Gold Circle Award Profile: Donna Dachowski, 2020 Janitorial Professional of the Year
September 22, 2020
Donna Dachowski, Site Lead with JLL at 71 South Wacker was named 2020 Janitorial Professional of the Year.
How Existing Technology Can Support a Safe Return to Work
September 9, 2020
As Chicagoans return to the workplace, keeping employees safe will involve keeping an endless number of surfaces sanitized, limiting the number of people in a single space, screening occupant health status, keeping the infected out of the office, and tracking close contacts should occupant be diagnosed as infected.
Furthering The Diversity And Inclusion Conversation: Angel Brown Talks About BOMA/Chicago Foundation Diversity Ambassador Program
September 9, 2020
Angel Brown, Property Manager with Piedmont Office Realty Trust, shares her experience as a BOMA/Chicago Foundation Diversity Ambassador.
Gold Circle Award Profile: Larry Dunn, 2020 Building Engineer of the Year
September 9, 2020
Larry Dunn, Chief Building Engineer with Able Services and MB Real Estate at 1 N. LaSalle St., was named 2020 Building Engineer of the Year.
Open for Business: How Property Managers Can Support Building Retailers During COVID-19
August 27, 2020
COVID-19 Shutdown and Reoccupancy Water Recommendations
August 4, 2020
As facilities evaluate re-occupancy at new social distancing standards, these are some key points to monitor as your building prepares to ramp back up for increased occupancy.
Farewell from BOMA/Chicago's Executive Vice President Michael Cornicelli
August 3, 2020
Michael Cornicelli reflects on his time as EVP at BOMA/Chicago, recapping the hard work and contributions of our seasoned leaders, engaged membership and professional staff.
What Do Lenders Really Want from Property Managers?
June 25, 2020
There are times when it seems that lenders, loans and reporting requirements are a mystery, and that one misstep could potentially put your funding in jeopardy. With so much at risk, how are property managers supposed to know what lenders want?
BOMA/Chicago Board Spotlight: Micah Larmie with Transwestern
June 24, 2020
Newly elected BOMA/Chicago Board member Micah Larmie with Transwestern talks about how she connects and supports colleagues, her career trajectory, and what she learned while leading her team to win the prestigious BOMA International TOBY Award for Accenture Tower.
Gold Circle Award Profile: Tyler Siegel, 2020 Emerging Leader of the Year
June 12, 2020
BOMA/Chicago Emerging Leader of the Year Tyler Siegel talks about the importance of community service, commitment to tenants and more in this Gold Circle Awards profile.
How to Maintain Parking Lots While Safely Preparing for Re-Entry
June 4, 2020
An overview of proactive ways commercial property managers can ease the strain on their tenants, limit their liability and prepare for a phased re-entry in the coming months.
General Assembly Approves Essential Agenda Legislation During COVID-Shortened Spring Session
May 29, 2020
The Illinois General Assembly met in a COVID-19 shortened legislative session advancing “essential” legislation that normally takes more than three months to accomplish.
Premier Partner Spotlight: Maurice Allen with Comcast Business
May 26, 2020
Get to know Maurice Allen, Comcast Business Commercial Market Development Manager, and BOMA/Chicago Premier Partner
Maximize Your Remote Working Efficiency with These Four Tips
May 12, 2020
Working from home during the Stay at Home order? Maximize your remote working efficiency with these four tips.
Gold Circle Award Profile: Craig Sieben, 2019 Affiliate Member of the Year
March 11, 2020
Gold Circle Award Profile: Affiliate Member of the Year Craig Sieben, Director of Energy at AECOM.
Join BOMA/Chicago’s Fight For A Better Property Tax System
January 14, 2020
The most important fight you can join for the betterment of your building and its tenants – today’s and tomorrow’s – is supporting BOMA/Chicago’s Industry Defense Fund.
Kevin Purcell: The Man Focused on Bringing the Central Loop Back
December 10, 2019
We had the opportunity to sit down with BOMA/Chicago Board member Kevin Purcell with MB Real Estate. Kevin talked about a career in commercial real estate that was influenced at a very early age in life, in addition to his ambitious plans to return the Central Loop to a high-energy destination and a more competitive market with River North and Fulton Market.
Just How ‘Fair’ is the City’s New Fair Workweek Ordinance?
November 22, 2019
A new ordinance that will impede our federal right to collectively bargain with unions representing our building service workers was recently passed by the Chicago City Council and has triggered our advocacy efforts on behalf of our members.
Minority Mentoring At Its Finest: How BOMA/Chicago’s Ollie Scholarship Is Elevating Commercial Real Estate Careers
October 11, 2019
Reginald L. Ollie Scholarship recipient Ebony Andry reflects on the importance of the Ollie Scholarship mentor program along with her mentor Max Andrews.
Energy Efficiency: What Your Building Can Learn From 200 West Monroe
September 24, 2019
Lee Hebert with 200 West Monroe shares his team's success in cutting energy usage and costs.