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How BOMA 2017 Can Change Your Building’s Rentable Square Footage (RSF)

By Bob Ladner, John Kuczura, Veronica Avila, Meredith Bass at SDI Presence Last week, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International released its new office measurement standard: BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.1-2017). Last updated … Continue reading

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Gold Circle Award Winner Profile: Julia Rabban

Julia Rabban, Property Manager with Transwestern, is the recipient of BOMA/Chicago’s 2017 Emerging Leader of the Year Award. What was your first paying job? I had my first job when I was 14 years old during the summer before my first … Continue reading

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Premier Security Hosts Second Annual 5K for Missing Children October 14

By James Taff, CEO of Premier Security Last year, Premier Security hosted the first ever 5K for Missing Children benefiting The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC).  Last year’s event raised nearly $25,000 in donations, registrations and sponsorships. Over … Continue reading

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Updated Chicago Disability Rights Regulations Affect New and Existing Buildings

By Leah Riley, Senior Code Consultant, Burnham Nationwide and member BOMA/Chicago Codes Committee Chicago adopted new disability rights regulations governing accessibility that went into effect on July 1, 2017. Promulgated pursuant to the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance to provide greater … Continue reading

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Gold Circle Award Profile: Alex Hales

Alex Hales, Security Director with Hines at the Citadel Center, is the recipient of BOMA/Chicago’s 2017 Security Professional of the Year Award. How did you get involved in the security industry? After my service in the U.S. Marines, I remained in Yuma, … Continue reading

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Gold Circle Award Profile: Jeff Bryski

  Jeff Bryski, Chief Engineer with Sterling Bay at 111 North Canal, is the recipient of BOMA/Chicago’s 2017 Building Engineer of the Year Award. You started your career as a Boiler Technician with the United States Navy. How did your six years … Continue reading

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Gold Circle Award Profile: Freddy Flores

Freddy Flores, Business Development Manager at Thyssenkrupp Elevator, is the recipient of BOMA/Chicago’s 2017 Affiliate Member of the Year Award. What service does your company provide and what benefits do they offer to the commercial real estate industry? Thyssenkrupp provides elevator maintenance, repair, … Continue reading

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