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Congrats to our 2021 Ollie Scholar: Jose Bahena with JLL March 26, 2021 Congrats to Jose Bahena, JLL, who was named the BOMA/Chicago Foundation’s 2021 Ollie Scholarship recipient! Jose is currently enrolled in his second RPA class, Design Ops II. Jose’s scholarship will cover all eight required RPA classes (worth $10,000)! Jose is the Assistant…

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BOMA/Chicago President Derrick Johnson to Headline Return to Work Panel January 11, 2021   BOMA/Chicago President Derrick Johnson will headline a Forward Chicago Return to Work panel discussion this Wednesday, January 13 at 9 a.m. Plan for the impact of COVID-19 on your business, workers, customers, and the public and hear from notable experts about…

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Ollie Scholarship Applications for Underrepresented CRE Professionals Due February 3 November 11, 2020 2021 Ollie Scholarship Application Season The application for the 2021 Ollie Scholarship is now available. Click here to download the packet containing the application and reference forms. If you meet all of the eligibility criteria (listed below), we encourage you to apply! Applications are…

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No Increase in Building Member Dues for 2021 November 10, 2020 We are thankful for our BOMA/Chicago members. We appreciate the great support and numerous contributions from our members in support of the commercial real estate industry. Representing the interests of the Chicago office building industry since 1902, BOMA/Chicago membership includes 239 member buildings (representing…

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Affiliate Member Dues to be Equalized Across Categories for 2021 November 10, 2020 We are thankful for our BOMA/Chicago members. We appreciate the great support and numerous contributions from our members in support of the commercial real estate industry. Representing the interests of the Chicago office building industry since 1902, BOMA/Chicago membership includes 239 member…

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Gold Circle Award Profile: Mark Kexel with Titan Security Group and CBRE at 110 North Wacker Mark Kexel, Director of Security with Titan Security and CBRE at 110 North Wacker, was named BOMA/Chicago’s 2020 Security Professional of the Year. How did you get involved in the security industry?  When I was in my late teens,…

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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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2019 Chicago Construction Codes Full-Day Virtual Training Program September 22, 2020 The Department of Buildings is hosting a full-day virtual training program for participants to learn more about the transition to the 2019 Chicago Construction Codes. The program is scheduled for Thursday, October 15, 2020. Though all are welcome to register, the program will be…

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Moratorium on CFD Fire Drills Lifted September 22, 2020 The Chicago Fire Department has lifted the moratorium on fire drills. Fire drills may now be conducted following CDPH, IDPH and CDC guidelines relative to social distancing, masks and other requirements. Given the current occupancy rates/numbers in highrises, building operators should be able to effectively run drills while…

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Gold Circle Awards Nominations Open Now Through October 23 September 16, 2020 Now in its twelfth year, the BOMA/Chicago Gold Circle Awards honor individual excellence within Chicago’s commercial real estate community. Nominations for our six Gold Circle Awards are being accepted now through Friday, October 23. The awards include: Property Management Professional of the Year…

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