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Illinois 2018 General Election Preview

By Stephen S. Morrill, Principal of Morrill & Fiedler LLC (M&F) Because the commercial office industry is profoundly impacted by legislative and regulatory activity at the state and local levels, BOMA/Chicago members and affiliates rightfully pay close attention to elections … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Invest in the RPA/FMA Designation Program

By Nancy Capadona, RPA, General Manager at The Hearn Company I earned my Real Property Administrator (RPA) about 25 years ago after I was encouraged by my supervisor to take the designation classes. The comprehensive RPA coursework accelerated my understanding of … Continue reading

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Demystifying the State Street SSA and its Impact on BOMA/Chicago Buildings

By Amy Masters, BOMA/Chicago Director of Marketing and Communications If you received email promotions over the summer for ACTivate networking events hosted by the Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA), you may have wondered … what is the CLA? What does this … Continue reading

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Gold Circle Awards Profile: 2018 Property Management Professional of the Year Heather Holderman [Part 1 of 2]

Heather Holderman, General Manager with CBRE at 353 North Clark, was named BOMA/Chicago’s 2018 Property Management Professional of the Year. How did you get involved in the commercial real estate industry? Somewhat by accident actually.  I was working in the … Continue reading

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Gold Circle Awards Profile: 2018 Emerging Leader of the Year Dan Williams

Dan Williams, Assistant General Manager with JLL at 101 North Wacker Drive, was named BOMA/Chicago’s 2018 Emerging Leader of the Year Before arriving at JLL as security director, you worked in the retail sector in security. How did that experience … Continue reading

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Gold Circle Awards Profile: 2018 Building Engineer of the Year Sean Casey

Sean Casey, Chief Engineer with JLL at 71 South Wacker, was named BOMA/Chicago’s 2018 Building Engineer of the Year. How did you get your start in the commercial real estate industry? I started out as an Apprentice Engineer in 1992 … Continue reading

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The 411 with the Man from 911: CFD Chief Schroeder Talks about Building Preparedness

BOMA/Chicago Preparedness Committee Chair Erin Parks with Sterling Bay recently interviewed Chicago Fire Department Deputy District Chief Walter Schroeder, who is celebrating his 30th year anniversary with the Chicago Fire Department. What is your role at the CFD? Chief Schroeder: … Continue reading

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