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Building Members: Chicago Department of Public Health Needs Your Feedback

December 23, 2019

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. The…

Congratulations to the 2020 TOBY & Gold Circle Award Finalists!

December 17, 2019

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. Visit our…

Diversity Committee Hosts a CRE Career Day for Junior Achievement Students

December 12, 2019

On December 6, the BOMA/Chicago Foundation’s Diversity Committee hosted a career day for 60 Junior Achievement students. These students attend a variety of CPS schools and are enrolled in a Technical Trades…

We Lost a Dear Friend and Colleague: Betsy Traczek

December 10, 2019

We have lost a dear friend and colleague, Betsy Traczek, Principal with the John Buck Company. Betsy served on BOMA/Chicago’s Board of Directors and Labor Committee, and also chaired our Events Committee.…

BOMA/Chicago Files Lawsuit to Protect Collective Bargaining Rights

November 12, 2019

One of the primary reasons for BOMA/Chicago’s founding in 1902 was to represent building owners and managers in labor relations. For 117 years, we have successfully and collaboratively negotiated collective bargaining agreements…

Congratulations to Reginald L. Ollie for becoming a BOMA/Chicago Lifetime Member!

November 10, 2019

Congratulations to Reginald L. Ollie for becoming a BOMA/Chicago Lifetime Member! In September 2019, both the BOMA/Chicago Foundation and BOMA/Chicago Board of Directors unanimously voted to honor Reggie with lifetime membership. We…

Gold Circle Award Nominations Open Now through October 25, 2019

September 21, 2019

Do you know someone who is the best of the best? BOMA/Chicago’s Gold Circle Awards honor individual excellence within Chicago’s commercial real estate community. In addition to the newly created Janitorial Professional…

Preparedness Committee Open Meeting Addresses Workplace Violence [Download Presentations]

September 21, 2019

BOMA/Chicago’s Preparedness Committee hosted an open meeting for property management teams at the Aon Center on September 17, 2019. Over 150 members attended the meeting where speakers Amber L. Cox, Laner Muchin,…

Mayor Lightfoot Launches Chicago Energy Rating System

August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019   Chicago became the first US city with a large building energy rating requirement with the formal launch of the Chicago Energy Rating System on August 20, 2019. The…

Council Committee Approves Fair Work Week Ordinance

July 24, 2019

July 24, 2019   After obtaining approval from the Chicago City Council Committee on Work Force Development a day earlier, the full City Council passed a substitute version of the Chicago Fair Work Week…

Chicago Fire Department Looking for Building Partners

July 23, 2019

July 23, 2019   The Chicago Fire Department is looking for BOMA/Chicago member buildings to help them with some training opportunities. Building partners are needed for the following: Fire Safety Director Program…

Illinois House Majority Leader Greg Harris Meets with BOMA/Chicago Board

July 23, 2019

BOMA/Chicago welcomed Illinois House Majority Leader Greg Harris at our July Board of Directors meeting. Leader Harris provided a legislative update on energy, tax and state budget issues and Board member shared market insights…

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. During the tour and presentation, Lee shared insights about the commercial real estate industry, property…

Chicago Fire Department Seeking Elevator Shafts in Downtown Buildings for Training Purposes

July 9, 2019

Is your building undergoing any elevator shaft work that would give the Chicago Fire Department an opportunity to practice blind shaft rescues? To volunteer your building or to learn more, please contact…

Congratulations to BOMA/Chicago’s CMCP Graduates!

July 5, 2019

During the CMCP beta test phase, 16 professionals (pictured above) in the Chicago market earned this certification. Congratulations to the following: Allie Borrego, JLL Giovanna Caffrey, JLL Nicole Creguer, Sterling Bay Elizabeth…