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City to Lift Mask, Vaccine Mandates on February 28

February 22, 2022

Mayor Lightfoot announced today, Tuesday, February 22, that both indoor mask and vaccine mandates will be lifted with some restrictions. Masks will continue to be required in health care settings, on public…

Congratulations 2022 Gold Circle Award Winners!

February 18, 2022

BOMA/Chicago announced the winners of the Gold Circle and “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) Awards at their recent awards event held at the Mid-America Club on February 17. Now in…

Congratulations to the 2022 BOMA/Chicago Local TOBY Winners!

February 17, 2022

At the February 17 TOBY Gold Circle Awards Luncheon, BOMA/Chicago honored local buildings through the TOBY Awards, which recognize excellence in office building management. This year, 10 TOBY award finalists competed in…

City Anticipates Lifting City’s Mask Mandate Around Same Time as Governor

February 10, 2022

Governor Pritzker today announced that the State of Illinois is going to lift its statewide mask mandate on February 28. In Chicago, the City has both a mask mandate and, for certain…

BOMA/Chicago Foundation Annual Sponsorship Opportunities for 2022

January 20, 2022

The BOMA/Chicago Foundation has launched two new sponsorship opportunities for the 2022 calendar year. Both opportunities are *tax-deductible and the benefits span the entire 2022 calendar year. Your sponsorship will allow you…

BOMA/Chicago’s Holiday Downtown Ambassador Program A Success

January 12, 2022

BOMA/Chicago’s holiday “Downtown Ambassador” program in the Loop concluded at the end of December. We partnered with CleanSlate to provide the ambassador service. During the program, Ambassadors worked 1,234 hours and patrolled…

Congratulations to Our 2022 Gold Circle Award Finalists

January 12, 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 Gold Circle Award finalists! Winners will be announced at our TOBY Gold Circle Awards Luncheon on February 17. Learn more and reserve your tickets today. In This Section

BOMA/Chicago Buildings Raise Over $63K for Holiday Food Drive

January 11, 2022

BOMA/Chicago Buildings Raise Over $63,000 for Greater Chicago Food Depository 109 BOMA/Chicago buildings participated in our 2021 Holiday Food Drive this year. Together, building members raised over $63,000 to benefit the Greater…

OEMC Relaunches Smart911

January 9, 2022

The City of Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management & Communications (OEMC) is relaunching Smart911 to residents of Chicago in January as part of the Mayor’s Office of Racial Equity and Justice equity strategic plan. Smart911 is…

ComEd Offers Two Office Hours Meetings Related to the >10 MW Opt Out Process

January 5, 2022

ComEd Hosts Two Office Hours Sessions Related to the >10 MW Opt Out Process ComEd will be hosting two office hour sessions in January to answer questions related to the >10 MW…

BOMA/Chicago Launches “Be Part of the Art” on Lasalle Street

December 28, 2021

The Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago (BOMA/Chicago), in partnership with Torque, announced the launch of a creative art infusion, “Be Part of the Art,” on South Lasalle Street. The art…

City Announces Vaccine Mandate for Restaurants, Bars, and Gyms

December 21, 2021

The City of Chicago today announced vaccine requirements for restaurants, bars, gyms, and other indoor public areas. Below is information about the new requirements relevant to offices. The requirement goes into effect…

BOMA/Chicago Secures Downtown Ambassador Grant

December 1, 2021

BOMA/Chicago Secures Downtown Ambassador Grant BOMA/Chicago won a grant to provide “Downtown Ambassadors” for the Central Loop during December. We are partnering with CleanSlate to provide the Downtown Ambassador service. Ambassadors will be…

BOMA/Chicago Board and Taxation Committee Meet with Assessor Candidate Kari Steele

December 1, 2021

Members of BOMA/Chicago’s Board of Directors and Taxation Committee met with Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Chairman and Cook County Assessor candidate, Kari Steele this week. Chairman Steele is running against incumbent Assessor…

Overview of the 2021 Climate and Equitable Jobs Act

December 1, 2021

The Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) is the most sweeping legislation to be passed in over a decade and with its passage, Illinois will have some of the most significant clean…