Author archive for Aydan Aslan

  • Event Recap: City of Calgary Waste & Recycling Bylaw Workshop

    By Aydan Aslan on January 29, 2016
    On January 27, BOMA Calgary hosted a session at the Centennial Place, about changes coming to the Waste and Recycling Bylaw, which will affect owners and managers of commercial buildings. The morning included; Noreen Music from Oxford Properties speaking about Centennial Place’s waste reduction and diversion initiatives & Lauren Minuk from The City of Calgary speaking about bylaw changes. A […]
  • BOMA Next Gen Committee & RESA Event

    By Aydan Aslan on January 26, 2016
    A group of eager and engaging University of Calgary students took time out of their academic schedules to connect with some of Calgary’s true characters of the industry. On Monday, January 25th, the BOMA Next Gen Committee hosted a panel discussion with Art Skow from Bentall Kennedy, Steve Walton from Oxford Properties, Guy Priddle from Cadillac Fairview and moderated by […]
  • Inside the Industry – An Interview with Melissa Heer & Dolly Munga

    By Aydan Aslan on September 30, 2015
    BOMA Calgary offers a mentorship program for its property management members. This month, we interview the 2014-15 mentorship pairs to discuss their experiences and thoughts on mentorship. Today, we catch up with Melissa Heer, Sr. Property Manager at Enright Management & Dolly Munga, Staff Assistant at Hines Canada. How did you get into commercial real estate? Was there a defining […]
  • Meet the Board: An Interview with Jay de Nance

    By Aydan Aslan on August 7, 2015
    As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this month we catch up with Jay de Nance, Director of Tenant Services at Fairfield Commercial Real Estate Inc. How long have you been an active member of BOMA’s Board of Directors? I have been an active member of BOMA’s board of Directors for just over a year. How […]
  • Meet the Board: An Interview with Chris Nasim

    By Aydan Aslan on July 21, 2015
    As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this month we catch up with Chris Nasim, Senior Director, Asset Management at GWL Realty Advisors. How long have you been an active member of BOMA’s Board of Directors? I’m going into my 4th year as a director. How does your current occupation or field of employment align with […]
  • Inside the Industry – An Interview with Mike Teslak & Richard Flaminian

    By Aydan Aslan on July 14, 2015
    The BOMA Mentorship program for property management professionals is now in its forth year. This month, we interview the mentorship pairs to discuss their experiences and thoughts on mentorship. Today, we catch up with Mike Teslak, Owner, Teslak Consulting  & Richard Flaminian, Senior Building Operator, GWL Realty Advisors. How did you get into commercial real estate? Was there a defining […]
  • Event Recap: BOMA Organics Panel

    By Aydan Aslan on July 13, 2015
    Our landfills are shrinking, which means tighter restrictions are coming in the near future that will mandate what we can dispose of and how, in particular organic waste that can be disposed of in better ways. On June 10th, BOMA Calgary had an Organics Panel meeting where we learned how some of the forward thinking leaders such as Noreen Music, […]
  • Event Recap: Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference

    By Aydan Aslan on June 5, 2015
    “Patience” was the overall theme of this year’s Real Estate Leasing Conference, held at the Telus Convention Centre last Tuesday. The conference started with an economic outlook presented by Randy Ollenberger, of BMO Capital Markets. One interesting take away from Randy’s presentation was that Calgary has experienced seven economic downturns since 1980. Average number of days our great city has […]
  • Meet the Board: An Interview with Dustin Engel

    By Aydan Aslan on May 26, 2015
    How long have you been an active member of BOMA Calgary’s Board of Directors? Joined the BOMA Calgary board in January 2013. How does your current occupation or field of employment align with BOMA? I work for Alberta Infrastructure (Government of Alberta) in their Property Management Branch as Environmental / Energy Manager. I oversee our organization’s energy management program and […]
  • Meet the Board: An Interview with Guy Priddle

    By Aydan Aslan on May 25, 2015
    How long have you been an active member of BOMA’s Board of Directors?  I have been involved with BOMA since 1986, as Executive Director in Edmonton first and when I came back to Calgary in 1992 on a variety of committees.  I THINK I was first elected to the Board in 2005 or 2006, was VP in 2007 and 2008, […]