First Washington Realty

FWR is dedicated to improving the communities where we live and work. We focus on doing the right thing, profitably, through our environmental, social and company policies. FWR Cares about giving back and helping to build a better world.


  • Created a Sustainability Task Force
  • Appointed a Director of Sustainability
  • Added solar power to our portfolio
  • Participate in Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) survey
  • Utilize sustainable roofs to reduce heat island effect
  • Introduce LED lights to our properties to reduce greenhouse gases
  • Reduce water consumption through the use of native and drought-resistant plantings


  • FWR Cares generates volunteer participation to support community-based organizations
  • Corporate commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • In-kind support for breast cancer awareness and other community initiatives
  • Public art

ESG Goals and Targets


    • FWR commits to reducing portfolio-wide site energy intensity for landlord-controlled spaces as well as scope 1 and scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 10% by 2030 from a 2019 baseline. Additionally, FWR commits to partner with tenants to quantify and reduce scope 3 emissions wherever feasible.
    • FWR commits to upgrading lighting of landlord-controlled spaces to energy-efficient LED systems by 50% (based on floor area) by 2025.
    • FWR commits to installing EV charging stations at 40% of our portfolio (based on floor area) by 2030.


    • FWR commits to installing drip or smart irrigation technology and/or apply xeriscaping strategies to reduce water consumption at 50% of the portfolio (based on floor area) by 2030.


    • FWR commits to improving waste data coverage of our portfolio to 95% by 2025
    • FWR commits to improving the portfolio’s waste diversion rate to 30% by 2030