The Cap Costières shopping center in Nîmes has obtained BREEAM In-Use certification with the highest rating of “outstanding” for the Operational part of the assessment and “Very good” for the intrinsic quality of the building.
Mercialys is therefore working towards its goal of obtaining “Outstanding” certification for 30% of its portfolio in
terms of value by the end of 2015.
With its 75 stores and restaurants and Géant Casino hypermarket, Cap Costières is the shopping destination of
choice in Nîmes. Built in 2003, it is located at the heart of one of the main gateways to the city from the south, very well served by public transport and at the center of a densely populated employment area. The center has been recognized for the quality of its offering and its customer-friendly traits.
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 practice in sustainable building construction and is one of the most widely used measures of a building's environmental performance. The operation of BREEAM is overseen by an independent Sustainability Board, representing a wide cross-section of construction industry stakeholders.