KBS Achieves WiredScore Property in Bloomington, Minnesota Market

KBS, one of the largest owners of premier commercial real estate in the nation, has announced that Northland Center, a two-building, 492,514 square-foot Class A office park, has become the first-ever property to achieve Wired Certification in the Bloomington, Minnesota market, the company said .

The asset was awarded Wired Certified Gold status by WiredScore, indicating that it meets the international standard for cutting-edge Internet connectivity in office buildings. Northland Center becomes one of only eight buildings in the state of Minnesota to receive this certifcation.

This distinction underscores KBS´ ongoing focus on innovation and technology within its portfolio of assets, according to Rod Richerson, regional president, Western United States for KBS.

With this new designation, KBS now holds 32 Wired Certified assets nationwide.

KBS is one of the largest owners of premier commercial real estate in the nation. As a private equity real estate company and an SEC-registered investment adviser, KBS and its affiliated companies have completed transactional activity of approximately USD 40 billion on behalf of private and institutional investors globally. Founded in 1992 by Peter Bren and Chuck Schreiber, KBS acquires and operates prime commercial real estate in some of the most successful epicenters in the country. For more information on KBS, visit www.kbs.com.

WiredScore is the organization behind Wired Certification, the internationally recognized digital connectivity rating system for commercial real estate that helps landlords design and promote their buildings´ great digital connectivity to tenants. For more information on Wired Certification or to find Wired Certified buildings, visit: http://wiredscore.com/.