USGBC West Michigan Announced Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids as Certified Green Building Award Winner

The U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan (USGBC-WM) announced Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids as the Certified Green Building Commercial Award Winner. The Certified Green Building Awards recognize exemplary building projects that received high-performance certifications. 

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Tanger Outlets are a shopping staple for many communities around the country. Though they are known for their retail brand names and discounts, they are also working to build strong communities and protect the future of our planet all while creating long-term value for their stakeholders. Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids is a result of these goals, becoming the only LEED Gold-certified mall in West Michigan. The LEED Gold v4.1 O&M structure creates an inviting and beautiful shopping experience for the community all while doting energy-efficient, environmentally responsible materials, building practices, and operations. Tanger integrates environmental, social, and governance (ESG) into their business practices. They are passionate about ensuring that the future is sustainable and creates value for people, communities, and the planet. 

The USGBC-WM Leadership Awards promote outstanding green building initiatives by recognizing projects, organizations, and people who have made extraordinary contributions to achieving healthy, energy-efficient green buildings in the state of Michigan.“We are thrilled to lift up organizations that lead by example,” says Cheri Holman, Executive Director of the USGBC-WM, “by sharing these accomplishments we can show that good economic decisions and green buildings can be one and the same.”

Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids received their award at USGBCWM’s Annual Party & Leadership Award Ceremony on the night of March 10th, 2022 at the Ballroom at McKay Tower in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. For more information about USGBC-WM’s  Annual Party & Leadership Award Ceremony, please visit