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Articles - June 2012
Tuesday, May 29, 2012

BY BRANDON SAWYER

Despite Oregon’s early embrace of sustainability and many prominent green builders, the state ranks 18th for number of LEED projects, with 684; 382 are registered and 302 are certified, per the U.S. Green Building Council. Portland, though, ranks 10th among U.S. cities with 337 projects. Here are Oregon’s top 25 LEED-certified projects, ranked by square feet. Of these, only Symantec’s office in Springfield is located outside Portland. Multi-use blends of office, retail and residential account for 15; five are offices; two are public assemblies; and an industrial park, health care facility and hotel round out the list.

RANK PROJECT/CITY SQ. FT/ LEED CERT.
1 Hoyt Yards
Portland
6.1M
PLATINUM
2 S. Waterfront Central District
Portland
5M
GOLD
3 Portland International Airport
Portland
1.2M
PLATINUM
4 U.S. Bancorp Tower and Plaza
Portland
1.1M
SILVER
5 Oregon Convention Center 876.7K
SILVER
6 Rose Garden Arena 765K
GOLD
7 Evo 630.3K
SILVER
8 Rivergate Corporate Center III 573K
SILVER
9 12th and Washington Mixed-Use 551.9K
PLATINUM
10 Mirabella at South Waterfront 507.3K
PLATINUM
11 Eliot Tower 489K
SILVER
12 The Meriwether/Block 30 Condos 463.5K
GOLD
13 KOIN Center 458.9K
GOLD
14 The Ardea/Block 38 439.3K
GOLD
15 South Waterfront Block 34 436.5K
GOLD
16 The John Ross 425.8
GOLD
17 Symantec Springfield 408K
GOLD
18 OHSU Medical Office Building 402.4K
PLATINUM
19 First & Main 396K
PLATINUM
20 200 Market Street 388.9K
PLATINUM
21 1700 Building 384K
GOLD
22 Congress Center 375.1K
GOLD
23 Ladd Tower 333.8K
GOLD
24 The Nines Hotel/Sage Hospitality 323.7K
SILVER
25 Liberty Centre 321.4K
SILVER
 

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