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Jason Sikora

Gold Circle Award Profile: Jason Sikora, 2021 Affiliate Member of the Year Jason Sikora, Business Development Manager with Allied Universal, was named 2021 Affiliate Member of the Year. What was your first paying job? I had my first semi-legitimate job was I was about 13. I worked with a bunch of other kids going to…

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Kurt Anderson

Gold Circle Award Profile: Kurt Anderson, 2021 Building Engineer of the Year Kurt Anderson, Chief Building Engineer with Zeller at 401 North Michigan Avenue, was named 2021 Building Engineer of the Year. Tell us about your involvement in the commercial real estate industry and Local 399. How did you start out? How long have been…

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Mayor Lightfoot Releases 2022 Preliminary Budget By Mary Kay Minaghan, MKM Services Mayor Lori Lightfoot released her 2022 preliminary budget for the City of Chicago. In the corporate fund, revenues for 2022 are projected to be $4,217.3 million and expenditures are projected to be $4,950.4 million, leaving a deficit of $733 million. Corporate Fund Corporate…

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Historic Impact Review Completed for State/Lake Elevated Station Modernization Project This Spring, BOMA/Chicago participated as a consulting party for the Federal Section 106 Review for the State/Lake Elevated Station Modernization Project. The purpose of the 106 review process is to determine the impact of federally funded projects upon historic properties. BOMA/Chicago is proud to represent out members throughout…

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August 24 Lunch on Lasalle Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather Forecast ***Please note Lunch on Lasalle on August 24 is cancelled due to inclement weather*** You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to dine in the middle of this iconic section of Lasalle Street, right in front of the Chicago Board of Trade building.…

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iParkit: Rethinking Employee Parking Programs SPONSORED CONTENT iParkit offers an amazing combination of convenient locations, flexible pricing and best-in-class parking technology to accommodate the shifting needs of employee parking in 2021. Simply put, iParkit has the lowest rates at the best parking locations in the Loop. Convenient Locations The iParkit app can be used at…

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BOMA/Chicago Participates in BID Steering Committee By Amy Masters, BOMA/Chicago Director of Marketing and Communications BOMA/Chicago is participating in a steering committee with the City of Chicago to develop a state legislative proposal to authorize Business Improvement Districts (BIDs). Currently, Illinois is one of only 5 states that has not enabled BID legislation in some…

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Senate President Don Harmon and Deputy Mayor John O’Malley Attend BOMA/Chicago Board Meeting BOMA/Chicago’s Board of Directors welcomed Illinois Senate President, Don Harmon, and the new City of Chicago Deputy Mayor for Public Safety, John O’Malley, at its July Board meeting. Senate President Harmon provided a session recap and update about pending energy legislation, predicting…

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Premier Partner Spotlight: ComEd®-Sponsored Building Operator Certification® No matter where a large building is located or what it is used for, there’s one powerful tool that will make it run more efficiently: operator education. Building Operator Certification® (BOC) is a nationally recognized, award winning, eight-day training program for commercial facility personnel focused on the energy-efficient…

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BOMA/Chicago Hosts First In-Person Networking Event with Emerging Leaders On Wednesday, June 30, BOMA/Chicago hosted our first in-person networking event of the year, The Emerging Leaders’ Summer Soiree, at 540 West Madison, owned by Third Millennium Group and managed by JLL.  The Emerging Leaders Network provides career development, education and networking opportunities for BOMA/Chicago members…

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