Mayor welcomes Brooks’ new green headquarters and 300 new jobs to Fremont

Photo by Anne-Marije Rook
Mayor McGinn welcomed the new Brooks Sports headquarters to Fremont along with its 300 jobs.

From the Ballard News Tribune by Anne-Marije Rook (2011-10-20)

Mayor Mike McGinn welcomed Brooks Sports to Fremont on Thursday, Oct 20. The running shoe company will relocate its global headquarters to Fremont along the Burke-Gilman trail on 3400 Stone Way.

Not only will Brooks bring 300 jobs to Fremont, the building that will house Brooks Sports is a new and innovative 120,000 square foot building that will meet the City of Seattle’s Living Building Challenge.

Run by Skanska USA Commercial Development, the building project is the second participant of the City of Seattle’s Living Building Pilot Program, a program encourages the implementation of innovative and sustainable strategies toward the Living Building Challenge, including reduced water and electricity use, storm drainage, natural daylighting and more. Read the complete story here>