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A Note from Michael Cornicelli Regarding BOMA/Chicago Operations and Events

March 17, 2020

March 16, 2020   At BOMA/Chicago, we are making every effort to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in sensible and meaningful ways. The BOMA/Chicago staff is closely monitoring events and new announcements.…

As City of San Francisco Issues Shelter in Place Order, Some Things to Keep in Mind in Chicago

March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020   As members become aware of additional regulations implemented in other cities, it’s important to clarify what we know about those regulations and the impact they may have on…

Roundup of COVID-19 Precautionary Measures from Governor Pritzker

March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020   Courtesy of Curt Fiedler, Morrill & Fiedler At his press conference on Sunday, Governor Pritzker announced that Illinois now has 93 confirmed cases of COVID-19 spanning 13 Illinois…

Chicago Public Private Task Force Survey on COVID-19

March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020   The City of Chicago via the Office of Emergency Management and Communications is seeking support and information from the Chicago Business Community for input to assist with the…

BOMA/Chicago Continues to Oppose Data Modernization Bill

March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020   At the urging of BOMA/Chicago members and their building tenants, BOMA/Chicago successfully opposed Senate Bill (SB) 1379 during last year’s legislative session. The legislation, sponsored by Cook County…

Request for Voluntary Data from the Assessor’s Office

February 28, 2020

February 28, 2020   You may have received a letter from Assessor Fritz Kaegi’s office asking you to voluntarily submit data about your property’s income, expenses and vacancies using the Assessor’s new Real Property Income…

Illinois Imposes New State Parking Excise Tax and Collection Process

February 25, 2020

February 25, 2020   Effective January 1, 2020, operators of parking areas, spaces, and garages are required to collect and remit a new state Parking Excise Tax which was passed by the…

Novel Coronavirus: Public Health Response and Resources

February 25, 2020

February 25, 2020   With global instances of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks increasing, the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is monitoring the emerging, rapidly evolving situation and will provide…

Diversity Committee Hosts Youth Motivation Career Day at Fenger Academy High School

February 13, 2020

On February 11, 2020, the BOMA/Chicago Foundation Diversity Committee hosted a Youth Motivation Career Day at Fenger Academy High School. Fenger is a public four-year high school located in the Roseland neighborhood…

CoronaVirus and Pandemic Guides Available for Download

February 10, 2020

February 10, 2020   In response to the growing concern over the coronavirus, BOMA International recently released a guide that provides up-to-date information regarding the outbreak of this new respiratory illness caused by a…

Congratulations to the 2020 TOBY & Gold Circle Award Winners!

January 31, 2020

BOMA/Chicago held its annual TOBY/Gold Circle Award Gala on January 30, 2020 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Nearly 700 members were in attendance as we recognized the TOBY and Gold Circle Awards…

Diversity Committee Hosts CRE Career Day at Lindblom High School

January 29, 2020

January 29, 2020   On January 8, two Diversity Committee members, Bridgette Battle (LJ Sheridan) and David Myles (CBRE) visited the Robert Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School in West Englewood…

Preventative Actions for Novel CoronaVirus Outbreak

January 28, 2020

January 28, 2020   Novel CoronaVirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified…

Homeland Security Reissues NTAS Bulletin Pertaining to Terror Threat in Wake of Recent Events Abroad

January 6, 2020

January 6, 2020   Acting Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf, reissued the NTAS bulletin pertaining to the terror threat to the U.S. homeland in the wake of…

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. The Codes Committee has been talking about ways to streamline the city’s delivery of violation notices, including…