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BOMA Greater Phoenix executive director resigns

Sarah Osteen has resigned as the executive director of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Greater Phoenix. Osteen took over as executive director last spring after the unexpected passing of her predecessor Mark Covington in December 2015. As executive director, Osteen is credited with helping inspire and empower board members, committee members and local… Read More →

Scottsdale offices win BOMA’s Pacific Southwest Region TOBY Award

Max at Kierland wins TOBY Award
by in AZRE Magazine | Building Green

Max at Kierland, a six-story Class A office building in the Kierland master-planned community, won a 2017 BOMA Pacific Southwest Region TOBY award in the Earth category, according to an announcement by the building’s owners. The 258,312-square-foot office building was developed in 2008. The facility recently received the 2016 Energy Star rating with an energy performance… Read More →

How the BOMA 360 program enhances properties

If you own an expensive sports car, you ensure the vehicle’s value and longevity by making sure it is cared for by the most qualified professionals. Likewise, owners of a multi-million-dollar buildings tend to want the same thing. Building certifications, awards and designations can help add value to a property, but not every designation adds… Read More →

Q&A: Incoming president refocuses and recharges BOMA

by in AZRE Magazine

Since the Building Owners and Managers Association was founded 110 years ago, commercial real estate professionals look to BOMA as a leading source for advocacy and education in the industry around the world. In Arizona, BOMA Greater Phoenix was established in 1936 with the same mission to be the industry leader for best practices, providing… Read More →

EverWest sells Great American Tower to DPC Companies

by in AZRE Magazine

EverWest Real Estate Partners and American Realty Advisors have completed the sale of the Great American Tower, a landmark high-rise office building at 3200 N. Central Ave., in the heart of Phoenix’s Midtown office submarket for $49 million. Great American Tower, acquired in 2007, has been recapitalized and improved with a series of upgrades that, among other things, have… Read More →

BOMA Greater Phoenix announces 2015 president

Megan Watkins

Lincoln Property Company (LPC) announced the appointment of Senior Property Manager Megan Watkins as 2015 President of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)–Greater Phoenix. With 315 current members, BOMA-Greater Phoenix serves as one of the Valley’s leading organizations providing education and advocacy for the commercial real estate industry. Watkins joined BOMA-Greater Phoenix in 2004.… Read More →

BOMA Greater Phoenix’s 2014 TOBY Award Winners

by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

A Night at the TOBY Awards BOMA’s annual The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) awards were presented Nov. 14 at downtown Phoenix’s Renaissance Hotel. The following winners have a chance to compete at a regional level. Last year, the Arizona Game & Fish Department building, managed by Lincoln Property Company, won an international TOBY… Read More →

BOMA Greater Phoenix hosts inaugural industrial summit

The industrial market is hot, leading the way for both investment and development prospects in 2014 with expected prospects rising to almost the same level as the apartment sector last year. BOMA International is partnering with BOMA/Greater Phoenix to present its first Industrial Summit on Nov. 5 at the Renaissance Hotel Downtown Phoenix, 50 E.… Read More →

Leasing the sun

by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Featured

BOMA Greater Phoenix has been working toward the efficiency and sustainability of its members and other commercial buildings for many years. Its Kilowatt Krackdown energy benchmarking and tuning program has engaged almost 500 commercial buildings in the Valley of the Sun since 2009 and has helped Phoenix to grow from No. 23 on the list… Read More →

Lincoln Property Co. wins International BOMA Award

Lincoln Property Company (LPC)’s LEED Platinum Arizona Game & Fish (AZGF) Department Headquarters in Phoenix is among only 14 buildings from across the world to earn an International BOMA “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) award at this year’s BOMA conference, held last week in Orlando, Fla. The TOBY awards are directed by the… Read More →

Lincoln Property Co. advances to international TOBY awards

The Desert West Region of Lincoln Property Company (LPC) has advanced to the international “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) awards competition for its management of the Arizona Game & Fish (AZGF) Department Headquarters in Phoenix. The awards program is directed by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and is the industry’s most… Read More →

Hines’ Robert Bonilla Named ‘Building Engineer of the Year’

by in Newsmakers

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Greater Phoenix has named a Hines employee the Building Engineer of the Year. Robert Bonilla’s peers nominated him for the honor. “This award is a direct reflection of the respect that Robert has gained among his colleagues in the Phoenix market and in the industry,” said Chris… Read More →

Sue Cannon Joins Cassidy Turley

by in Newsmakers

Sue Cannon, LEED Green Associate, has joined Cassidy Turley’s property management division as vice president in the Phoenix office. Cannon will oversee all operations of the property management portfolio and staff in Cassidy Turley’s Arizona office. In addition, she will be responsible for strategic business planning and management of client relationships. “Sue’s experience and expertise… Read More →

Trash Talk: BOMA to Launch Golden Dumpster Awards

by in Business News | Property Management

BOMA Greater Phoenix announced it will launch the Golden Dumpster Awards, a sustainability program that promotes and encourages waste reduction and environmental efficiency. According to the City of Phoenix, city workers drive nearly 7 million miles to transport solid waste every year. The amount of trash sent to the landfill each year could fill Chase… Read More →