1 PRESS RELEASE Paris, November 12, 2015 Union Investment and Mercialys are announcing that the Bois de Bersol shopping center in Pessac has achieved “outstanding” BREEAM In Use certification.
The Bois de Bersol shopping center in Pessac, near Bordeaux (France), is jointly owned through an OPCI fund by Union Investment and Mercialys, which is responsible for managing it.
On November 10, it achieved “outstanding” BREEAM In Use building management certification, the highest possible level, while the building's intrinsic quality was rated “excellent”.
For this 60-store center, this certification has been achieved thanks to the successful collaboration between the teams from the two companies, working to meet the exacting criteria for in-use environmental excellence.
BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment Method) is the world's foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings, with more than 110,000 buildings certified.
BREEAM sets the standard for best practices in sustainable building construction and is one of the most widely used measures of a building's environmental performance. BREEAM is overseen by an independent Sustainability Board, representing a wide cross-section of construction industry stakeholders.