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Watch Reggie Ollie’s 10th Annual Diversity Celebration Speech

Watch Reggie Ollie’s 10th Annual Diversity Celebration Speech Reginald L. Ollie, our Ollie Scholarship namesake, recorded a special message for the 10th Annual BOMA/Chicago Foundation Diversity Celebration. You can watch Reggie’s message here and read his speech below. We look forward to seeing you at the June 17 Diversity Celebration. Learn more and register.  …

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Congratulations to BOMA/Chicago’s Five Regional TOBY Winners!

Congratulations to BOMA/Chicago’s Five Regional TOBY Winners! BOMA/Chicago is proud to announce that all five local BOMA/Chicago TOBY winners have also won the 2022 North Central Region TOBY Award! The North Central Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky. In the commercial real estate industry, the TOBY Award is the most prestigious and comprehensive…

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Congratulations to Daja Walker-Parker, the 2022 Ollie Scholarship Recipient!

Congratulations to Daja Walker-Parker, the 2022 Ollie Scholarship Recipient! The BOMA/Chicago Foundation and the Scholarship Committee are excited to announce that Daja Walker-Parker has been awarded the 2022 Reginald L. Ollie Inclusion and Outreach Scholarship. Daja is the Assistant General Manager for JLL at 24 East Washington. She earned both her BS – Real Estate…

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Are you BOMA 360 certified? Learn more about BOMA 360 and the 2023 TOBY requirements.

Are you BOMA 360 certified? Learn more about BOMA 360 and the 2023 TOBY requirements. IMPORTANT TOBY UPDATE: For the next TOBY season (the 2023 season and beyond), all TOBY applicants must have the BOMA 360 designation. This is a brand-new criterion that has been implemented by BOMA International. For the 2023 TOBY season and…

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Congrats to Maureen Mwangi, the BOMA/Chicago Foundation’s 2022 Full Designation Scholarship Recipient!

Congrats to Maureen Mwangi, the BOMA/Chicago Foundation’s 2022 Full Designation Scholarship Recipient! Congratulations to Maureen Mwangi, Lincoln Property Company, who was named the BOMA/Chicago Foundation’s 2022 Full Designation Scholarship recipient! Maureen has already taken her first RPA class, Law & Risk Management. Her scholarship will cover all eight required RPA classes (worth $10,000)! Maureen is…

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Congratulations to the 2022 BOMA/Chicago Local TOBY Winners!

Congratulations to the 2022 BOMA/Chicago Local TOBY Winners! At the February 17 TOBY Gold Circle Awards Luncheon, BOMA/Chicago honored local buildings through the TOBY Awards, which recognize excellence in office building management. This year, 10 TOBY award finalists competed in five categories based on building size and facility type. They were judged on tenant relations…

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BOMA/Chicago Foundation Annual Sponsorship Opportunities for 2022

BOMA/Chicago Foundation Annual Sponsorship Opportunities for 2022 The BOMA/Chicago Foundation has launched two new sponsorship opportunities for the 2022 calendar year. Both opportunities are *tax-deductible and the benefits span the entire 2022 calendar year. Your sponsorship will allow you to develop relationships with emerging leaders, connect with diverse job candidates, gain exposure among BOMA/Chicago members,…

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Congratulations to the 2021 TOBY International Winners!

Congratulations to the 2021 TOBY International Winners! The commercial real estate industry honored 16 commercial properties with The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award at the October 9 TOBY Gala that was part of the 2021 BOMA International Conference & Expo in Boston. This year marked the 35th anniversary of the TOBY awards. The…

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2022 Education Course Calendar: Save the Dates!

2022 Education Course Calendar: Save the Dates! BOMA/Chicago has scheduled education classes for the 2022 calendar year (listed below). Mark your calendars and save the dates! All RPA/FMA courses and the Construction Drawing Series qualify for CMCP certification credits. If you have any questions regarding our education programs, please contact Jaclynne Madden, Director of Education,…

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2022 TOBY Application Season: September 22 Deadline & Important Information

2022 TOBY Application Season: September 22 Deadline & Important Information TOBY Application Season Open Now through September 22 Since 2010, 17 Chicago buildings have won the International TOBY Award. In July 2020, four BOMA/Chicago buildings brought home an International TOBY Award. We also have six buildings who will compete in the October 2021 International competition.…

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