Events & Community

  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Event Recap: Luncheon with Todd Hirsch

    By Aydan Aslan on April 13, 2015
    On April  9, 2015, a packed room at the Fairmont Palliser yet again, we all eagerly awaited to hear from the seven time speaker Todd Hirsch about the future of our economy here in Alberta. Todd did a fantastic job of presenting economics in a palatable way, using pictures of sticky notes apparently around his house to use as PowerPoint […]
  • Luncheon with the King!

    By Aydan Aslan on April 8, 2015
    If you haven’t been to a BOMA luncheon recently, you really have been missing out. The March meeting had Ken King, the CEO of the Calgary Flames as the speaker and what a speaker he is! Not only does he tell you interesting stories; he tells very real ones on a human level. Mr. King is a long-run visionary looking […]
  • BOMA and the Community

    By Aydan Aslan on April 8, 2015
    The BOMA Supporting Member Council committee organized another successful volunteer event at the Calgary Drop-In Centre last week.  The BOMA group brought gifts from the Drop In Centre needs list and assisted serving dinner. It was great to reach out as a team and assist the community. Thank you to our volunteers who came together to make a difference! We […]
  • Event Recap – BOMA 2015 Ski Day

    By Aydan Aslan on March 20, 2015
    It was an early morning for the BOMA ski trip newbies and survivors. All the sleepy-eyed BOMA ski bums showed up at COP on time, including the bus drivers! We were all set and ready for the day of skiing and adventures ahead of us. It was questionable as to the conditions of the hill as the weather had been […]
  • BOMA Community Says Farewell to Billy BOMA

    By Aydan Aslan on December 19, 2014
    On December 11, over 700 members of the BOMA Community gathered at the Westin Calgary for the annual BOMA Calgary Christmas Luncheon. The festivities included donations to the BOMA Calgary Foundation from the proceeds of the 2014 BOMA Golf Tournament and from Board Member Fred W. Edwards. Attendees were also treated to a performance by comedian Trent McClellan. The highlight […]
  • Learning About Transit from Cities that Work

    By Aydan Aslan on November 10, 2014
    By William G. R. Partridge, CAE (Note: The opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or position of BOMA Calgary.) I recently had the pleasure to visit Washington DC, the capitol of the United States. It is more configured like “Fortress Washington”. The security measures in place around the White House, […]
  • Winter Preparation: 10 Things Building Managers Should do

    By Aydan Aslan on October 30, 2014
    Building Managers – get ready for winter! Check roofs and flashing – review to see what has been left on the roofs during the Calgary construction season. Look to see if any flashing has come loose during the warm weather months. Cladding – check to see that the cladding will withstand another winter blast. Check to see if sidewalks have […]
  • Mayor Nenshi and Enmax Announces Re-energization for 5:00 AM Thursday October 16

    By Aydan Aslan on October 15, 2014
    Power Outage in Downtown Calgary | Power to Resume Thursday October 16, 5:00 AM Mayor Nenshi and Enmax have announced that the power in the west section of downtown will resume at 5:00 am on Thursday October 16, 2014. The Mayor and CEMA have stressed that tenants and occupants should not return to their offices until they are permitted to […]