Events & Community

  • Event Recap: 2016 Calgary Real Estate Conference

    By Aydan Aslan on November 18, 2016
    Hit ‘Em With A Phonebook, Catch ‘Em With a Pillow. This age old adage was the message coming out of the sold out 2016 Calgary Real Estate Conference this year. The Phonebook? The Calgary Real Estate market hasn’t bottomed out yet – it’s going to get worse. The Pillow? 2017 is the “year of the turnaround” with this caveat: recovery […]
  • Event Recap: BOMA October Luncheon

    By Aydan Aslan on November 16, 2016
      On Thursday October 13th, BOMA Calgary had the pleasure of welcoming Warren Paulsen, Vice-President of Commercial for Brookfield Residential and Elton Ma, Director of Commercial for Brookfield Residential, who shared their ultimate vision for the up and coming suburban community of Seton. Now when you think about the SE boundary of Calgary, you think of Seton. Seton is Calgary’s […]
  • Event Recap: 2016 BOMA Golf Classic

    By Aydan Aslan on October 3, 2016
    With 47 weeks left until the next ENMAX BOMA Calgary Golf Classic, and considering this year’s event sold out in less than 10 minutes, it would be prudent to put it in your calendar soon as the countdown has begun. With my team and I winning a prize for coming in absolutely dead last place, despite the reality that the […]
  • Taking Home the EARTH Award

    By Aydan Aslan on August 26, 2016
    Managed by Equium Group, 639 5th Avenue was the recipient of the 2016 EARTH Award, the most rigorous of the awards standards which recognizes buildings that excel in environmentally sound management and resource preservation, and includes occupational health and safety criteria. We interviewed Jonathan Lachance, General Manager of Equium Group, about his experi­ence with the BOMA Awards program. BOMA (B): […]
  • BOMA Awards Recipient Profile: Alberta Infrastructure

    By Aydan Aslan on July 27, 2016
    On Thursday, May 12th at the Westin, The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Calgary recognized leaders in commercial real estate at the TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards. Lougheed House, managed by EDON Management and owned by Alberta Infrastructure was the recipient of  The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award in the Historical Building Category. We interviewed Justin Smale,Facilities […]
  • BOMA Calgary Recognizes Industry Leaders at the TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards

    By Aydan Aslan on May 16, 2016
    On Thursday evening at the Westin, The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Calgary recognized leaders in commercial real estate at the TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards. Hosted by Amber Schinkel and Jayme Doll of Global TV, the Awards recognized individual achievements as well as the teams that are responsible for high performing buildings in Calgary no matter the size, […]
  • Event Recap: 23rd Annual BOMA Ski Day

    By Aydan Aslan on March 23, 2016
    What another beautiful day out on the ski hill for the annual BOMA ski trip! Two busses made their way from COP to Lake Louise on Friday, March 11th. The morning began with some coffee to wake us all up and some Baileys for extra flavor. The weather on the trip was the best yet. The sun was shining, it […]
  • Event Recap: BOMA March Luncheon

    By Aydan Aslan on March 15, 2016
    On Thursday, March 10th, Todd Hirsch, literally blew into the Fairmont Palliser Hotel through high winds, to present at the monthly BOMA luncheon. His eighth time presenting to BOMA members and guests, Todd once again made provincial, national and global economics not only palatable, but entertaining as well. This year’s presentation “What Are The Odds?” was based on Vegas odds, […]
  • 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 […]