Author archive for Aydan Aslan

  • 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, […]
  • Meet the Board: An Interview with Corrine Jackman

    By Aydan Aslan on April 29, 2015
    As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this week we catch up with Corrine Jackman, Vice President at Hopewell Real Estate Services. With over 30 years in the property management industry; with emphasis on a wide range of properties ranging from Medical Facilities, Office Towers, Retail, and Industrial, Corrine Jackman volunteers as a Board Member since […]
  • Event Recap: BOMA Golden Anniversary Reception

    By Aydan Aslan on April 27, 2015
    Last Thursday, BOMA Calgary Celebrated their 50th anniversary and held a little soiree at Township 24 with a hundred and ten BOMA members and special guests; David Parker, Honorary Members Bill Elliot, Wayne Ulrich and past BOMA Calgary President, Bill Partridge. Welcomed by the most gracious BOMA volunteers who seemed to mystically remember everyone’s name, Ashley and Aydan and their […]
  • Top 7 Strategies for “Greening” Cities This Earth Day

    By Aydan Aslan on April 21, 2015
    The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has issued its “Top 7 Strategies” for commercial real estate professionals to help make cities green. BOMA has committed to helping its members and the industry as a whole improve energy management and sustainability practices. A key part of the effort is working with local and city officials, tenants and other groups […]