Because office tenants pay
their pro-rata share of the operating expenses of a building,
the ability of management to effectively manage the building
is extremely important to the tenant. The Brookstone and
its management team have in the past and continue to diligently
pursue every opportunity to reduce costs.
In 2003 when
the Brookstone was awarded the prestigious ENERGY STAR
AWARD, it was one of only three privately owned buildings
in the entire City of Phoenix to have received the award.
It is estimated that the numerous steps taken by management
over the past two or three years have reduced the annual
cost of electricity by more than $100,000. Similar
steps have been taken to reduce water consumption, Sewer
fees, Property taxes and a multitude of other operating
For more information on Energy Star, click on www.energystar.gov.