• Golf Classic Golf Outings: Make Time for Business, But Remember Golf Scramble Etiquette
    July 26, 2011

    By Daniel Ryan, General Manager, Jones Lang LaSalle Like many BOMA/Chicago colleagues, I will be participating in the 13th Annual BOMA/Chicago Golf Classic presented by Comcast Business Class and many other generous sponsors. This year, the day-long outing takes place … Continue reading →

  • Communicating/Public Speaking Effective Communications Strategies Are Key to Attracting & Retaining Tenants
    July 19, 2011

    By Nick Kalm – Founder and President, Reputation Partners, LLC As the president of Reputation Partners, LLC, a corporate communications firm with years of experience in commercial real estate, I’ve worked with building owners and managers in Chicago and nationally. I … Continue reading →

  • Chicago Food Drive GCFD The Commercial Real Estate Industry Gives Back
    July 13, 2011

    We all know the importance of giving back to those in need. However, during the recent economic downturn, people and businesses had to make some tough decisions regarding whether to donate, or to hold back. Corporate giving and philanthropic support … Continue reading →

  • BOMA/Chicago’s Blockbuster Buildings
    June 30, 2011

    This summer’s big-screen blockbuster season is all about Chicago. You might remember when the Autobots and Decepticons took over Chicago’s Central Business District last summer to film Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon, which debuted in theaters this week.

  • Green building with reduce, reuse and recycle symbol Green Buildings & Green Payoffs: Our LEED-Certified Member Buildings
    June 21, 2011

    Commercial real estate professionals today are inundated with messages about the benefits of “going green.” After awhile, the messages can all start to sound the same. So you can see why we were interested in the contents of a presentation … Continue reading →

  • On a Mission to LEED
    June 8, 2011

    By Susan Hammer, RPA, LEED® AP General Manager, Prime Group Realty Trust Does your building have a sustainability mission? These days, it should. The sustainability movement has generated a culture shift for office building owners, managers and tenants. All stakeholders realize … Continue reading →