NEWS

April 8, 2015
June 19, 2013

Annually we conduct a waste audit to evaluate if we are meeting our goals to divert as much waste as possible from the landfill. Our diversion rate in 2012 was 46% out of a possible 76%. We have room for improvement. If you are not currently composting, please contact the management office for a compost bin and a tutorial.

April 19, 2012

Learn about Smart Commuter Choices and catch up on important building announcements in this issue.

September 29, 2011

From our upcoming Energy Dashboard Webinar to new neighbors, here’s what’s happening this quarter at the Joseph Vance and Sterling Buildings.

September 28, 2011

Download your copy of the Vance Tenant Manual, a great guide on how you can create a more sustainable, healthy, and attractive workspace.

April 1, 2011

Beyond basic news, tenant features, and upcoming events, this newsletter will discuss how our community is doing in its efforts to be more sustainable and engaged. Advancing Quarterly will seek to provide basic energy-efficiency data, tips on how we can help improve the environment, a forum for your suggestions, and, when possible, answers to your questions.

May 5, 2010

The Impact Investor
“To repair the fabric of cities, towns and communities while preserving the land around them” is the stated mission of Jonathan Rose Companies. It may sound like an unusually lofty, exceedingly idealistic goal for a real estate company. But Jonathan Rose Companies is more than about developing real estate...

April 30, 2009

The Seattle Times
New York developer Jonathan Rose vowed to make the Joseph Vance and Sterling buildings the greenest old office buildings in Seattle when he bought the downtown properties in 2006...

April 18, 2008

Puget Sound Business Journal
The change might be small, like putting a compost bucket in the lunchroom. Or it might be large, like replacing all the windows. Either way, the changes add up to a huge wave that many say is about to sweep over the real estate and construction industries: refitting existing buildings to make them “green.”

January 10, 2007

The New York Times
It is a rare announcement for a new commercial office building these days that does not trumpet the new structure’s “green” features. In fact, nearly 5,000 buildings across the country, 90 percent of them new construction, are awaiting evaluation by the United States Green Building Council.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
May 19, 2017
The Vance Building is recertifing under a new USGBC platform called LEED Dynamic Plaque. We are aiming to achieve gold status like we did in our initial certification. Expect more details later in Spring.
March 26, 2015
Vance Building now has a Bike SPA. Alta Planning in suite 206 is partnering with the Vance Building in showcasing a variety of bike storage solutions for bike commuters. There will be a kickoff sometime in April to show the community and tenants.
March 26, 2015
E-Cycle event for Vance Building Tenants is scheduled for the week of April 13th to the 17th 2015. We will take your unwanted electronic equipment. Contact Laurie Patten for more details lpatten@rosecompanies.com
October 22, 2013
Second Floor tenants are the big winners of the Second Vance Building Electricity Conservation Competion. They reduced their electricity consumption by 13%! Capitol Hill Housing staff did a particular good job of reducing!
June 13, 2013
Tour de Vance was a big success! 23 tenant organizations and businesses participated and over 500 guests showed up for this 5th annual Vance Building Open House.