Illinois Imposes New State Parking Excise Tax and Collection Process
February 25, 2020
Operators of parking areas, spaces, and garages are required to collect and remit a new state Parking Excise Tax effective January 1, 2020.
Diversity Committee Hosts Youth Motivation Career Day at Fenger Academy High School
February 13, 2020
The Diversity Committee hosted a Youth Motivation Career Day for 220 students at Fenger Academy High School.
CoronaVirus and Pandemic Guides Available for Download
February 10, 2020
BOMA International recently released a Coronavirus guide and BOMA Canada recently updated their Pandemic Guides. Both are available for download.
Congratulations to the 2020 TOBY & Gold Circle Award Winners!
January 31, 2020
BOMA/Chicago is excited to announce our winners for the 2020 TOBY and Gold Circle Awards.
Diversity Committee Hosts CRE Career Day at Lindblom High School
January 29, 2020
Diversity Committee members and Lindblom alumni hosted a CRE career day at Robert Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School.
Preventative Actions for Novel CoronaVirus Outbreak
January 28, 2020
A reminder from the CDC about everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses.
Homeland Security Reissues NTAS Bulletin Pertaining to Terror Threat in Wake of Recent Events Abroad
January 6, 2020
The US Department of Homeland Security reissued the NTAS bulletin pertaining to the terror threat to the U.S. homeland in the wake of recent events abroad.
Building Members: Chicago Department of Public Health Needs Your Feedback
December 23, 2019
The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is seeking the assistance from BOMA-Chicago members to gauge the effectiveness of communicable disease prevention in the commercial building community.
Codes Committee Discusses Delivery of Violation Notices with Chicago Comptroller Reshma Soni
December 23, 2019
BOMA/Chicago's Codes Committee hosted City of Chicago Comptroller Reshma Soni at the committee's December meeting.
Congratulations to the 2020 TOBY & Gold Circle Award Finalists!
December 17, 2019
BOMA/Chicago is excited to announce our finalists for the TOBY and Gold Circle Awards. Winners will be announced at the January 30 TOBY Gold Circle Awards Gala.
Diversity Committee Hosts a CRE Career Day for Junior Achievement Students
December 12, 2019
The BOMA/Chicago Foundation Diversity Committee hosted a youth motivation event for 60 Junior Achievement and CPS students to teach our future leaders about CRE careers.
We Lost a Dear Friend and Colleague: Betsy Traczek
December 10, 2019
We have lost a dear friend and colleague, Betsy Traczek. Not only was Betsy an active member of BOMA/Chicago, most importantly she was a wonderful and caring person both professionally and personally.
Ollie Scholarship Applications for Underrepresented CRE Professionals Due February 7
December 4, 2019
Apply for the Ollie Scholarship, an opportunity to earn the $10,000 tuition to achieve the RPA designation. This scholarship is for underrepresented CRE professionals.
Congratulations to Reginald L. Ollie for becoming a BOMA/Chicago Lifetime Member!
November 20, 2019
The BOMA/Chicago Board of Directors has awarded Reggie Ollie with Lifetime Membership. Reggie has worked in the industry for 30+ years and has tirelessly advocated for diversity in CRE.
BOMA/Chicago Files Lawsuit to Protect Collective Bargaining Rights
November 12, 2019
In order to protect members' collective bargaining rights, BOMA/Chicago has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the City of Chicago.
Preparedness Committee Open Meeting Addresses Workplace Violence [Download Presentations]
September 21, 2019
BOMA/Chicago Preparedness Committee hosted an open meeting on September 17 on the topic of workplace violence.
Gold Circle Award Nominations Open Now through October 25, 2019
September 21, 2019
Honor individual excellence in the commercial real estate community with a Gold Circle Award nomination.
Mayor Lightfoot Launches Chicago Energy Rating System
August 22, 2019
Chicago launched the Chicago Energy Rating System on August 20, 2019.
Council Committee Approves Fair Work Week Ordinance
July 24, 2019
The full City Council passed the Chicago Fair Work Week Ordinance on July 24.
47th Ward Alderman Matt Martin Tours 200 West Monroe
July 23, 2019
Lee Hebert with Accesso Services hosted 47th Ward Alderman Matt Martin on a tour of 200 West Monroe.