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Jason Sikora

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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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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Mayor Lightfoot Releases 2022 Preliminary Budget By Mary Kay Minaghan, MKM Services Mayor Lori Lightfoot released her 2022 preliminary budget for the City of Chicago. In the corporate fund, revenues for 2022 are projected to be $4,217.3 million and expenditures are projected to be $4,950.4 million, leaving a deficit of $733 million. Corporate Fund Corporate…

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iParkit: Rethinking Employee Parking Programs SPONSORED CONTENT iParkit offers an amazing combination of convenient locations, flexible pricing and best-in-class parking technology to accommodate the shifting needs of employee parking in 2021. Simply put, iParkit has the lowest rates at the best parking locations in the Loop. Convenient Locations The iParkit app can be used at…

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BOMA/Chicago Participates in BID Steering Committee By Amy Masters, BOMA/Chicago Director of Marketing and Communications BOMA/Chicago is participating in a steering committee with the City of Chicago to develop a state legislative proposal to authorize Business Improvement Districts (BIDs). Currently, Illinois is one of only 5 states that has not enabled BID legislation in some…

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Premier Partner Spotlight: ComEd®-Sponsored Building Operator Certification® No matter where a large building is located or what it is used for, there’s one powerful tool that will make it run more efficiently: operator education. Building Operator Certification® (BOC) is a nationally recognized, award winning, eight-day training program for commercial facility personnel focused on the energy-efficient…

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safety reimagined

Safety Reimagined – Technology for a Safer World SPONSORED CONTENT By Gary Kuzel, Jeff Jacklin, and Chris Allison. Join Affiliate Member United Radio Communications for a guided tour of Safety Reimagined -Technology for a Safer World – an integrated technology ecosystem. The tour will share how this ecosystem enables Building teams to detect, analyze, communicate, and respond to various scenarios while managing your…

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Major Renovations, Energy Efficiency, and COVID-19 Over the past several months, engineers and contractors have collaborated on new technologies and strategies to mitigate the opportunities to spread COVID-19 in their facilities. Modifications to design standards are becoming more common in the market, including new types of air filters, new applications for UV lighting, and modifications…

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Furthering The Diversity And Inclusion Conversation: Blanca Lopez, BOMA/Chicago Diversity Ambassador We are living in a time where diversity and inclusion initiatives are finally receiving the spotlight they deserve in organizations. At the BOMA/Chicago Foundation, we have had one of those critical initiatives in place through our Diversity Ambassadors program. To share her experience as…

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BOMA/Chicago Premier Sponsor Spotlight: P4 Protective Services P4 Protective Services (P4P) is a full-service security solutions provider for a wide range of organizations and markets located throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, and across the country. P4P offers a boutique-style approach to customized integrated guarding solutions for commercial and residential building owners and managers in all verticals.…

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