The Southern Connecticut Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) awarded the highly competitive TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) awards at its annual recognition event. The TOBY Awards honor the best of the best in commercial buildings.
Ashforth’s 3001 Stamford Square was awarded the 2014 BOMA Southern CT TOBY Award in the 250,000-499,999 square foot category. TOBY awards winners are selected for excellence in office building management and operations within specific categories of building size and type. Judging criteria includes: tenant/employee relations programs, amenities, community impact, energy management systems, environmental and “green” policies and procedures, and building presentation.
3001 Stamford Square, located in Stamford, CT, is owned and managed by Ashforth. The property consist of 290,000 square feet of office space on seven floors with four levels of underground parking and is considered one of the premier buildings in Stamford. Ashforth completed an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation with a new amenities program at 3001. The high caliber tenant roster includes Pitney Bowes, KPMG, Genworth, First County Bank, O’Connor Davies, Willis and Navigators.
AQR Capital Management was awarded the 2014 Best Tenant Fit-Out. AQR Capital, a global investment management firm, is a tenant at Greenwich Plaza, an owned and managed property of Ashforth. A.P. Construction Company, Ashforth’s construction division, was the construction manager for the project.
Graham Capital Management, an investment management firm located in Norwalk Connecticut, won the Historical Building Category. A.P. Construction was also the construction manager for the renovation of the historic 1911 mansion and existing office wing.