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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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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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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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Due to Inclement Weather Forecast, Lunch on Lasalle Cancelled for August 24

Due to Inclement Weather Forecast, Lunch on Lasalle Cancelled for August 24 Photo Credit: Eric Masi, Torque Digital ***Please note Lunch on Lasalle on August 24 is cancelled due to inclement weather forecast.*** You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to dine in the middle of this iconic section of Lasalle Street, right in…

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Lights Out Chicago! Turn Off/Down Lights after 11 p.m. March 15-August 15

Lights Out Chicago! Turn Off/Down Lights after 11 p.m. March 15-August 15 March 20, 2021 Save Migratory Birds by Reducing Collisions! Each Spring and Fall, about five million birds (of 250 bird species) migrate through Chicago. The birds are often attracted by building lights and lighted glass areas – with fatal results. With good light…

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BOMA/Chicago Collects Over 770K Pounds of Food for Greater Chicago Food Depository

Food Collection

BOMA/Chicago Collects Over 770K Pounds of Food for Greater Chicago Food Depository February 18, 2021 Over 140 buildings participated in the 2020 Greater Chicago Food Depository Holiday Food Drive. With the help of our members and their tenants, we raised $214,111 for the Chicagoland community. This translates into 642,333 meals and 770,800 pounds. BOMA/Chicago has…

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BOMA/Chicago Members Hosted 77 Blood Drives in 2020

BOMA/Chicago Members Hosted 77 Blood Drives in 2020 February 18, 2021 In 2020, BOMA/Chicago hosted 77 blood drives and collected 2,628 units of blood through partnerships with the Versiti Blood Center, Vitalant and the Red Cross – impacting 7,800 lives. Thank you to our building teams and tenants during a global pandemic who opened your…

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2020 Virtual GCFD Food Drive: Donate Through December 18!

2020 Virtual GCFD Food Drive: Donate Through December 18! November 6, 2020 2020 Virtual GCFD Food Drive: Donate Through December 18! Over 130 BOMA/Chicago members have signed up to participate in the 2020 GCFD Virtual Holiday Food Drive. The drive will start on November 9 and end on December 18. Your monetary donations will go…

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Gold Circle Award Profile: Courtney Hamm with MB Real Estate at One North LaSalle

Gold Circle Award Profile: Courtney Hamm with MB Real Estate at One North LaSalle Courtney Hamm, Vice President and General Manager with MB Real Estate at One North LaSalle, was named BOMA/Chicago’s 2020 Property Management Professional of the Year. What was your first job? My first job was working at the local mall a few…

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Gold Circle Award Profile: Mary Pat Bitner with ABM Business & Industry

Gold Circle Award Profile: Mary Pat Bitner with ABM Business & Industry Mary Pat Bitner with ABM Business & Industry was named 2020 BOMA/Chicago Affiliate Member of the Year. Tell us about your involvement with both the commercial real estate industry and the local community. I started in the Commercial Real Estate Industry in Chicago…

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