DivcoWest Headquarters Building Wins Prestigious TOBY® Award

301 Howard to Represent San Francisco in 250,000-499,999 SF Office Category in Pacific Southwest Regional at the BOMA International TOBY Awards

San Francisco – February 28, 2024 – 301 Howard Street, a 319,000 square foot, 23-story Class A office tower in San Francisco’s South Financial District has been awarded the 2024 The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY®) by the San Francisco chapter of the Building and Office Managers Association (BOMA-SF).

The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY®) Award is the commercial real estate industry’s highest recognition honoring excellence in commercial building management and operations in specific categories of building type or size.

“We believe in investing in the power of place and creating exceptional environments for today’s most forward-thinking companies. So, it feels great to start 2024 on a high note with this prestigious TOBY® award,” said Gregg Walker, President of DivcoWest Real Estate Asset Management. “DivcoWest is proud of the dedication and effort made by the entire team at 301 Howard in delivering an exceptional workplace and experience to our tenants every day. We are thankful to BOMA for recognizing our team’s commitment to delivering superior service.”

301 Howard, which was built in 1987 and recently renovated, won the TOBY® in the 250,000-499,000 s.f. office category. DivcoWest owns, operates and has its corporate headquarters in the building which sits across from the Salesforce Transit Center, a regional transit hub for Muni, Golden Gate and AC Transit, Greyhound, Amtrak and Caltrain. It is also benefits from close proximity to Bay Bridge access and local ferries.

Among the building’s significant amenities are a fully-equipped fitness center with showers and lockers, a communal rooftop terrace with spectacular views of the Bay and an award-winning, fully-renovated lobby designed by Huntsman Architectural Group all managed by a hospitality driven team. The building hosts Joe & The Juice, a globally recognized health and wellness fast food café, and has an amenity lounge and bicycle storage for tenants.

For an opportunity to win a BOMA International TOBY Award, a property first must earn a BOMA 360 designation, a worldwide standard for building operations and management, and win both local and regional competitions.

Judging is based on criteria that includes community impact, tenant and employee relations programs, energy management and green policies, accessibility, emergency evacuation procedures, building personnel training programs and overall excellence. Building inspections are conducted by a team of industry experts.

About DivcoWest
Founded in 1993 by Stuart Shiff, DivcoWest, a DivCore Capital company, is a vertically integrated real estate investment firm headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Austin, Cambridge, Los Angeles, Menlo Park, Washington DC, and New York City. Known for long-standing relationships and experience across the risk-spectrum in innovation markets, DivcoWest combines entrepreneurial spirit with an institutional approach to commercial real estate. DivcoWest aims to create environments that inspire ingenuity, promote growth, and enhance health and well-being. Since inception, DivcoWest and its predecessor have acquired approximately 61 million square feet of commercial space – primarily throughout the United States. DivcoWest’s real estate portfolio currently includes existing and development properties in the office, R&D, lab, industrial, retail, and multifamily spaces.