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Lollapalooza 2022 Overview

July 26, 2022

Dates: July 28-31, 2022 Street Closures: Columbus from Roosevelt to Monroe. Monroe from Michigan to Dusable LSD. All east-west streets from Monroe to Roosevelt / Michigan Ave to Columbus Primary Entrances: Ida…

CPD Criminal Trespass Program

July 25, 2022

For buildings experiencing chronic trespassing issues, the Chicago Police Department has a Criminal Trespass Affidavit Program. Building members with parking lots or private outdoor areas can give the police permission to make…

BOMA/Chicago Members Attend CPPTF EOC Orientation

July 25, 2022

This month, 14 BOMA/Chicago and other private sector members attended orientation for the Chicago Private Public Task Force (CPPTF) seat in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The EOC is activated by the…

ICC Asks Utilities to Apply for IIJA Grants, Assistance

July 25, 2022

In June, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) proactively filed a Notice of Inquiry from state-regulated utilities, including ComEd and People’s Gas, seeking information about plans to apply for federal grants, loans, assistance,…

BOMA/Chicago Intervenes in ComEd Filing

July 25, 2022

As required by the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act passed in 2021, ComEd filed its Beneficial Electrification plan with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) on July 1. The Beneficial Electrification plan focuses…

Good News! New ComEd Carbon Credit

July 25, 2022

Building Members should look for a new carbon credit on your ComEd bill. This rebate will amount to $0.03087/kWh and should provide a significant reduction in your bill for the next year.…

Cook County Commission Bill Lowry joined BOMA/Chicago’s Taxation Committee

July 25, 2022

In July, Cook County Commission Bill Lowry joined BOMA/Chicago’s Taxation Committee. The group discussed property taxes and the classification system and provided additional insight about challenges commercial office buildings are facing due…

Downtown Ambassador Program Expanded

July 11, 2022

After the great success of BOMA/Chicago’s winter Ambassador Program, the Chicago Loop Alliance announced an expansion of their Ambassador Program throughout the Loop. This program will patrol the central Loop from Dearborn…

2023 Local TOBY Award Season is Now Open!

July 8, 2022

TAKE HOME A TOBY IN 2023: TOBY Application Season Open Now through September 21 Since 2010, 19 Chicago buildings have won the International TOBY Award. In June 2022, two BOMA/Chicago buildings brought…

Lance Knez Elected as Vice President of the BOMA North Central Region

July 8, 2022

During the BOMA International Conference in Nashville, former BOMA/Chicago President and current BOMA/Chicago Foundation President Lance Knez was elected as the Vice President of the BOMA North Central Region. We are excited…

Amy Masters has been named Director of Government and External Affairs at BOMA/Chicago

July 7, 2022

Amy Masters has been named Director of Government and External Affairs at BOMA/Chicago. Amy previously served as BOMA/Chicago’s Director of Marketing and Communications. In this position, Amy expanded BOMA/Chicago’s social media reach…

Congratulations to the 2022 TOBY International Winners!

July 3, 2022

Congratulations to Our Two TOBY International Winners! The commercial real estate industry honored 14 commercial properties with The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award at the June 28 TOBY Gala that…

Ron Tabaczynski Retires from BOMA/Chicago

June 28, 2022

Congratulations to Ron Tabaczynski, who is retiring after serving 14 years as Government Affairs Director. His last day with us will be on June 30. Ron by the Stats… During his Tenure (7/1/2008-6/30/2022) at…

BOMA/Chicago Visits Green Era

June 28, 2022

Last week, BOMA/Chicago took a field trip to Green Era Campus. Green Era’s mission is to create more sustainable communities by supporting local food production through better management of biodegradable waste and…

Kate Guercio with Hard Surface Finishers Appointed to BOMA/Chicago Board

June 9, 2022

We welcome Kate Guercio, President of Hard Surface Finishers, Inc., to our BOMA/Chicago Board of Directors. As a BOMA/Chicago member for over 17 years, Kate has been involved in the Events Committee…