boma greater phoenix Archives

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 →

2016 TOBY Award winners announced

TOBY Award

This year’s BOMA Greater Phoenix TOBY Awards were presented on Nov. 4 at the Arizona Biltmore, which are among the highest honors bestowed by the association. 2016 TOBY Award winners:   Photos courtesy of BOMA Greater Phoenix The annual association awards recognize quality of buildings and excellence in building management. Buildings are judged on all… Read More →

BOMA Greater Phoenix announces 2016-2017 Vice Chair

BOMA Greater Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine

BOMA Greater Phoenix announced that Susan Engstrom, BOMA Fellow, RPA, FMA, recently was named the 2016-2017 Vice Chair of BOMA International’s BOMAPAC Council. BOMAPAC is BOMA International’s political action committee established to support political candidates who show a commitment to commercial real estate. Currently serving as Senior Manager at Main Street Real Estate Advisors in Phoenix, Engstrom… Read More →

BOMA Greater Phoenix´s ‘Call to Action´ week

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Throughout the 52nd Arizona legislative session BOMA Phoenix closely monitored the bills that were introduced. Each year, its advocacy committee watches the legislative action for issues that affect the commercial real estate industry, but the best part of our endeavor is Advocacy Week (Feb. 16 to 20). During Advocacy Week, BOMA’s advocacy committee spent the better part… 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 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 →

BOMA Greater Phoenix TOBY Awards 2011

TOBY Awards - AZRE Magazine November/December 2011
by in Associations | Award Events

This year’s BOMA Greater Phoenix TOBY Awards were presented Sept. 9 at the Wyndham Phoenix Downtown. AZRE Magazine would like to congratulate the 10 winners of this year’s BOMA Greater Phoenix TOBY Awards. MEDICAL BUILDING McAuley Medical Office OWNED BY LaSalle Investment Manager MANAGED BY Margaret Foster, Senior Real Estate Manager, CBRE Suburban Office Park… Read More →

Young Professionals Mentoring Up

Young Professionals - AZRE Magazine November/December 2011
by in Associations

BOMA’S YOUNG PROFESSIONALS REAPING BENEFITS OF LEARNING FROM ESTABLISHED INDUSTRY LEADERS The young professionals of BOMA Greater Phoenix knew that the seasoned veterans they met at the organization’s events were a wealth of information. Some had 20 or more years experience in property management and had weathered their share of mistakes and industry ups and… Read More →

BOMA Greater Phoenix: Tools Of The Trade

BOMA Greater Phoenix - AZRE Magazine November/December 2011
by in Associations

BOMA Greater Phoenix hammers home a trio of initiatives: advocacy, smart sustainability, better management practices It’s still a jungle out there. Commercial vacancy rates remain high, industry figures show, with some improvement in the industrial sector and a slight downtick in retail. But rates for office properties seem stuck at a persistent 26 percent. Additionally,… Read More →

CRE Industry Gains Momentum Thanks To New Construction Projects

Construction Projects, AZRE Magazine March/April 2011
by in Construction

As 2010 ended, Arizona’s commercial real estate industry gained some much-needed momentum entering the new year, thanks to a slew of new construction projects just completed or scheduled for completion in 2011. The much-anticipated opening of CityScape signaled a resurgence for Downtown Phoenix, and as the year ended, it boasted a 90% occupancy rate. Rising… Read More →

BOMA’s Young Professionals Group Grooms The Next Generation

Young Professionals - AZRE Magazine November/December 2009
by in Associations

Leading the Way “Young professionals cannot afford to sit on the sidelines,” says Jami Vallelonga, a BOMA Greater Phoenix board member. “It has become increasingly important to develop a professional network and get the training and tools needed to advance as a management professional.” Welcome to the Young Professionals Group Jami Vallelonga, a real estate… Read More →

BOMA Greater Phoenix Launches Kilowatt Krackdown Initiative

Kilowatt Krackdown - AZRE Magazine November/December 2009
by in Associations

BOMA Greater Phoenix launches Kilowatt Krackdown initiative to reduce energy consumption marketwide. Last year, BOMA International announced its 7-Point Challenge, encouraging local chapter members to reduce the carbon footprint of their buildings. BOMA Greater Phoenix embraced the opportunity and formed the Green Buildings Committee to further this goal, and in the process, pursued LEED certification… Read More →