Sustainability

Track Record

Olympia has developed a track record for effectively developing and operating its properties with great sensitivity to environmental concerns. Over the past several years, public attention to the hospitality industry’s approach to consumption and design has increased substantially.

We regularly seek environmentally friendly options for development projects and our operating models consistently looks to incorporate sustainable practices and guest education in green hotel initiatives.

Key successes in our environmental leadership include:

 

INN BY THE SEA

  • In 2006, Inn by the Sea received Green Lodging Certification and a Legislative Sentiment by the State of Maine as an Environmental Leader
  • Inn by the Sea has been selected as one of America’s Top Ten Green Hotels by MSNBC and Forbes Traveler and one of the World’s Top Ten Green Hotels by TripAdvisor
  • Chef Mitchell Kaldrovich was nominated for Top of the Crop, best Farm-to-Table Chef in Maine

 

OTHER KEY SUCCESSES

  • In 2006, Olympia completed Maine’s first LEED-Certified (for Core & Shell) office building by a private developer
  • In 2008, Olympia completed an $18,000,000 renovation of Inn by the Sea, including the addition of a 5,000 Sq. Ft. Spa. The Spa is a certified Silver LEED-CI project.
  • In 2011, Olympia and Inn by the Sea partnered with the State of Maine to rehabilitate 2 acres of coastal marsh to remove invasive non-indigenous plant species providing natural habitat for the New England Cottontail Rabbit, a candidate for the 2006 US Endangered Species Act.
  • In 2013, Olympia Development delivered 3 LEED certified hotels in Florida, Illinois and North Carolina.
  • Olympia Hotel Management currently maintains Green Lodging designations in Maine, Illinois, New Hampshire, Connecticut and North Carolina. Additional certification is pending for Florida.
  • Certified Environmental Leader, Maine Department of Environmental Protection

 

 

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Our Values

FUN

We create an environment where we enjoy our work and each other.

CONCERN FOR OTHERS

We show compassion, empathy, and respect for people.

TRUST

We act in the best interest of others, building a culture of integrity.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We accept responsibility for our own actions and for the actions of our team.

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

We constantly seek out ways to improve ourselves and the services we deliver.

Our values are at the center of everything we do. We use them as guides to make decisions & chart our course on a daily basis.



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