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BOMA/Chicago Elects Officers and Directors, Thanks Outgoing Directors

November 27, 2021

BOMA/Chicago officers and directors were elected during the association’s 2021 Annual Meeting held on November 18. Derrick Johnson, senior vice president of Zeller, was re-elected president of the association. Phil Stafford, chief…

Call for Board Applications

November 9, 2021

The BOMA/Chicago Board of Directors and the BOMA/Chicago Foundation Board of Directors each have one open Director position to fill unexpired director terms. The Boards anticipate filling the positions by Board appointment…

OSHA Issues Vaccine Mandate Rules for Companies With At Least 100 Employees

November 9, 2021

Last week, OSHA issued new rules setting a deadline of December 5th for covered companies to either: Implement a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy (allowing only legal exceptions); or Implement a “soft” COVID-19…

BOMA/Chicago Actively Involved with BID Legislation

October 26, 2021

BOMA/Chicago Actively Involved with BID Legislation BOMA/Chicago has been a member of a City of Chicago steering committee to draft legislation that would enable the creation of business improvement districts (BID) across…

BOMA/Chicago and Northwestern Partner on Underground Emission Heat Study

October 25, 2021

Earlier this year, the BOMA/Chicago Energy and Sustainability Committee met with Alessandro F. Rotta Loria, Assistant Professor and Director of the Mechanics and Energy Laboratory at the Department of Civil and Environmental…

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BOMA/Chicago Continues to Meet with Editorial Boards on Property Taxes

October 25, 2021

BOMA/Chicago Continues to Meet with Editorial Boards on Property Taxes BOMA/Chicago continues to partner with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, the Illinois Retail Merchants Association and Locals 150 and 399 of the…

BOMA/Chicago Networking Events to Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID Test

October 25, 2021

BOMA/Chicago In-Person Events to Require Proof of COVID Vaccination or Negative COVID Test BOMA/Chicago has implemented new COVID-19 protocols for indoor events, effective at our Annual Meeting on November 18 and going…

City Council Passes Scooter Sharing Ordinance

October 25, 2021

On October 14, 2021, the City Council passed the updated Scooter Sharing ordinance, permanently authorizing the operation of scooter sharing services citywide. The ordinance does not address either of the BOMA/Chicago concerns…

Congratulations to the 2021 TOBY International Winners!

October 10, 2021

The commercial real estate industry honored 16 commercial properties with The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award at the October 9 TOBY Gala that was part of the 2021 BOMA International…

OEMC Offers Suspicious Activity Reporting Training Resources

September 29, 2021

Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Training The Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) recently issued correspondence about online training resources. Online resources include the following: Online SAR Training Are You Ready to…

Scooter Sharing Ordinance Introduced in City Council

September 28, 2021

Scooter Sharing Ordinance Introduced in City Council After two years of pilot programs authorizing scooter usage on the public way, an ordinance has been introduced in City Council to authorize them more…

City Council Passes Mechanical Code Interim Amendments 

September 28, 2021

City Council Passes Mechanical Code Interim Amendments  The City Council recently passed a package of six interim amendments to the Chicago Mechanical Code. More significant changes are anticipated as the Department of…

Illinois Passes New Comprehensive Energy Bill

September 28, 2021

Illinois Passes New Comprehensive Energy Bill After an extraordinary extension of the legislative session, the Illinois House and Senate finally agreed and passed an omnibus energy bill that was signed by the…

BOMA/Chicago Continues Push for Property Tax Transparency Measure This Fall

September 28, 2021

BOMA/Chicago Continues Push for Property Tax Transparency Measure This Fall In our continued mission to advocate for greater transparency in the Cook County Assessor’s Office, BOMA/Chicago plans to re-introduce a measure this…

Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough Discusses Property Tax Reform with BOMA/Chicago

September 28, 2021

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