No Late Fee on Cook County Property Taxes through October 1
July 28, 2020
Second Installment Cook County property tax bills are due on August 3, 2020, but property owners will have two extra months to pay without a late fee.
2021 Local TOBY Season: Applications Due September 23
July 23, 2020
The 2021 local TOBY application season is now open! Applications are due on September 23 and inspections will be held in October/November.
Submit Your Building Engineer Agreement Signatory Forms
July 21, 2020
Submit your Building Engineer Agreement Signatory Forms.
Chicago Updates Emergency Travel Order to Include Wisconsin, Missouri, North Dakota and Nebraska
July 21, 2020
On July 21, the City of Chicago updated its quarantine list to include the State of Kansas.
Mayor Lightfoot Issues New Restrictions on Bars, Restaurants and Gyms
July 20, 2020
Due to a spike in COVID-19, Mayor Lightfoot has reinstated certain restrictions that will go into effect Friday, July 24.
Governor Pritzker Moves Illinois from 4 Covid Regions to 11 COVID Regions
July 16, 2020
Governor Pritzker announced that he is evolving the State’s COVID response by moving Illinois from four COVID regions to eleven COVID regions.
Congratulations to our 2020 TOBY International Award Winners!
July 9, 2020
Four BOMA/Chicago buildings won the 2020 International TOBY Award at BOMA International's virtual conference. Join us in congratulating 110 North Carpenter, 1 North Dearborn, 1515 West Webster and 401 North Michigan!
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.
Support the "Everyone's Neighborhood - The Loop" Campaign
June 28, 2020
In partnership with the Chicago Loop Alliance, BOMA/Chicago invites all of our buildings 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.