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Over 450 Attend the CEO Roundtable

May 11, 2021

BOMA/Chicago, World Business Chicago, and Chicago Returns hosted a CEO Roundtable on Tuesday, May 11 with more than 450 people participating in the hybrid event. Over 60 attended in-person. Return to office…

BOMA/Chicago Launches New Member Database and Online Member Hub

May 10, 2021

May 10, 2021   On May 10, BOMA/Chicago launched a new member database to support a more robust online member hub. You should have received an email to provide you with access…

Energy and Sustainability Committee Seeking Information About Rider NS

May 9, 2021

May 9, 2021   BOMA/Chicago’s Energy and Sustainability Committee is currently gathering information from members about ComEd’s rider for nonstandard service (Rider NS). Under Rider NS, ComEd can charge customers for services…

High-Rise Lighting Ordinance

May 9, 2021

May 9, 2021   A few weeks ago, BOMA/Chicago distributed a building member survey related to an ordinance being considered by the City Council that would require high-rise illuminated signs to be…

Free ComEd Energy Efficiency Webinar on May 12

May 5, 2021

May 5, 2021   In response to the many challenges buildings have experienced over the last year and to help you prepare for the return of your tenants to onsite working, the…

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Profitability Audit of Exelon Nuclear Plants

April 26, 2021

April 26, 2021   Last week, the Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee held a hearing on a recently completed audit of the profitability of Exelon’s nuclear units.  The audit, done by…

BOMA/Chicago to Launch New Member Database and Online Member Hub on May 10

April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021   BOMA/Chicago is launching a new member database in May that will support a more robust online member hub. As we begin the process of launching the new database,…

Congratulations to the 2021 TOBY Regional Award Winners!

April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021   BOMA/Chicago is so proud to announce that six member buildings have won the 2021 North Central Region TOBY Award! The North Central Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio…

BOMA/Chicago Leaders Discuss CEJA with Representative Ann Williams

April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021   BOMA/Chicago’s legislative team has been busy with over 79 energy and utility related bills filed in the 102nd Illinois General Assembly.  Over the next several weeks, numerous committee…

BOMA/Chicago President Derrick Johnson Testifies in Opposition to Data Exposure Legislation

April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021   BOMA/Chicago President Derrick Johnson appeared at the Illinois House Property Tax Subcommittee on April 1 to testify in opposition to House Bill 860 and House Bill 3529. The…

BOMA/Chicago Taxation Committee Invites Assessor Kaegi to Meet

April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021   Committee Advocates for Greater Transparency and Fairness Given Tax Burden Shift onto Commercial Properties during Recession BOMA/Chicago’s Taxation Committee hosted Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi at its meeting…

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Congrats to our 2021 Ollie Scholar: Jose Bahena with JLL

March 26, 2021

Congrats to Jose Bahena, JLL, who was named the BOMA/Chicago Foundation’s 2021 Ollie Scholarship recipient! Jose is currently enrolled in his second RPA class, Design Ops II. Jose’s scholarship will cover all…

Take Action: Oppose Legislation That Would Result in Higher Commercial Property Taxes

March 23, 2021

BOMA/Chicago is opposing two Illinois House Bills being advanced by Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi that we believe would negatively impact commercial office properties and our ability to recruit jobs and investment…

Local 399 Offers Vaccinations to Union Members

March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021   IUOE Local 399 will be distributing vaccine doses to union members on March 29 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the union headquarters located at 2260 S.…

Vaccine Update: Phase 1C Starts March 29; All Over 16 Starts April 12

March 20, 2021

March 20, 2021   On March 17, Mayor Lightfoot and Dr. Arwady announced that Chicago will move to Phase 1C of the vaccination distribution on Monday, March 29. Under this phase, all…