JACKSONVILLE – March 22, 2010 - Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) today announced it has received a TOBY Award from the Jacksonville Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) for its Centurion Plaza Building. The award recognizes excellence in property management.
“Receiving this award from BOMA is a true honor,” said Mike Heise, vice president and city manager at Liberty. “We feel that this award is recognition of the unique amenities of Centurion Plaza and a testament to the dedication and professionalism of our staff.”
The award, presented to Liberty last week for its building located at 10245 Centurion Parkway North, was received in the office category for buildings under 100,000 square feet. Centurion Plaza is a 51,974 square foot three-story building that has qualified to be Energy Star rated.
The local BOMA chapter sponsors the annual performance and criteria include all facets of a building's operations, including tenant relations, community involvement, emergency evacuation processes, continuing education for building personnel and overall exceptional service.
About Centurion Plaza in Deerwood Park South
Centurion Plaza is situated within the 280-acre Deerwood Park South, which is centrally located between Southside Boulevard and John Tuner Butler Boulevard (JTB) on the Southside area of Jacksonville. Tenants of the building can enjoy nearby amenities including St. John Town Center, Tinseltown, and the YMCA.
Centurion Plaza’s combination of deep red brick exterior and cream accent texture, along with its three-story high double pane glass atrium, sets the building apart from its counterparts. A roundabout in front of the building is complimented by a lush landscaped center island and a water feature.
Polished stainless steel, elegant terrazzo flooring and a variety of textured wall acrylic highlight the building’s interior architecture with complimentary tones and finishes. The two glass panel elevators are accented by polished stainless steel and offer a view of the exterior landscape and water feature. Balconies on the second and third floor provide tenants with a view to the atrium and a second floor level tropical flower arrangement.
About Liberty Property Trust
Liberty Property Trust owns and manages nearly 2.5 million square feet of office and industrial properties in Jacksonville. The company headquartered in Malvern, PA, is dedicated to enhancing people’s lives through extraordinary work environments. The real estate investment trust (REIT) serves customers in the United States and United Kingdom through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of superior office and industrial properties. Liberty's 78 million square foot portfolio offers exceptional locations and flexible design to more than 2,000 tenants at 700 office, distribution and light manufacturing facilities. The company is a leader in the development of high performance green buildings. For more information please visit www.libertyproperty.com
General Inquiries: Mike Heise, Liberty Property Trust, 904/ 281-5454
Media Contact: Margo Hunt Winans, a.s.a.p.r., 757/404-8653