5MLK AWARDED 2ND PLACE, DJC OREGON TOP PROJECTS 2021
Located in Portland’s Central Eastside, 5 MLK is a 17-story tower with 220 apartments, 117,000 square feet of office space and 15,000 square feet of retail space. It boasts multiple decks and an expansive poolside rooftop area with lounge space, BBQs and fire pits.
LEED v4 Gold certified, the building is designed to achieve approximately 28 percent in annual operational energy savings over a code-compliant building. Energy-efficient features include a façade with a modest window-to-wall ratio and high-performance glazing, LED lighting, and Energy Star-rated appliances in the apartments.
5 MLK is also the first property in the country to achieve Fitwel certification under a new pilot for mixed-use properties, which combine occupant health requirements for both the commercial and multifamily spaces.