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One Liberty Place and The Shops at Liberty Place Win BOMA Philadelphia’s The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY®) Awards

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

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PHILADELPHIA, September 27, 2016 – The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Philadelphia recently announced One Liberty Place and The Shops at Liberty Place as winners of The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY®) Awards.  The TOBY® Awards recognize excellence in building operation and property management.  One Liberty Place and The Shops at Liberty Place are both owned by Metropolis Investment Holdings Inc. and managed by Cushman & Wakefield.

For the second consecutive year, The Shops at Liberty Place received the TOBY® Award for the Urban Retail category.  One Liberty Place received the TOBY® Award for the Over 1 Million Square Feet category, along with a Best of the Best Award for Best Infrastructure and the Grand TOBY® Award, presented to the building with the highest overall score in the competition.

Kevin Kuzemchak, President of Metropolis Investment Holdings Inc., stated, “One Liberty Place and The Shops at Liberty Place are symbolic of our commitment to running best in class assets.  I applaud the Cushman & Wakefield management and leasing teams for their commitment and dedication to ensuring our properties remain relevant in the market. We are proud of the team’s accomplishments and thank BOMA Philadelphia for this recognition.”

One Liberty Place and The Shops of Liberty Place will continue onto the Regional TOBY® Awards, held in April 2017, where they will compete with properties from the 17 cities that represent the BOMA’s MidAtlantic Conference (MAC) Region.

Missy A. Quinn, Managing Director, Asset Services at Cushman & Wakefield, affirmed, “The dedication of our teams to our owners and tenants is unparalleled.  I am confident that both One Liberty Place and The Shops at Liberty will represent BOMA Philadelphia well at the Regional TOBY Awards in April.”

Built in 1987, by internationally acclaimed architect Helmut Jahn of Murphy/Jahn, One Liberty Place is a 62-story, 1,200,871-sf class A office building.  One Liberty Place was recently designated LEED Silver – LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EB: O+M).

Also designed by Murphy/Jahn, The Shops at Liberty Place is a 2-story, 144,600-sf high luxury and retail complex nestled between the One and Two Liberty Place towers.  Located in the Center City business district, The Shops at Liberty Place is one of the finest urban retail centers in the country, featuring a round atrium topped by a tetracontagon glass dome allowing views and ample natural lighting.

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About Metropolis Investment Holdings, Inc.

Chicago-based Metropolis Investment Holdings Inc. owns One Liberty Place, The Shops at Liberty Place, and among its other U.S. assets owns a collection of iconic, Class A office towers located in the central business districts of Houston, Dallas, Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco. Additional investment real estate holdings include hotel interests, multiple parking facilities and both urban and suburban developable land.  To learn more, visit www.onelibertyplace.net and www.shopsatliberty.com.

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. Our 43,000 employees in more than 60 countries help investors and occupiers optimize the value of their real estate by combining our global perspective and deep local knowledge with an impressive platform of real estate solutions. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenue of $5 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (C&W Services), global occupier services, investment & asset management (DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation, and valuation & advisory. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

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