Existing shopping centers from CEETRUS portfolio are characterized by numerous pro-environmental solutions and management policies aim to improve local biodiversity. In order to confirm high standards, CEETRUS decided to conduct the BREEAM In-Use certification of four selected retail facilities in Poland with a total area of over 145,000 sqm.
Scope of service: BREEAM In-Use certification
Location: Łomianki, Kraków, Gdańsk, Białystok
Client: CEETRUS Polska
Period: 12/2016 - 12/2018
Role: Coordination of the certification process, role of BREEAM In-Use assessor
During the period from October 2017 to December 2018, BREEAM In-Use certificates ware awarded to four retail centers managed by Ceetrus Polska. These were: Łomianki Gallery, Auchan Hetmańska Shopping Center in Białystok, Auchan Gdańsk Shopping Center and Bronowice Gallery in Kraków.
All facilities were certified in both parts: Asset Performance and Building Management. Bronowice Gallery received the "Excelent" rating, and the remaining objects ware rated "Very good". Assets are equipped with a variety of different solutions including: automatic irrigation system, charging station for electric cars, birdhouses and hotels for insects. The initiatives related to green transport were also implemented - the number of facilities for cyclists ware increased, bicycle shelters and self-service bike repair stations as well as solutions using renewable energy sources were installed.
Activities undertaken by CEETRUS are aimed at raising ecological awareness of both tenants as well as customers and visitors to the centers. Periodically organized workshops and educational campaigns promote sport and a healthy lifestyle.