As part of its mission and history of innovation, Buchanan Partners has undertaken a “Green” Building Initiative in its role as a developer, property manager, and employer. Buchanan is committed to setting a high standard of sustainable development for all of its properties. The company’s first totally “green” building is Bowie Corporate Center, a five-story 130,000 square foot Class A office building in fast-growing Bowie, MD. This new building is designed to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification, and is one of the first structures to utilize Maryland’s Green Buildings Tax Credit. Buchanan Partners cooperates with green building programs and educational opportunities provided through Urban Land Institute and the National Capital Region Construction Material Recovery Coalition, a consortium of developers, consultants, and government representatives who have gathered to develop strategies for construction waste recovery. To learn more about "building green" visit The U.S. Green Building Council.