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We're so proud to have been featured as a leader in sustainability and corporate social responsibility by some of the greatest journalistic organizations, such as these powerhouses of global business journalism.

Verdigris Group is proud to share with you our latest industry awards and rankings as well as other accolades we have earned.  We are quite honored to have received such recognition from third-party industry organizations, national publications, global research firms, and partner as well as competitor firms from within our industry.

Best of 2014
Award Winner
Real Estate Development
& Consulting Firms Category
2014 Chicago Business
Hall of Fame Inductee
Chicago Awards Program Board of Review 
Peoples Choice
Best Overall Development
Mountain Living Magazine


Best of Chicago
Commercial Real Estate Firms
Chicago Awards Program Board of Review 


Verdigris Group Receives 2014 Best of Chicago Award

Chicago Award Program Honors the Achievement


CHICAGO May 15, 2014 -- Verdigris Group has been selected for the 2014 Best of Chicago Award

in the Real Estate Development & Consulting Firms category by the Chicago Award Program.


Verdigris Group has been selected two years in a row for the Best of Chicago Awards

for both Commercial Real Estate Firm (2013) and Real Estate Development & Consulting Firm (2014)

which has resulted in Verdigris Group having been inducted into the elite Chicago Business Hall of Fame.


(Click the linked PDF for the original press release from the Chicago Award Program Board of Review) ->




People's Choice Award Winner - Mountain Living Magazine


Verdigris Group’s latest multifamily real estate development, The Residences at Tenderfoot House has been honored by winning Mountain Living Magazine’s 2012 People’s Choice Award signifying overall best new development project as determined by over 3000 individuals from all over the country who participated in this year’s Parade of Homes.

Globally Top Ranked
Green Building Consulting
& LEED Consulting Services 
Brown-Wilson Group
& BlackBook Research

The Green Survey: Verdigris Group Top of Global Rankings


Verdigris Group is ranked #2 Globally for Top Green Building and LEED Consulting Services. Ranked by Total Client Nominations for The Green Survey, conducted by Brown-Wilson Group and Black Book Research - an annual survey of clients and users from 95 countries determining Consulting Service Providers’ pro-environmental initiatives from the perspective of their client experience. These research results are recognized as the most extensive and representative perception study of organizations, validated by 1,338 unique company respondents from service users around the globe between January 1 and March 1. Over 7,000 individual nominations were received during the survey.

Verdigris Group Receives 2013 Best of Chicago Award

Chicago Award Program Honors the Achievement


The Chicago Awards Program Board of Review has chosen Verdigris Group as "Best of 2013" in Commercial Real Estate firms, recognizing the best of Chicago business! We are humbled and honored for the recognition.

From the Board of Review: "This recognition is a result of your dedication and efforts as well as the work of others in your organization that have helped build your business. Your team is now a part of an exclusive group of small businesses that have achieved this selection...We focus on companies that have demonstrated their ability to use various marketing methods to grow their business in spite of difficult economic times. The companies chosen exemplify the best of small business; often leading through customer service and community involvement."


Top Rated Consultants
LEED Consulting & Green Professional Services

Green Collar Research ranks Verdigris Group as the leader in their "Top Rated LEED Consultants" AND "Top Rated Green Professional Services" companies nation-wide.  These ranking are derived from peer and client review - Verdigris Group has been ranked 5-Star+ LEED Consultants and Green Professional Services for over 6 years.


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2012 Parade of Homes  
Winner of 5 Awards including
Best Overall Development
& Best Sustainability

Verdigris Group dominated the 18th Annual Parade of Homes Award Ceremony by winning the most awards, six in all including People's Choice from Mountain Living Magazine representing the Best Oveall Development in the year's review.  Other 2012 Developer Awards included: Best Overall, Best Sustainability, Best Curb Appeal, Best Interior Finishes, and Best Interior Furnishings in the multi-family development category.


This project, The Residences at Tenderfoot House,  is tracking the prestigious LEED Platinum Certification from the US Green Building Council, earned the Highest Score Yet Achieved Under the Summit Sustainable Building Code, earned the 5-Star+ Energy Star Home Certification with a HERS Index of 57 which represents an energy savings of 43% over a standard new home built to code. 


To learn more about this project please visit our projects page here:  The Residences at Tenderfoot House

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