Governance

Crown is a partnership with a proven track record, both as an independent organization and through the operating history of its partners. Crown has demonstrated it can execute its business strategy with low execution risk through its market savvy, hands-on approach. Crown aligns itself with investors and applies principles of good governance in all its business activities and reporting.

An Executive Committee consisting of its founding partners and the current Managing Partners provides on-going oversight over Crown’s processes, strategies, planning and operations. Together, the Committee offers Crown the perspective of a diverse group of highly experienced executives that possess a blend of business, finance, capital markets and real estate experience.

Sustainability

Crown strives to create a smarter, more integrated, more responsible model for commercial real estate investment and management.

Making our properties as efficient as possible doesn’t just preserve our investments…it preserves our environment. Crown’s approach to sustainable building management and operations includes regular energy audits and efficient operational strategies focused on creating healthier, more engaging building environments for our tenants.

From replacing inefficient equipment, to implementing waste management programs and promoting energy conservation, we invest in our buildings.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):
Crown tracks our sustainability progress across our portfolio
through 5 primary KPIs:

• energy use
• water use
• cost psf
• waste
• GHG emissions

Vision and Values

We aspire to be the manager of choice for tenants and investors in commercial real estate in Canada, recognized for superior investment returns, quality service, innovation, growth, rewarding careers, and environmental sustainability.

Our activities are shaped by the following enduring values that we share and promote throughout our organization:
• Integrity

• Entrepreneurship
• Service Orientation
• Professionalism
• Team Orientation
• Environmental Sustainability
• Accountability

Sustainability

Making our properties as efficient as possible doesn’t just improve performance – it preserves our environment. From replacing inefficient equipment, to implementing waste management programs, to promoting energy conservation, we invest in the environment. Crown’s approach to building management includes sustainable development and management practices through more efficient operations and healthier, more engaging building environments for tenants.

LEED

Canada Green Building CouncilCrown is proud to promote a whole-building approach to sustainability. By achieving LEED certification at our buildings, we recognize performance in five key areas of human and environmental health:

  • Sustainable site development
  • Water efficiency
  • Energy efficiency
  • Materials selection
  • Indoor environmental quality

BOMA Best:

Boma BestCrown strives to achieve the highest possible BOMA rating at its buildings, and has been recognized by the association for various awards and achievements. Crown is currently registered under the BOMA BEST® Portfolio Program, a program ensuring continuous and on-going assessment of environmental performance and management.

BOMA Best® is Canada’s largest environmental assessment and certification program for existing buildings. It is a unique, voluntary program designed by industry for industry providing owners and managers with a consistent framework for assessing the environmental performance and management of existing buildings of all sizes.  http://bomacanada.ca/bomabest/

For more information on Crown’s sustainability initiatives, please contact:

Clarke Stewart, Sustainability Coordinator: cstewart@crp-cpmi.com
Emily Hanna, Partner, Investments: ehanna@crp-cpmi.com

Corporate Social Responsibility

Crown is committed to giving back. We bring together the communities within and around our buildings, best-in-class service providers, our employees and other leaders in our industry to make a larger impact.

Crown is a regular supporter of the following initiatives

• The real estate community’s Ride for Juvenile Diabetes Research (JDRF)
• The United Way’s Workplace Campaign
• Eva’s House
• New Circles and others