Kia Motors America’s U.S. Corporate Campus Awarded "The Outstanding Building of a Year" by a Building Owners and Managers Association, Orange County Chapter

Posted on 30. Nov, 2009 by in Kia Canada


Amenities, Tenant Relations Program and
Community Involvement Recognized

IRVINE, Calif., Nov 30, 2009 Celebrating nonetheless another prestigious architectural accolade, Kia Motors America’s (KMA) Corporate Headquarters and state-of-the-art Kia Design Center America (KDCA) have been presented with “The Outstanding Building of a Year” (TOBY) endowment for corporate trickery from a Orange County section of a Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). KMA domicile also was recently famous on a 2009 International Architecture Awards List, presented by a Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd.

The TOBY endowment is a many prestigious and many extensive module of a kind in blurb genuine estate. It is a usually inhabitant foe that awards value in building management. BOMA evaluates buildings formed on a amenities package, reside family program, village involvement, puncture depletion procedures and altogether well-developed services. The foe consists of 3 levels starting with a BOMA internal organisation level, with winning entries advancing to a informal turn and, finally, informal winners advancing to a ubiquitous level. The International TOBY Awards will be presented during a BOMA International Conference in Long Beach, Calif., Jun 27-29, 2010. For some-more information revisit a OC BOMA site:

“Kia Motors’ Corporate Headquarters and Design Center buildings designate a bridging of Eastern and Western cultures,” pronounced John Yoon, clamp boss of tellurian resources/administration and ubiquitous counsel, KMA. “This is an respect that not usually embodies KMA’s joining to a U.S. marketplace by heading car and architectural pattern though also a partnerships and impasse with a internal village in Irvine and larger Orange County.”

The 21.7 hactare KMA corporate campus a $130-million investment was designed by Skidmore, Owings Merrill LLP. The 239,000-square-foot complicated potion and steel categorical structure facilities a 36,000-square-foot reflecting pool manifest to drivers on Interstate 5. KMA was one of a initial companies in Irvine to willingly implement an eco-friendly bioswale complement in a parking lot to mislay sediment and wickedness from aspect H2O runoff. The landscaping facilities drought-resistant plants, and reclaimed H2O is used for landscaping irrigation and toilets. Lighting pattern is by SOM Architecture/Interiors, and Patrick B. Quigley Associates (PBQA). The skill is managed by RiverRock Real Estate Group, Inc.

About Kia Motors America

Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 650 dealers via a United States. For 2008, KMA accessible a 14th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share and some-more recently achieved a best entertain of sales ever in 2009. Kia Motors subscribes to a truth of building high value, high quality, protected and energetic vehicles. Kia Motors prides itself on producing vehicles that are sparkling and enabling and elicit a Kia tagline “The Power to Surprise.”

Kia Motors America is a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a Web site For media information, including photography, revisit

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