The first office building in Canada to receive Fitwel certification is Menkes’ 25 York Street, a tower that has helped revitalize Toronto’s waterfront since it was completed in 2010.
Fitwel, a revolutionary and evidence-based building certification system for wellbeing in real estate, elevates occupant health and productivity via targeted improvements to workplace design and operational policies.
“We view Fitwel as a great initiative to allow us to engage with our tenants in new ways, and as a way to measure our performance in promoting health and wellbeing at our properties” said Jon Douglas, director of sustainability at Menkes. “We want to create opportunities for our occupants to live their healthiest lives by making this goal convenient and actionable to them, and Fitwel is a practical program to support Menkes in delivering on this objective.”
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