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Committee Members Delay Vote on Property Tax Legislation Opposed by BOMA/Chicago

May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019   At the urging of BOMA/Chicago members and their building tenants, the Revenue Committee of the Illinois House of Representatives has delayed a vote on SB 1379, the legislation…

Chicago City Council Votes to Modernize Building Code

April 11, 2019

BOMA/Chicago is proud to report that after many years in the making, the Chicago City Council voted yesterday to modernize the building code. The revised code will bring Chicago’s Building Code more…

Chicago Code Modernization Passes Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards Committee, Proceeds to Full City Council Vote

April 9, 2019

April 9, 2019   The Chicago Code Modernization ordinance passed the Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards Committee by unanimous vote on April 9, 2019. The ordinance, which will bring Chicago’s Building Code…

Congratulations to BOMA/Chicago’s Six North Central Region TOBY Winners!

April 9, 2019

April 9, 2019   Six BOMA/Chicago buildings have won the North Central Region TOBY Award. The North Central Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky. In the commercial real estate industry,…

New Security Agreement Signatory Forms Due April 29

March 27, 2019

March 27, 2019   BOMA/Chicago will begin negotiations for a new Security Agreement with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1. The current list of signatories doesn’t carry over to the…

Exelon Asks for Another Nuke Bailout at Ratepayer Expense

March 26, 2019

Exelon has formally threatened to close its Dresden, Byron and Braidwood nuclear power plants. While Exelon had been hinting that Dresden and Byron are at risk for closure and has been in…

Lights Out Chicago! Save Migratory Birds by Reducing Collisions

March 25, 2019

Each spring, millions of migratory birds travel through Chicago and are often drawn to building lights – with fatal results. Save our migratory birds by turning off your lights by 11 p.m.…

BOMA/Chicago Foundation & Diversity Committee Host Second Annual High School Career Day

March 14, 2019

On March 8, 2019, the BOMA/Chicago Foundation and Diversity Committee hosted the second annual Career Day for high school sophomore students in the Pass With Flying Colors program. Pass With Flying Colors is a…

Tour the New BOMA/Chicago Website

March 12, 2019

March 12, 2019   We are excited to share our new website with you! Here are some of the new features you will find: mobile friendly site design mobile friendly member directories…

Earth Day Programs & Energy Efficiency Initiatives

March 11, 2019

March 11, 2019   Earth Day is on Monday, April 22. 2019. Below are various ways your teams and buildings can make our earth greener and more sustainable. You can also check out…

BOMA/Chicago Raises Concerns About Assessment Legislation

March 11, 2019

March 11, 2019   BOMA/Chicago’s Ron Tabaczynski testified at House and Senate committees to oppose legislation introduced by Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi, voicing concerns about unforeseen shifts in tax burdens to…

Brazen New Tactic in Loop Bicycle Thefts

March 5, 2019

March 5, 2019   BOMA/Chicago property managers and their security teams enjoy a strong partnership with the Chicago Police Department and work diligently to prevent crime on and near their properties.  One…

Advocacy Updates: Illinois Legislature on Pace for Busy Year

February 19, 2019

February 19, 2019   When the deadline for bill introduction came on February 15, Illinois senators and representatives had filed over six thousand pieces of legislation for consideration in the 101st General Assembly. …

Congratulations 2019 TOBY and Gold Circle Awards Winners!

February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019   Over 500 members attended our January 31 TOBY/Gold Circle Awards Gala at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Throughout the evening, we celebrated and recognized our TOBY and…

Get the Latest on Security and Preparedness at BOMA/Chicago’s Preparedness Committee Meetings

January 21, 2019

January 21, 2019   BOMA/Chicago’s Preparedness Committee meets every month and is joined by our public sector partners to discuss the latest issues related to security and preparedness. Is your building represented…