Today's ever-evolving technology sectors have thrust office and industrial real estate into the limelight, merging physical and virtual domains to create new centers for innovation and global collaboration. Bentall Kennedy is rising to this challenge to address the needs of tenants and skilled workers who place a premium on technology, access to public transportation, and proximity to the best in living and cultural amenities.
Bentall Kennedy's team of 400 office and industrial property management professionals are keenly focused on understanding these changes and adapting the properties we manage and lease on behalf of our clients to position our tenants for success.
We are one of the largest office and industrial managers in Canada with over 22 million square feet of office and over 24 million square feet of industrial buildings located in every major Canadian market (as of December 31, 2018). This cross section of scale, experience, and local market knowledge enable us to develop proactive strategies that deliver the greatest value to our clients and their assets that we have the privilege to serve.
We focus on client and tenant service. This focus enhances long-term value by building strong tenant relationships characterized by frequent personal contact with both clients and tenants. We believe it is accomplished through an "on the ground" team of property managers and operators strengthened and empowered by strong regional leadership. You can expect to receive:
Effective leasing begins with strong tenant retention programs to ensure the occupant with an upcoming lease expiry is in the best possible frame of mind to accept an extension of their lease. For vacant space, our leasing teams know the market, track comparable assets, and have developed strong relationships with the brokerage community. What you can expect when you use our leasing services is:
As a recognized North American sustainability leader by GRESB for 7 consecutive years, we walk the talk. Bentall Kennedy's FOVEVERGREEN program combines purpose-built sustainability tools and processes with a staff-driven sustainability mindset to reduce maintenance costs while enhancing property profiles. Our property teams continue to successfully achieve top recognition from industry organizations including LEED, BOMA and Energy Star.
We are a fiduciary for our clients and fully committed to providing meaningful, transparent, and timely reporting on the performance of their assets. Our reporting extends beyond presenting the financials and includes reporting against key performance indicators such as: