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BOMA/Chicago’s Holiday Downtown Ambassador Program A Success

BOMA/Chicago’s Holiday Downtown Ambassador Program A Success BOMA/Chicago’s holiday “Downtown Ambassador” program in the Loop concluded at the end of December. We partnered with CleanSlate to provide the ambassador service. During the program, Ambassadors worked 1,234 hours and patrolled 1,798 miles. Ambassadors also reported there was never a need to contact 911. One of the…

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Congratulations to Our 2022 Gold Circle Award Finalists

Congratulations to Our 2022 Gold Circle Award Finalists Congratulations to our 2022 Gold Circle Award finalists! Winners will be announced at our TOBY Gold Circle Awards Luncheon on February 17. Learn more and reserve your tickets today. In This Section Board of DirectorsStaffMember DirectoryNewsMedia CoverageFor the Press

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BOMA/Chicago Buildings Raise Over $63K for Holiday Food Drive

BOMA/Chicago Buildings Raise Over $63,000 for Greater Chicago Food Depository 109 BOMA/Chicago buildings participated in our 2021 Holiday Food Drive this year. Together, building members raised over $63,000 to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository, which translates into 191,430 meals for Chicagoland families who are food insecure. Congratulations to our top three buildings that raised…

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OEMC Relaunches Smart911

OEMC Relaunches Smart911 The City of Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management & Communications (OEMC) is relaunching Smart911 to residents of Chicago in January as part of the Mayor’s Office of Racial Equity and Justice equity strategic plan. Smart911 is a free and private service that allows residents to create a safety profile for their household that includes any information…

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ComEd Offers Two Office Hours Meetings Related to the >10 MW Opt Out Process

ComEd Hosts Two Office Hours Sessions Related to the >10 MW Opt Out Process ComEd will be hosting two office hour sessions in January to answer questions related to the >10 MW Opt Out process and subsequent documentation as required by Public Act 102-0662. The recent change in the Illinois Energy Law allows customers, with…

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BOMA/Chicago Launches “Be Part of the Art” on Lasalle Street

BOMA/Chicago Launches “Be Part of the Art” on Lasalle Street Building Members: Scroll to the end to download a Captivate Screen to promote to your tenants! The Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago (BOMA/Chicago), in partnership with Torque, announced the launch of a creative art infusion, “Be Part of the Art,” on South Lasalle…

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City Announces Vaccine Mandate for Restaurants, Bars, and Gyms

City Announces Vaccine Mandate for Restaurants, Bars, and Gyms The City of Chicago today announced vaccine requirements for restaurants, bars, gyms, and other indoor public areas. Below is information about the new requirements relevant to offices. The requirement goes into effect January 3, 2022. It is focused on dining, fitness, and entertainment venues where food…

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BOMA/Chicago Secures Downtown Ambassador Grant

BOMA/Chicago Secures Downtown Ambassador Grant BOMA/Chicago won a grant to provide “Downtown Ambassadors” for the Central Loop during December. We are partnering with CleanSlate to provide the Downtown Ambassador service. Ambassadors will be actively circulating downtown streets to offer a friendly welcome to tenants and visitors, report cleanliness problems, and serve as additional eyes and ears…

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BOMA/Chicago Board and Taxation Committee Meet with Assessor Candidate Kari Steele

BOMA/Chicago Board and Taxation Committee Meet with Assessor Candidate Kari Steele Members of BOMA/Chicago’s Board of Directors and Taxation Committee met with Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Chairman and Cook County Assessor candidate, Kari Steele this week. Chairman Steele is running against incumbent Assessor Fritz Kaegi, who is serving his first term. During his first term…

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Overview of the 2021 Climate and Equitable Jobs Act

Overview of the 2021 Climate and Equitable Jobs Act The Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) is the most sweeping legislation to be passed in over a decade and with its passage, Illinois will have some of the most significant clean energy and decarbonization commitments in the nation.  It will require Illinois to be reliant…

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