MAX at Kierland boasts a number of sustainable features. Although the building was not originally planned to seek LEED® certification, upon base building completion the team determined it would be a beneficial designation to recognize its contribution to the environment, tenants, and investors. The challenge was to rally the entire design and development team to look forensically at what had been done rather than the traditional design review process normally employed.
The building received LEED-CS certification from the USGBC. Key achievements include: