Block 4: M Financial

Location: Portland, OR
Type: Office
Certification: LEED Gold
Square Footage: 464,000
Project Completion: 2003
    • 234,000 sq. ft. Class A office space, 36,000 sq. ft. ground floor retail, 13,000 sq. ft. ecoroof and 3 floors of underground parking
    • Active retail streetscape with a podium of flexible spaces in a range of sizes to accommodate a wide variety of potential retail tenants
    • Focus on attracting emerging local merchants and new-to-market retailers
    • Won PGE's Earth Advantage Award in 2002
    • High-rise office tower is set back for improved daylighting and views
    • Innovative sustainable practices achieved a LEED Gold Certification through USGBC
    • South-facing solar panels were projected to generate 4.5% of its electrical load
    • Operable windows and light shelves throughout are tied into a central building management system reacting to outside air and light, thereby significantly reducing energy usage
    • Ecoroof moderates heating and cooling of the roof and mitigates sudden storm water runoff