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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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Gold Circle Award Winner Profile: Krystal Kurinsky

Krystal Kurinsky, Senior Vice President/General Manager with MB Real Estate Services, Inc. at 181 West Madison, is the recipient of BOMA/Chicago’s 2017 Property Management Professional of the Year. How did you get started in the commercial real estate industry? By accident … Continue reading

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Randy Waites with Avison Young Joins BOMA/Chicago Board of Directors

First appointed nearly ten years ago, Randy Waites, principal at Avison Young, is the newest member of BOMA/Chicago’s Board of Directors. Randy jokingly says he “feels vindicated” after his original appointment in 2007, since shortly thereafter he accepted a position … Continue reading

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What Exelon and ComEd Don’t Want You to Know

With electricity costs making up the first or second largest expense for BOMA/Chicago buildings, it’s crucial that we continue shedding light on Exelon and ComEd’s proposed legislation which, with its latest proposal introduced on November 15, would raise electricity rates … Continue reading

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