Regency’s Loft Office at The Crossing recently received a LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The Loft Office is located at the intersection of N. Edgewood Street and Clarendon Blvd. in the Clarendon neighborhood of Arlington, VA.
With a vision that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation, USGBC’s mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.
Originally constructed as a Sears department store in 1942, this building was converted into a loft style office building offering 90,000 SF of office space and 40,000 SF of retail space. The building delivered in late 2020 and includes a new, 30,000 SF fourth floor with 2,500 SF of private, outdoor terrace space. The conversion resulted in more flexible building floor plates, higher ceilings, large windows, and private outdoor terraces.
Through years of thoughtful planning and development, our team was able to deliver a unique, LEED Gold certified building that combines creative design, functionality, and sustainability," said Jason Yanushonis, Manager, Investments. "We are proud to have included electric car charging stations, energy efficient mechanical systems, air quality management controls, and an abundance of energy efficient windows for natural light into this project.
Regency is committed to continuing its sustainable building efforts in future phases of the project, including the renovation of the central green at The Loop, which includes a shift toward biophyllic design, with less paving and more planters. Additional updates include converting an existing drive isle into a pedestrian-only piazza featuring outdoor seating, more greenery, innovative play structures and more.
Learn more about The Loft Office at The Crossing here.