PARSIPPANY, N.J. (January 13, 2016) - Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, once again demonstrates its commitment to operating responsibly and at the highest standards of excellence. This commitment is reflected at its corporate campus in New Jersey as the Company’s newest building on the headquarters campus in Parsippany was recently designated a BOMA 360 Performance Building by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International for excellence in management.
“At Wyndham Worldwide, we’re committed to exploring and implementing an innovative workplace experience for our associates. We consider everything when it comes to associate productivity,” said Frank Campana, senior vice president, corporate real estate and facilities, Wyndham Worldwide. “Our associates deserve best-in-class service and a superbly managed building. The BOMA 360 Performance Program has given us a meaningful way to demonstrate our commitment to excellence and we are thrilled to receive this important recognition.”
The designation is given to commercial properties that continue to raise the bar and demonstrate best practices in building operations and management, and is based on building operations and management; life safety/security/risk management; training and education of building personnel; energy management; environmental/sustainability performance; and tenant relations and community involvement.
The corporate office building located at 14 Sylvan Way is a single-tenant, premier office building, and is one of only 16 buildings in New Jersey to hold the BOMA 360 Performance designation. It was also recently named one of New Jersey’s most energy efficient office buildings earning 99 out of 100 for the U.S. Environmental Protections Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR rating. As a recognized leader in sustainability, the Wyndham Worldwide corporate campus has previously received gold and silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. Throughout the entire design and construction of the campus buildings, Wyndham Worldwide incorporated specific strategies and features that resulted in significant energy savings, and to further reduce its carbon footprint, the Company provides premier parking spots for employees who carpool and drive hybrid vehicles and offers mass transit options, including a free shuttle to/from the local train station.
Additional on-site amenities include:
•employee health and wellness programs,
•on-site, full-time nurse practitioner,
•a no-cost, on-site fitness center that is open 24/7,
•on-site car wash/detailing,
•a credit union,
•a shoe shine service,
•on-site general store;
•barista serving Starbucks Coffee, and;
•a cafeteria featuring fresh, sustainable, locally-grown antibiotic and hormone free choices.
“The workplace experience we provide associates, and the sustainable and energy efficient practices we have in place helps minimize our carbon footprint, keeps our operating costs low, and enables us attract and retain the best people to run our business,” said Carolyn Mesce, vice president, facilities and office services, Wyndham Worldwide.
The BOMA 360 Performance Program takes a holistic approach to evaluating a building’s operations and management and benchmarks a building’s performance against industry standards.
About Wyndham Worldwide Corporation
One of the world’s largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) provides a wide range of hospitality services and products through its global portfolio of world-renowned brands. The world’s largest hotel company based on the number of properties, Wyndham Hotel Group is home to many of the world’s best-known hotel brands, with over 7,600 franchised hotels and approximately 661,000 hotel rooms worldwide. Wyndham Destination Network is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and the world’s largest professional manager of vacation rentals, providing more than 5 million leisure-bound families annually with access to over 110,000 vacation properties in over 100 countries through its prominent exchange and vacation rental brands. The industry and timeshare ownership market leader, Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its network of over 200 vacation ownership resorts serving approximately 904,000 owners throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific. Based in Parsippany, NJ, Wyndham Worldwide employs over 34,000 associates globally.
For more information, please visit www.wyndhamworldwide.com.
About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 91 BOMA U.S. associations and 17 international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including 10.4 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.8 million jobs and contributes $226.7 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge. Learn more at www.boma.org.
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