PHILADELPHIA – October 9, 2023 – Accesso, a fully integrated investment manager and operator of multi-tenant office and multifamily assets, announced today that the firm’s 1515 Market Street, a 20-story, 502,217-square-foot, class A office building in the heart of Philadelphia’s commercial office district, has won “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) Award from Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Philadelphia in the 500,000-999,999-square-foot category. The TOBY Awards is one of the most prestigious awards programs in commercial real estate, recognizing exceptional tenant services and excellence in building management and operations.
“We are incredibly excited to celebrate BOMA Philadelphia’s recognition of 1515 Market Street,” said Gillian Downing, Property Manager for Accesso and 1515 Market Street. “The TOBY Award is one of the highest marks of distinction in property management, and we are grateful to receive an award that reflects the quality, efficiency and passion that go into the services we provide daily on behalf of Accesso. This honor could not have been achieved without the consistent efforts of our entire team, including our vendor partners, at our property who work tirelessly day in and day out to ensure our tenants and clients enjoy a stellar experience. Thank you to everyone who had a part in this accomplishment, and congratulations!”
Buildings entered into the TOBY Awards program are designated by one of 14 available categories, with all facets of a building’s operations rigorously evaluated by a team of judges that include owners, property managers, engineers and service providers. Community involvement, on-site management and environmental/sustainable policies are other factors considered for the award.
1515 Market Street sits directly above Philadelphia’s main transportation hub, with sheltered access to regional mass transit as well as direct concourse access. It features a newly renovated lobby, fully modernized elevator system, upgraded restrooms and refreshed common corridors. Building amenities include a state-of-the-art conference center as well as two ground-floor retail bank branches.
Accesso is a full-service, vertically integrated commercial real estate investment manager, owner and operator that aims to provide superior returns to its U.S. and international individual and institutional investors. Accesso’s focus is on acquiring mixed-use office, multifamily and retail properties in non-gateway metropolitan statistical areas. Accesso’s portfolio includes 29 office properties covering 13.5 million square feet. Its affiliate, Accesso Services LLC, provides proactive, cost-efficient property management services with an owner’s mindset. Accesso Partners LLC is headquartered in Hallandale Beach, Florida, and has offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Minneapolis.
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