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BOMA/Chicago Prevails in Lawsuit Opposing Transfer Tax Referendum

BOMA/Chicago Prevails in Lawsuit Opposing Transfer Tax Referendum Today, BOMA/Chicago and a coalition of associations and companies prevailed in a lawsuit against a manipulative attempt to dramatically increase real estate transfer taxes in Chicago. The Cook County Court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs who argued that the Transfer Tax Referendum question originally placed on the March 19, 2024, Primary…

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Illinois Commerce Commission Slashes Proposed Rate Increases from ComEd, Peoples Gas

Illinois Commerce Commission Slashes Proposed Rate Increases from ComEd, Peoples Gas BOMA/Chicago intervened in both cases on behalf of our member buildings In 2023, ComEd and Peoples Gas both filed utility rate increases with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). Given the significant impact of those increases on our member buildings, BOMA/Chicago intervened in both cases…

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Congratulations to Our 2024 Gold Circle Award Nominees!

Congratulations to Our 2024 Gold Circle Award Nominees! Congratulations to our 2024 Gold Circle Award nominees! This award honors individual excellence within Chicago’s commercial real estate community. All nominees will be recognized at our TOBY Gold Circle Awards Gala on Wednesday, February 7. In This Section Board of DirectorsStaffMember DirectoryNewsMedia CoverageFor the PressContact Us

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BOMA/Chicago Files Lawsuit Opposing Transfer Tax Referendum

BOMA/Chicago Files Lawsuit Opposing Transfer Tax Referendum BOMA/Chicago filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. The suit seeks an injunction prohibiting the Commissioners from certifying and placing the proposed Transfer Tax Referendum question on the March 19, 2024, Primary Election ballot. BOMA/Chicago, along with a broad cross-section of associations and companies representing contractors,…

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Congratulations to Our 2024 Local TOBY Finalists!

Congratulations to Our 2024 Local TOBY Finalists! We are excited to announce the finalists in the 2024 Local TOBY competition!! All winners will be announced on Wednesday, February 7 at the TOBY Gold Circle Award Gala. Congratulations to Our TOBY Finalists! The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) awards recognize quality and excellence in building…

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Congratulations to BOMA/Chicago’s 2023 International TOBY Winner!

Congratulations to BOMA/Chicago’s 2023 International TOBY Winner! The commercial real estate industry honored 13 commercial properties with The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award at the TOBY Gala on June 27 which was part of the 2023 BOMA International Conference & Expo in Kansas City, MO. This year marked the 37th anniversary of the…

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BOMA/Chicago Weighs in on ComEd’s Multi-Year Grid and Rate Plans

BOMA/Chicago Weighs in on ComEd’s Multi-Year Grid and Rate Plans ComEd earlier this year filed a Multi-Year Grid Plan and Multi-Year Rate Plan with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). These plans, outlining capital investments, revenue requirements, and profit increases, will have a direct impact on BOMA/Chicago member buildings.    BOMA/Chicago is actively engaged in advocating…

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BOMA/Chicago Opposes Increases in Peoples Gas Rate and Design Case

BOMA/Chicago Opposes Increases in Peoples Gas Rate and Design Case Peoples Gas recently filed a rate case with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), proposing a significant rate increase. The Peoples Gas case includes several key elements that have raised concerns among BOMA/Chicago member buildings, including an estimated 46% increase on delivery charges.   Most BOMA/Chicago…

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NASCAR Chicago Street Race Resources

NASCAR Chicago Street Race Resources The NASCAR Chicago Street Race weekend is the first of its kind for NASCAR. The race will pass through many of Chicago’s most renowned downtown landmarks, on July 1 and July 2. The City of Chicago and NASCAR officials have worked closely to develop a traffic plan that outlines street…

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BOMA/Chicago Foundation Welcomes Two New Board of Directors

BOMA/Chicago Foundation Welcomes Two New Board of Directors The BOMA/Chicago Foundation would like to welcome two new board members: Tamala Ballard (EQ Office) and Chuks Okwuje (Design Group JEDI). Both Tamala and Chuks are active members of the Diversity Committee, help with fundraising efforts, attend career days, and more. We look forward to their leadership…

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