2019 Chicago Construction Codes Full-Day Training Program
July 6, 2020
Register for a 2019 Chicago Construction Codes full-day virtual training program, scheduled on Friday, July 24, 2020.
Light Up Blue to Welcome Returning Tenants and Visitors to the Loop July 6-13
June 28, 2020
In partnership with the Chicago Loop Alliance, BOMA/Chicago invites all of our buildings to light up blue July 6 through July 13 to support the "Everyone's Neighborhood - the Loop" campaign.
New City Labor Laws in Effect July 1: Minimum Wage, Fair Work Week and Anti-Retaliation
June 24, 2020
Reminder to members who have minimum wage workers that the increased minimum wage that was passed in November of 2019 will take effect on July 1.
City of Chicago and State of Illinois Advance to Phase 4 on Friday, June 26
June 23, 2020
Office resources for Phase 4 that goes into effect for Chicago and Illinois on Friday, June 26.
CFD Guidance on Fire and Life Safety Compliance Issues During COVID-19
June 18, 2020
The Chicago Fire Department (CFD) further recommends that building management reiterates safety procedures to returning workers via a safe and effective method.
Phase 3 Re-Entry: CTA and Loop Access Open on Wednesday
June 2, 2020
Today, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that Chicago will still reopen on Wednesday, June 3, advancing to Phase 3 of the Mayor's Be Safe Chicago plan.
City Announces New Precautionary Measures to Ensure Safety of Residents and Peaceful Protests
May 31, 2020
The City of Chicago today announced precautionary measures to further ensure the health and safety of residents and the hundreds of peaceful protesters participating in rallies this Sunday.
Coronavirus Resources Roundup
May 29, 2020
COVID 19 resources to help property professionals navigate this public health concern.
Premier Partner Spotlight: Maurice Allen with Comcast Business
May 27, 2020
Get to know Maurice Allen, Comcast Business Commercial Market Development Manager. and BOMA/Chicago Premier Partner.
Illinois and Chicago Release Guidelines for Re-Entry of Businesses in Phase 3
May 26, 2020
Illinois and Chicago released industry-specific guidelines for re-entry of businesses.
Illinois General Assembly Passes FY 21 Budget and Adjourns After COVID-19 Shortened Spring Session
May 26, 2020
Following a marathon session day to pass a full year FY21 operations and capital budget and take action on “session agenda” items to respond to various COVID response matters, both chambers cancelled remaining Spring session days with an intent to reconvene in veto session on November 17.
Cook County Announces Property Tax Relief for County Property Owners
May 13, 2020
On May 13, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced plans to waive late fees on property tax payments.
Mayor Lightfoot Announces the Protecting Chicago Framework to Guide Chicago's Reopening Process
May 8, 2020
Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced the Protecting Chicago framework, a five-phase plan, that the City will use to guide Chicago’s reopening process amid COVID-19.
Governor Pritzker Unveils Restore Illinois Plan
May 6, 2020
Governor Pritzker unveiled his administration’s plan, called Restore Illinois, that would allow for a five-phase approach to fully re-open Illinois.
Governor Pritzker Issues Executive Order Extending Shelter At Home through May 29
May 1, 2020
Governor Pritzker issues Executive Order 2020-33 to extend the Stay at Home order through May 29.
Governor Pritzker Announces Extension of Stay at Home Order through End of May
April 27, 2020
An outline of new rules related to Governor Pritzker's extension of the Illinois Stay at Home Order through the end of May.
BOMA/Chicago Buildings to Light Up Blue and Red to Support Essential Workers and First Responders
April 24, 2020
BOMA/Chicago buildings lighting up blue and red to support essential workers and first responders.
Water System Safety
April 17, 2020
Please be aware of water system safety during periods of low occupancy and refer to CDC guidance on water systems.
City of Chicago Defers Tax Payment Due Dates to June 1 for Business Community
April 16, 2020
To mitigate some of the economic pressure being felt by local businesses, the City will extend tax payment remittances for the months of February, March and April 2020 until June 1.
BOMA International Submits Recommendations to Congressional Leadership
April 16, 2020