Case Studies

140 Kendrick Street: Pioneering Net-Zero Redevelopment of an Existing Building

140 Kendrick is a 440,000 sq. ft. premier workplace campus in Needham, Massachusetts, developed, owned, and managed by BXP. It features three buildings, A, B, and C, and the Exchange, an amenities center including conference facilities, a first-class desk and collaboration space, and a fitness center. This case study will focus on Building A, a […]

The Sun Shines on Carnegie Center

BXP added four large solar photovoltaic (PV) parking canopy systems at 101, 302, 510 and 701 Carnegie Center in Princeton. Over 13,000 solar panels will generate 5.2 megawatts (MWs) of power, 70% of the total energy needed on an annual basis at the four buildings totaling 554,000 square feet.

The Building Blocks of Efficiency

Developing an energy and water efficient office building reduces carbon emissions, cuts utility costs, increases indoor environmental quality and provides a healthier work setting for all.

Energy Storage is a Big Deal at Colorado Center

The 3.7 MWh energy storage project is representative of an energy revolution that is underway. Getting Charged Up BXP, together with Stem, has installed an indoor lithiumion energy storage system at Colorado Center to save on energy costs and support sustainability in the community.

200 Clarendon Street, Transforming a Boston Landmark

Delivering the highest standards in environmental performance and customer experience. 200 Clarendon Street is an iconic office building located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood.

Salesforce Tower, A Force to be Reckoned With

A grand symbol of BXP’s responsible growth and capacity to execute smart, sustainable development. A Force to be Reckoned With Salesforce Tower is a high performance workspace designed to promote the health and wellbeing of its inhabitants.

535 Mission Street

Relentless focus on operational efficiency leads to big savings. In April 2015, the 27-story 535 Mission Street tower was among the first projects in San Francisco to earn LEED Platinum® certification under the LEED Core and Shell rating system.

888 Boylston, Boston’s Most Sustainable Building

BXP executes high performance design from the inside out. Located at Prudential Center in the heart of Boston’s vibrant Back Bay neighborhood, 888 Boylston Street is a 17-story mixed-use building of approximately 425,000 square feet.

Home Grown Clean Energy at Bay Colony

Bay Colony shines with the largest garage-mounted solar canopy in the Northeastern United States. Development of onsite renewable energy at existing parking garages reduces carbon emissions, utility costs, and provides covered parking for customers and visitors.

Weston Corporate Center Deep Water Source Cooling System

See how we took advantage of the natural resources at Weston Corporate Center to create a state-of-the-art deep water cooling system.

The Buzz About Urban Apiculture

Apiculture takes flight at several Boston Properties buildings in the Metro Boston area. In 2013, BXP partnered with Best Bees, a Boston-based full-service beekeeping operation.

Harvesting Rain at Atlantic Wharf

Harvesting rain at Atlantic Wharf has helped to save over 12.5 million gallons of water annually-equivalent to 19 Olympic sized swimming pools. BXP installed a Rainwater Harvest System at Atlantic Wharf, a 31-story mixed-use property located on Boston’s Waterfront.

Thinking on the Bright Side

Cutting edge LED lighting technology has been adopted at the Prudential Center garage, reducing operating costs and carbon emissions. BXP retrofitted conventional T8 fluorescent lighting at the Prudential Center Garage with light emitting diode (LED) tubes.