Vila do Conde The Style Outlets

VILA DO CONDE THE STYLE OUTLETS IS AN OUTLET SHOPPING CENTRE IN NORTHERN PORTUGAL.

It is part of NEINVER’s strategy to certify the portfolio that the company manages around Europe. They have certified 14 shopping centres in 5 European countries within the last year.

PROJECT TEAM

  • Building Owner: IRUS VILA DO CONDE S.A.
  • Occupiers: Various leading retail tenants
  • BREEAM In-Use Auditor: ALMUDENA RODERO, Arup
  • Site Facility Manager: Filipe Joel Pinto

ROSA LÓPEZ IBARRA, ARCHITECT & ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY MANAGER AT NEINVER SAYS

“We believe BREEAM In-Use helps the building to demonstrate its construction quality and the efficient way it is managed by the team. We chose BREEAM In-Use certification because it is a European-based scheme with a long experience in the retail sector.”

KEY FACTS – THE BREEAM IN-USE ASSESSMENT

BREEAM In-Use Scheme Part 1 (Asset Performance) Part 2 (Building Management) Part 3 (Occupier Management)
Score 58% 54% N/A
Rating Very Good Good N/A
Star Rating 4 stars 3 stars N/A
Valid Until 29 October 2014 29 October 2014 N/A

In Part 1 of the assessment, the centre scored:

  • Materials: 79%
  • Waste:100%
  • Transport: 95%

In Part 2:

  • Water: 88%
  • Materials:91%
  • Management:73%

FUTURE PLANS

Neinver plan to implement an action plan that will consider the weaker categories of the BREEAM In-Use certification. Initially this will focus on energy detailed metering and control in order to improve that category rating and the efficiency of the centre.