The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award

By: | May 18, 2017

2019 Local TOBY Awards

Applications for the 2019 Local TOBY season will open on Monday, July 9. Applications will be due by 5PM CST on Friday, September 20. Onsite judging inspections will be held in October/November 2018. Local winners will then be announced in late January 2019 at the TOBY/Gold Circle Awards Gala. If you are interested in apply for a 2019 Local TOBY Award, please contact Jaclynne Madden by calling 312-870-9608 or via email at [email protected].

TOBY Process & Overview

To win the International TOBY award, you must first apply and win on the local and regional levels. If your team believes that you have what it takes to rank among the best of the best in Chicago, the Midwest and internationally, don't hesitate. Apply for a TOBY. This is your chance to showcase your expertise and excellence in property management including operations, energy efficiency, tenant retention, emergency planning and community impact. The next opportunity to apply for a TOBY will be from July to September 2018 (for the 2019 TOBY Season).


2017 TOBY Inspection Verification Form.pdf280.62 KB
2017 Inspection Sheet -- All Categories.pdf291.86 KB
2017 Inspection Sheet -- Earth.pdf217.27 KB
2017 Inspection Sheet -- Retail.pdf335.08 KB
2017 Inspection Sheet -- Industrial.pdf454.47 KB
2017 All Categories Judging Sheet.pdf234.99 KB
2017 Earth Judging Sheet.pdf239.75 KB