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City to Lift Mask, Vaccine Mandates on February 28

City to Lift Mask, Vaccine Mandates on February 28 Mayor Lightfoot announced today, Tuesday, February 22, that both indoor mask and vaccine mandates will be lifted with some restrictions. Masks will continue to be required in health care settings, on public transit, and in other congregate settings. As the City transitions its mitigation measures to…

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Congratulations 2022 Gold Circle Award Winners!

Congratulations 2022 Gold Circle Award Winners! BOMA/Chicago announced the winners of the Gold Circle and “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) Awards at their recent awards event held at the Mid-America Club on February 17. Now in its twelfth year, BOMA/Chicago’s Gold Circle Awards honor individual excellence within Chicago’s commercial real estate community in…

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City Anticipates Lifting City’s Mask Mandate Around Same Time as Governor

City Anticipates Lifting City’s Mask Mandate Around Same Time as Governor Governor Pritzker today announced that the State of Illinois is going to lift its statewide mask mandate on February 28. In Chicago, the City has both a mask mandate and, for certain public places like restaurants and gyms, a proof-of-vaccination mandate. The lifting of…

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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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