at the BOMA local association level, winning entries advance from there to the regional level and, finally, regional winners advance to the international level. The international TOBY Awards will be presented at the BOMA International Conference in San Diego, CA, June 23-25, 2013.
 
About Harsch Investment Properties

Harsch Investment Properties is a privately-held real estate company that acquires, manages and develops properties for its own portfolio. Founded in 1950, the company owns and operates 20 million square feet of office, multi-tenant industrial, multi-family and retail properties in six western states. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Harsch has regional offices in Portland, Seattle, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Las Vegas, and San Diego. More information can be found by going to http://www.harsch.com. 
 
CONTACT:
Susanne Orton
Harsch Investment Properties
503.973.0298
susanneo@harsch.com 
 
 

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