Events & Community

  • Preparing for Power to Resume (Downtown Power Outage)

    By Aydan Aslan on October 15, 2014
    RE-ENTRY PROCESSES FOR BUILDING OWNERS AND MANAGERS Updated 18:27 hrs. RE-ENTRY PROCESSES FOR BUILDING OWNERS AND MANAGERS If you have engaged professionals to control or support you re-energization, please consult with them on the suggestions below. Prior to Switchover Communicate with your tenants and occupants to keep them apprised. Check whether your building requires manual operation to energize the systems […]
  • Power Outage in Downtown Calgary

    By Aydan Aslan on October 13, 2014
    The recent fire in Calgary’s downtown core happened on Saturday October 11 at approximately 8 pm, and has affected many of the commercial high-rise and residential locations in the west part of the downtown core. The power outage has been reduced to locations between 4th Ave. SW and 7th Ave. SW, from 6th Street SW, all the way West to the river. The expectancy […]
  • Back to School

    By Bill Partridge on September 9, 2014
    (Note: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or the position of BOMA Calgary.) You are probably thinking about your kids, if you have any going back to school this week. Summer’s over. I know when I was growing up the post-Labour Day ritual was something to look forward to. Renewing […]
  • A Day in the Life: Leasing

    By Aydan Aslan on September 2, 2014
    As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this month we’re profiling BOMA members from various aspects of the commercial real estate industry. Each profile is tied to the feature article in the September issue of BOMA Calgary News in Business in Calgary magazine. Today we’re speaking with Andy Baxter, Leasing Manager, REAL Properties How did you […]
  • A Day in the Life: Property Management

    By Aydan Aslan on September 2, 2014
    As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this month we’re profiling BOMA members from various aspects of the commercial real estate industry. Each profile is tied to the feature article in the September issue of BOMA Calgary News in Business in Calgary magazine. Today we chat with Rita Reid, Property Manager, First Capital Realty (FCR Management […]
  • A Day in the Life: Operations

    By Aydan Aslan on September 2, 2014
    As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this month we’re profiling BOMA members from various aspects of the commercial real estate industry. Each profile is tied to the feature article in the September issue of BOMA Calgary News in Business in Calgary magazine. Today’s interview is with Alex Orilla, 5th Class Building Operator, Cominar REIT How […]
  • A Day in the Life: Security

    By Aydan Aslan on September 2, 2014
    As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this month we’re profiling BOMA members from various aspects of the commercial real estate industry. Each profile is tied to the feature article in the September issue of BOMA Calgary News in Business in Calgary magazine. Today we catch up with Parnell Lea, Senior Manager, Security and Life Safety, […]
  • A Day in the Life: Asset Management

    By Aydan Aslan on September 2, 2014
    As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this month we’re profiling BOMA members from various aspects of the commercial real estate industry. Each profile is tied to the feature article in the September issue of BOMA Calgary News in Business in Calgary magazine. Today we catch up with Chris Nasim, Senior Director, Asset Management, GWL Realty […]
  • Taxi! Taxi!

    By Bill Partridge on August 20, 2014
    The City of Calgary taxi system is regulated by The Taxi Limousine Advisory Committee. (TLAC) From what is on the city’s web site, it appears the Commission has been around since 1973. The mandate of the TLAC is: To provide advice and recommendations to Council to ensure high quality taxi and limousine services and to create and maintain a sustainable […]
  • There is No End to the Noise of a City

    By Bill Partridge on August 15, 2014
    (Note: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or the position of BOMA Calgary.) My vacation this summer was a five-day kayaking trip down the South Saskatchewan River from Medicine Hat to Sandy Point, a distance of about 160kms. Camping on the river banks, miles from civilization, experiencing the intense quiet […]