Developer, The Crown Estate has begun to hand over London offices, retail and restaurant space located at its recently finished Quadrant 3 building.
Costing Â£300 million to finish, the building – located adjacent to Piccadilly Circus – measures 270,000 sq ft.
The building has been given a BREEAM (BRE Environment Assessment Method) rating of excellent – specially designed photovoltaic cells and thermal stores are able to provide the building with 22 per cent of its needed energy.
Generation Investment Management, a company headed by former US vice president, Al Gore, are amongst the building’s biggest tenants.
Commenting on the building, Mr Gore, as chairman of Generation Investment Management, said: “Generation is delighted to be The Crown Estate’s anchor tenant in this exciting building. The AirW1 office space and associated public realm development showcases their ongoing and increasingly sophisticated commitment to sustainability.
“We are very pleased to be able to continue our partnership with The Crown Estate, whose emphasis on sustainability is fully aligned with our values and investment philosophy,” Mr Gore finished.
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