Fascinated by the ongoing changes in the South African office building development and commercial property management industry, Gary Woolf, Managing Director of ALW Properties, is a keen observer of emerging trends in the green office space:
“I’m passionate about how the construction industry is evolving, especially its evolution to include technology and green office space principles. My current focus is on how we can cost-effectively incorporate green office space into our portfolios in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Gauteng and minimise our ecological footprint.”
Improvements are underway on various office building developments in ALW Properties’ portfolio, in and around Gauteng, with the primary aim of reducing energy and water consumption for a more environmentally friendly workspace.
ALW Properties is a registered member of the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA); an entity which is at the forefront of the green office space, ensuring that the commercial property industry in South Africa designs, builds and operates buildings in a way that is environmentally sustainable. Atholl Towers, ALW Properties’ first green office space development located in Sandton Gauteng, boasts advanced energy-efficient features and green technology which have earned it a 5 Star Green Star SA Office Design v1 rating by the Green Building Council SA. For further insight into building a green office space, the Green Building Council SA and the Green Star SA rating, be sure to visit their website.
The environmentally innovative Atholl Towers office building is ALW Properties’ crowning achievement, offering world-class AAA green office space for commercial property letting in Sandton, Johannesburg.
Atholl Towers features the following environmentally friendly elements:
Products that enhance efficiency of Atholl Towers’ green office space are incorporated in the facades of the building. As responsible building developers, we are proud to say that approximately 92% of the 850 tons of steel used in the building is recycled.
Atholl Towers is a green office space that is built for the modern business, with up to 50% savings on energy and water costs there it is the perfect option for commercial property letting in Gauteng.