VAN NUYS, CA. June 9, 2016—IMT Residential, a leading nationwide apartment operator with a portfolio of properties expanding throughout Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, and Texas, is proud to announce that IMT Sherman Circle in Van Nuys, CA has installed three SemaConnect electric vehicle charging stations. These SemaConnect electric vehicle charging stations are in addition to IMT Sherman Circle’s substantial list of amenities, elevating their already robust sustainability efforts.
“IMT Sherman Circle is an ideal property for SemaConnect charging stations,” said Mark Pastrone, VP of Business at SemaConnect. “The high caliber building attracts residents who understand and appreciate the importance of this unique addition. The installation of stations will make IMT Sherman Circle available to the growing demographic of electric vehicle drivers in California. This new, green amenity will add to IMT Sherman Circle’s reputation as a highly desirable apartment complex.”
As environmentally and energy sustainable apartment community, IMT Sherman Circle focuses on protecting the environment a standard equivalent with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards in mindset during, design, construction, and operations of the property. The complex exceeds the Title 24 energy efficiency requirements by approximately 15%, an impressive statistic for multifamily locations. LEED for Homes is a system developed by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) for the purpose of rating and recognizing homes built to a more sustainable standard than conventional homes built to code. LEED was developed with the intention to transform the mainstream building industry by promoting and encouraging best practices for environmental design, construction, and property management. LEED Certification is based on a point system that is broken down into eight credit categories: 1)Innovation in Design Process, 2) Location and Linkages, 3) Sustainable Sites, 4) Water Efficiency, 5) Energy & Atmosphere, 6) Materials & Resources, 7) Indoor Environmental Quality, 8) Awareness & Education. LEED‐certified homes can have a myriad of benefits and green homes generally are more comfortable, more energy and water efficient, and have a smaller overall environmental footprint than conventional homes.
The three electric vehicle charging stations at IMT Sherman Circle provided are private use to be enjoyed by property residents only. Residents wishing to use the stations must be a member of IMT Sherman Circle’s electric vehicle charging program, and a member of the SemaConnect network. “The installation of these electric vehicle charging stations is for the enjoyment of our residents,” said IMT Sherman Circle Construction Project Manager, Matthew Para. “Our newest additional amenity contributes to our company goal of achieving sustainability while simultaneously protecting the environment and conserving earthly limited resources. The efforts of providing electric vehicle charging stations exemplifies the importance of alternative fuel vehicles and supports those who want to live at an IMT Residential property.” This new community offering with our partners SemaConnect, these stations will demonstrate IMT Sherman Circle a leader in sustainability for the Van Nuys area.
About IMT Capital
IMT Capital, LLC is a private real estate investment firm based in Los Angeles, CA, with offices in San Francisco, CA and Austin, TX. The company’s principals have made investments in excess of $2 billion in value since 1992. The company is a specialized manager concentrating in multifamily opportunities in major U.S. markets. Additional information on IMT Capital can be obtained by going to www.imtcapital.com
About IMT Residential
IMT Residential is a Los Angeles based privately held full-service operator of multi-family residential communities. The company currently manages over 20,000 residential units and 50 communities in six U.S. states. Founded in 1992, IMT Residential has been recognized on the lists of Top 50 multifamily firms nationally by the National Multi-Housing Council (NMHC) and Multi-Family Executive Magazine. Additional information on IMT Residential can be obtained by going to www.imtresidential.com.
SemaConnect is the leading provider of electric vehicle amenities to the North American commercial and residential property market. A complete EV support partner, SemaConnect delivers a truly modern property experience through innovative, elegantly designed charging stations and a robust and open network. The company has helped maximize property value and appeal through thousands of successful Class A deployments since its founding in 2008, for companies like CBRE, JLL, Hines, Greystar, Cisco Systems, and Standard Parking. SemaConnect remains the preferred charging solutions partner to municipal, parking, multifamily, hotel, office and retail customers across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.semaconnect.com.