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BOMA | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Utilizing data from its 2016 Office Experience Exchange Report (EER), BOMA compiled a list of the most and least expensive office markets in the United States, both in terms of operating expenses and rental rates.

BOMA Publishes 2016 Office Market Data

BOMA Publishes 2016 Office Market Data

Utilizing data from its 2016 Office Experience Exchange Report (EER), BOMA compiled a list of the most and least expensive office markets in the United States, both in terms of operating expenses and rental rates.

BOMA 2016 Experience Exchange Reports Released

With data on office and industrial facilities, these reports offer insight into income and expenses within the commercial real estate industry.

BOMA 360 Peformance Program New Designees

This program evaluates commercial properties in six areas, including operations and management; life safety/security/risk management; and training and education.

Seven Ways To “Green” The Landscape For Earth Day

Seven practical ways facility executives can make their landscapes even “greener” this Earth Day, and throughout the year.

Facility Executive of the Year 2016: Keeping Costs In Check

In Hamilton County, OH, Ralph W. Linne, director of county facilities, tames management tasks with technology and shapes a long-term energy plan.

BOMA North Central Region Announces 2015 TOBY Award Winners

The regional winners will now proceed to international competition where winners will be announced live on June 30, 2015.

Tricks Of The Trade: Getting Up To Speed

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom provides advice on how to get started in the field of facilities management.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Effective Recycling Strategies

What is the most effective way to get a recycling program to work within the building?

Commercial Real Estate Industry Continues To Achieve Utilities Savings

Data from BOMA’s Experience Exchange Report reflects results of the industry's focus on energy efficiency.

IPMS: Change Around The Corner For Global Real Estate

The new standard is considered one of the most significant developments in the real estate profession in recent history and will go beyond office measurement standardization to include other property types in the coming months.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: When Do Facilities Processes Begin?

While each facility is different, all of the processes have to start somewhere. What is the sequence in your facility?

Tricks Of The Trade: Credential Management

Facility Management Expert Kevin Folsom shares some career tips regarding professional designations. From the April 2013 issue.

BOMA International Passes New Policy Positions on Energy Benchmarking and Tax Reform

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International passed two new policy positions and reaffirmed its position in opposition of mandated luminous egress path markings.

BOMA International and BOMI International Leadership Build for the Future

The results of these efforts will be gradually reflected in each organization’s education menus and are expected to be visible by BOMA International’s annual conference in June.

BOMA International and RICS Collaborate to Advance International Property Measurement Standards

Widespread market adoption of these new standards will provide the building blocks for well-functioning global real estate markets and will be complementary to International Financial Reporting Standards and International Valuation Standards: two layers shaping the global financial system.

10 Things To Keep In Mind With ADA Compliance

Did you know that facility renovation plans could be impacted by the 2010 ADA regulations—the first major update to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since the regulation was first published in 1991?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: The Mystery Of The Fancoil Unit

I was in the process of winterizing the fancoil units, and I noticed that one of them is not getting any flow in the hot water coil (even though I opened both the manual and control valves). What could be the problem?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Dealing With Disasters

In a post-Sandy world, how can facility managers prepare to bring operations back online without causing even greater problems?

BOMA Joins Lighting Energy Efficiency In Parking Campaign

Projects with notable energy savings will receive awards from the LEEP campaign and will be profiled on the site. The deadline for submitting project information is November 30, 2013. Results and awards will be announced on February 2014.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Post-Emergency Preparedness Planning

When faced with an emergency situation like a flood or a fire, how should facility management professionals prioritize their efforts AFTER the event?

BOMA International Releases New Floor Measurement Standard

BOMA first published the Standard Method of Floor Measurement for Office Buildings, an accepted and approved methodology by the American National Standards Institute. Throughout the years, the standard has been revised to reflect the changing needs of the real estate market and the evolution of office building design.

Chancey Honored with BOMA International Chair’s Award

Chancey has been given the Chair’s Award, the highest recognition presented by the BOMA International Chair. The award is bestowed annually upon those who—through innovation, talent, and dedication—have set new standards of excellence for the commercial real estate industry.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Too Hot/Too Cold Complaints

How do you handle temperature complaints in your facilities?

Oliver Elected To Vice Chair Of BOMA International

In this role, Oliver will concentrate primarily on BOMA membership activities for its 16,500-plus members while preparing to assume the position of chair-elect.

BOMA Elects 2012-2014 Executive Committee

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International elected six members to its Executive Committee.

BOMA EER Benchmark Shows Income Increases

BOMA International's 2012 Experience Exchange Report hints at more sustained recovery for commercial real estate.

Introducing BOMA’s New Reference Resources

BOMA International has two new publications now available in the BOMA store.

BOMA International Joins DHS Security Campaign

"If You See Something Say Something" program was launched by the DHS to help bolster security awareness and anti-terrorism efforts in buildings across the country.

Security Trends: Security And Access Control

In today’s changing climate, what’s the new normal in terms of security? Constantly evolving challenges of keeping a building secure are the reality for facility managers.

BOMA, USGBC Update Green Building Report

The release of this report comes on the heels of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO) review of the 2010 report and calls for additional coordination between federal agencies in funding projects with green building criteria.

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