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Congratulations to BOMA/Chicago’s 2023 Regional TOBY Winners!

Congratulations to BOMA/Chicago’s 2023 Regional TOBY Winners! BOMA/Chicago is proud to announce that all five local BOMA/Chicago TOBY winners have also won the 2023 North Central Region TOBY Award! The North Central Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky. In the commercial real estate industry, the TOBY Award is the most prestigious and comprehensive…

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Shamrock Shuffle on March 26: Upcoming Street Closures & Parking Restrictions

Shamrock Shuffle on March 26: Upcoming Street Closures & Parking Restrictions The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, an 8K run through downtown Chicago and a 2-mile walk along Chicago’s lakefront, is on Sunday, March 26. Below is information about street closures, parking, and course map. Shamrock Shuffle Street Closures: No parking is allowed on the…

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Congratulations to the 2023 TOBY and Gold Circle Winners!

Congratulations to the 2023 TOBY and Gold Circle Winners! BOMA/Chicago is excited to announce the winners for the 2023 Gold Circle and Local TOBY Awards! We announced winners at our event on February 1, 2023 at Morgan Manufacturing in Fulton Market. Click here to view all event photos! In This Section Board of DirectorsStaffMember DirectoryNewsMedia…

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Smart Streets Pilot Program/Smart Loading Zones Pilot Program

Smart Streets Pilot Program/Smart Loading Zones Pilot Program During the January City Council Meeting, Mayor Lightfoot and several aldermanic cosponsors introduced the “Smart Streets Pilot Program and Smart Loading Zone Pilot Program.” This ordinance will create two two-year pilot programs aimed at using technology to discourage drivers from obstructing crosswalks, commercial loading zones, and bike…

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BOMA/Chicago Launches Decarb Task Force

BOMA/Chicago Launches Decarb Task Force BOMA/Chicago has launched a Decarb Task Force to review and develop policies related to decarbonization. As the City and State consider policies that will impact existing buildings, the task force will also develop information and resources to educate members and policymakers. For more information about the Decarb Task Force, contact…

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Congratulations to Our 2023 Local TOBY Finalists!

Congratulations to Our 2023 Local TOBY Finalists! BOMA/Chicago is excited to announce our finalists for the 2023 Local TOBY Awards! Winners will be announced at the February 1 TOBY Gold Circle Awards Gala. Congratulations to Our TOBY Finalists! In This Section Board of DirectorsStaffMember DirectoryNewsMedia CoverageFor the PressContact Us

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Governor Signs Trailer Bill to Clarify Safe-T Act 

Governor Signs Trailer Bill to Clarify Safe-T Act  Governor Pritzker signed HB 1095, a series of amendments and clarifications to the SAFE-T Act, on December 6. The Safe-T Act was originally passed in 2021 and is scheduled to go into effect January 1, 2023. The newly signed trailer bill includes a series of amendments and…

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Congratulations to Our 2023 Gold Circle Award Nominees

Congratulations to Our 2023 Gold Circle Award Nominees Congratulations to our 2023 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 Luncheon on February 1. Affiliate Member of the Year David Lippe Cyclone Energy Group Max Andrews Crescent…

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Call for Foundation Board Applications

Call for Foundation Board Applications Call for BOMA/Chicago Foundation Board Applications The BOMA/Chicago Foundation Board of Directors will have one open board seat in January 2023. The Board anticipates filling this position in March 2023. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit a resume and statement of interest by January…

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BOMA/Chicago Opposes Transfer Tax Increase 

BOMA/Chicago Opposes Transfer Tax Increase  As part of a coalition of business, real estate, and construction groups, BOMA/Chicago opposes the Bring Chicago Home Transfer Tax proposal. The proposal would increase transfer taxes by 253%, increasing the City’s transfer tax from $5.25 to $14.75 per every $500 of value. While the commercial office industry recognizes the…

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