Environmental, Social, & Governance

Sustainability & Energy Conservation Designations

One MetroCenter – LEED ARC Gold for Existing Buildings & Energy Star Certified (Score 92)

MetWest One – LEED Core & Shell Silver & Energy Star Certified (Scores 90 & above)

MetWest Two – LEED Core & Shell Silver & Energy Star Certified (Scores 90 & above)

MetWest Three – LEED Core & Shell Silver & Energy Star Certified (Scores 90 & above)

Operational Excellence Designations

One MetroCenter – MetLife’s ESG Award for the Southeastern U.S., BOMA 360, & Fitwel Two Stars

MetWest One – Boma 360 & Fitwel Two Stars


Bike Parking and Maintenance Areas in all Parking Garages promote sustainable transportation

Lime E-bikes on property

Over one mile of sidewalks on site for walking and jogging promotes health and wellness of occupants

Two state-of-the art fitness centers

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at multiple locations throughout the property. Adding and upgrading EV Charging
stations through TECO’s incentive program.


Community & Social Responsibility

  • Property wide VTS Rise App & newsletters promoting tenant communication and community
  • Health fairs, blood drives, mammogram screening, walking clubs, on-site masseuse, yoga, meditation and more
  • Charity drives supporting local non-profits such as Feeding Tampa Bay, the Kimberley Home, Southeastern Guide Dogs and more
  • Sponsorships of community-wide events
  • Multiple tenant events supporting small, local businesses
  • Comprehensive Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Plan based upon the EPA’s I-BEAM model which includes upgraded air filtering to improve indoor air quality
  • Stormwater Recapture in retention ponds to allow water to replenish aquifer and not flow to storm sewer system
  • Recycling Program on site for both metal and cardboard
  • Engineering disciplines ensure environmental and regulatory best practices are met
  • Green, High-Performance Cleaning Program used to reduce exposure to potentially hazardous chemical, biological and particulate contaminates
  • LED Lighting throughout the property including lobbies, corridors, elevator lobbies, mechanical and electrical rooms, exterior lighting, and the fitness centers resulting in energy savings as great as 50%
  • Innovative Water management strategies
    • Cooling towers makeup water evaporation which reduces potable water needs and garners a significant savings

    • Condensate recovery efforts have yielded a 10% water savings