Bethesda building becomes 100th in DC area with top internet connectivity rating – WTOP

WASHINGTON — A Bethesda workplace building has turn into the 100th building in the D.C. area to obtain WiredScore’s Wired Certification, a designation given to buildings with the best requirements for the infrastructure, connectivity and technological capability of business buildings.

Brookfield Properties’ 16-story three Bethesda Metro Middle, constructed in 1985 instantly above the Bethesda Metro station, was given Wired Licensed Platinum, the best rating for the worldwide connectivity normal for business buildings.

WiredScore launched Wired Certification in 2013 in partnership with the Metropolis of New York. It's  equal to LEED certification for inexperienced building development.

D.C. is the second-largest marketplace for Wired Certification in america, with 30 million sq. ft of Wired Licensed workplace house.

WiredScore charges buildings via a rigorous certification course of, which incorporates building audits by groups of technicians that consider the variety of obtainable internet service suppliers, infrastructure redundancy, connection entry factors and a property’s readiness to enhance connectivity.

“Whether or not a building was constructed in this century or the final, its present and future technological capabilities have to be of the utmost significance to landlords,” stated Arie Barendrecht, founder and CEO of WiredScore.

“Actual property professionals should present tenants with this crucial side of contemporary building design, and look to Brookfield and different trade leaders, that exemplify the creation of connectivity infrastructure as a mainstay of the tenant expertise.”

Editor’s word: This story has been up to date to take away the phrase “wi-fi” from the headline.

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