The Equity Office portfolio, encompassing more than 50 million square feet of Class A office space throughout the US, is rich with signature properties in the nation’s leading gateway markets. Our company focuses heavily on meeting the current trends and changing strategic needs of companies and our chosen markets. We rely on a connected coalition of informed and market sensitive regional leadership groups made up of seasoned real estate professionals who keenly understand the nuances of their individual markets. With an average tenure of over 25 years in the real estate industry, our regional leaders also head teams with deep experience across the board from investment and asset management, to property management, development and construction.
Our regional operations draw on the financial power and legendary prestige of one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the nation. As an affiliate of The Blackstone Group, a preeminent global equity firm providing significant financial strength and long-term stability, we are extremely well capitalized.
Equity Office has a strong development and acquisitions history spanning more than 30 years. Our teams are highly experienced in all aspects of owning, operating and managing office and mixed-use communities. We have the expertise and financial strength to partner with companies that are seeking to meet space needs for expansion, consolidation and relocation strategies. As a result, our market-focused teams have hands-on experience in speculative development, build to suit and historic renovation.
Equity Office is a forward-thinking company with an eye to the future and a strong commitment to sustainability. We are conservative yet innovative. Mindful of the past, immersed in the present, and focused on future trends and needs.
Regardless of the assignment, regardless of the space needs, regardless of the market, Equity Office is dedicated to providing the highest level of service and value.
Equity Office is committed to operating its entire nationwide portfolio of more than 50 million square feet with an eye towards a green and sustainable future. Together, with our customers and the communities in which we operate, our goal is to demonstrate leadership in owning and maintaining eco-friendly work-place environments throughout the country.
Conserving natural resources and energy, while maintaining peak building operations, is at the forefront of this endeavor. In recent years, Equity Office has made a number of strategic, as well as on-the-ground changes, to reduce our carbon footprint. Our sustainability initiatives include energy efficiency, waste reduction, water preservation, environmentally friendly cleaning and responsible compliance, with each program covering all applicable environmental laws and regulations.
Moving forward, we want to assure all of our customers that Equity Office remains committed to improving and maintaining the sustainability of our properties. As such, we are constantly evaluating best practices and innovative ways of greening our portfolio. We will continue to introduce positive changes into our operations that support this mission.