CAROLINA FIRST OFFICE BUILDINGS A & B

Greenville, South Carolina

Client: South Financial Group

LEED® Gold Certified | 2010

Architect:  Cooper Cary

Carolina First Bank, a subsidiary of the South Financial Group, is one of the largest commercial banks in the Southeast. A 65-acre brownfield site located within the city limits of Greenville, SC adjacent to the ICAR Campus was selected.  The Carolina First Campus is a multi-phase, public/private development, with the potential for 1.2 million square feet upon completion.  In addition to the selection of a brownfield site the buildings features low-flow plumbing fixtures, energy-recovery mechanical systems and building monitoring systems, preferred parking for low-emitting and fuel efficient vehicles, and installation of low-VOC materials.

Project Achievements:

  • Campus emphasis on open space | over 20%
  • Plumbing fixture water savings | 32% and 30.7%
  • Construction waste diverted from landfill | 91.5% and 85.2%
  • Materials with recycled content | 20.6%
  • Regional materials used | 24.7% and 26.0%
  • Views to outdoors from regularly-occupied spaces | 97.5% and 96.9%