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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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Update on New OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards Regarding Vaccine Mandates

Update on New OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards Regarding Vaccine Mandates On November 4, 2021, OSHA issued Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) rules mandating companies with at least 100 employees implement a vaccination or testing mandate for all their workers. A PowerPoint provided by our partners at Cozen O’Conner goes into more detail and can be downloaded…

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Gold Circle Award Profile: Andre Wiggins, 2021 Property Management Professional of the Year

Gold Circle Award Profile: Andre Wiggins, 2021 Property Management Professional of the Year Andre Wiggins, Senior Vice President, General Manager with MB Real Estate at the Daley Center, was named 2021 Property Management Professional of the Year.   How did you get started in the commercial real estate industry? I first got introduced to the…

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Gold Circle Award Profile: Jason Sikora, 2021 Affiliate Member of the Year

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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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Gold Circle Award Profile: Kurt Anderson, 2021 Building Engineer of the Year

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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Bridge Phase Guidelines Offer Higher Occupancy Caps and a New Vaccine Exemption.

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Bridge Phase Guidelines Offer Higher Occupancy Caps and a New Vaccine Exemption. May 24, 2021   The State of Illinois and City of Chicago are currently in the Bridge Phase, which uses most of the same operational guidelines as Phase 4 but has higher occupancy caps and a new Vaccine Exemption. The State is anticipated…

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City Issues Additional Guidance on Face Coverings at Chicago Businesses

City Issues Additional Guidance on Face Coverings at Chicago Businesses May 18, 2021 Effective May 18, 2021, fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear face coverings in most public and private settings. Face coverings are still required in health care settings, schools, correctional/congregate care settings, on public transportation and in City of Chicago buildings.…

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BOMA/Chicago Teams with Governor Pritzker, Mayor Lightfoot to Launch Vaccination Sites in Office Buildings

BOMA/Chicago Teams with Governor Pritzker, Mayor Lightfoot to Launch Vaccination Sites in Office Buildings May 11, 2021   To further expand convenient opportunities for Illinoisans to get vaccinated, BOMA/Chicago teamed with Governor JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot to launch a new program this week that offers building workers and office staff a chance to…

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Local 399 Offers Vaccinations to Union Members

Local 399 Offers Vaccinations to Union Members March 23, 2021   IUOE Local 399 will be distributing vaccine doses to union members on March 29 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the union headquarters located at 2260 S. Grove Street in Chicago. 200 shots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Read the flyer to learn…

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