Fitwel Case Study: Multi-Tenant Building – 25 York Street
Menkes Developments Ltd. has set a high standard for healthy workspaces within Canada, by achieving a Fitwel Certification for 25 York Street is Canada’s first office building to receive Fitwel certification.
Why Menkes Become a Fitwel Champion: In 2017, Menkes Development became a Fitwel Champion, committing to apply Fitwel across its portfolio and establishing a leadership role in Canada and beyond as a trailblazer in the healthy building movement. Menkes recognized an opportunity to use the core tenants of Fitwel to launch their Healthy Spaces Program, a three-year wellbeing initiative focused on engaging tenants and offering them healthier lifestyle opportunities within their buildings. The Menkes team successfully advanced through the Fitwel certification process with 25 York Street, solidifying its position as the first office building in Canada to become Fitwel Certified.