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805 Broadway Building “LEEDS” the way for Vancouver Class “A” Office.

September 17, 2015 (Vancouver, WA) – The Schlesinger Companies have received LEED® Certification for the 805 Broadway Building located in Downtown Vancouver, Washington. The building consists of 275,000 square feet of Class A office space on 10 floors and is an iconic feature of Vancouver’s skyline. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the premier program for buildings, homes, and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained, and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.

The Schlesinger Companies built the 805 Broadway Building which is the largest office tower in Clark County and have continuously owned and managed the project since completion in 1982. The 805 Broadway Building which has also been known as the Bank of America Financial Center, achieved LEED Certification for implementing measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality. LEED is the foremost program for the design, construction, and operation of green buildings. More than 29,000 commercial projects have been certified including over 4.25 billion commercial square feet.

About Schlesinger Companies

Now in our fourth generation, Schlesinger Companies preserves a rich heritage of developing, acquiring, and managing landmark properties in the Pacific Northwest. Over the past 75 years, our allegiance to integrity, partnership, and community has developed our most valuable asset, the Schlesinger reputation.

At Schlesinger Companies, we strategically acquire and develop quality office, retail, industrial, multifamily, hotels, and commercial parking assets, creating value through thoughtful collaboration and management. Our intense involvement in every aspect of our business fosters a mature project portfolio of enduring significance – from acquisition through initial concept, design and construction, to leasing and ongoing management.

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Portland coffee roaster partners with longtime Portland real estate family for new HQ

Portland Business Journal, 2017-10-13

Nossa Familia Coffee, which launched in Portland in 2004, joined forces with Schlesinger Companies to acquire a 26,200-square-foot industrial and office building at 3530 N.W. St. Helens Rd. for $3.57 million.

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Hyatt wants its foot in Portland hotel scene; convention center, 2012-07-19

Hotel giant Hyatt loves Portland and for years has considered its absence in the Rose City a glaring problem.

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T.J. Maxx moving into Office Depot's basement

Portland Business Journal, 2012-03-09

The TJX Companies will open its first TJ MAXX store in downtown Portland this fall.

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Kitchen Kaboodle Space Finds Tenant

Portland Business Journal , 2011-06-01

Schlesinger Companies signs IFC International to 12,000 square feet of office space, creating one of the larger new leases in the Central Business District.

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Father's Day is every day

Daily Journal of Commerce, 2009-06-19

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Schlesingers Restore Name of Historic Selling Building

Jewish Review, 2009-04-01

The Schlesinger Companies have restored the Oregon National Building to its original name, the Selling Building, in honor of Ben Selling a former state legislator who served briefly as Governor and who was named Portland's first "First Citizen."

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Schlesinger Cos. restores name to Selling Building

Portland Business Journal, 2009-03-20

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Star Park aims to clean off storm water runoff

Daily Journal of Commerce, 2009-03-05

Hydrophix sponges are being used at Portland parking lot to reduce river pollution

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Schlesinger banks on renovation

Daily Journal of Commerce, 2008-07-30

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Contractors can now install rainwater harvesting systems

Daily Journal of Commerce, 2008-06-25

Ankrom Moisan Associated Architects are designing a rainwater harvesting system for the new 19-story building at 100 N.E. Multnomah St. in Portland. The firm will take advantage of a new state ruling...

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Headquarters Hotel spurs development in Lloyd District

Daily Journal of Commerce, 2008-05-29

$500 million, two-phase project, on the boards for about three years, expected to move forward soon.

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The future is on the Oregon Convention Center's doorstep

The Oregonian, 2008-04-24

The Portland Development Commission is on the cusp of a deal that could transform the Oregon Convention Center's front door into a vibrant entertainment destination, making good on decades of dreams for the area.

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Bank of America building lobby to get a fresh look

Vancouver Business Journal, 2007-10-26

With the recent aquisition of the Bank of America Financial Center in downtown Vancouver, Portland-based real estate company Schlesinger Cos. is giving the entryway a facelift...

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Generations-old company purchase piece of the Vancouver skyline

Daily Journal of Commerce, 2007-10-12

Ever since their great-grandfather opened a clothing store in Portland in 1935, the Schlesinger family has left its mark on real estate in both Portland and Vancouver, Washington...

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Developer teams up to remake downtown

The Columbian, 1982-10-03

As half owner of Vancouver's new $14.5 million Pacific Telecom building, Ralph Schlesinger might be a little worried about filling up his part of the structure during a slow economy. If he is worried, he's not showing it...

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