Tweet By William G.R. Partridge, President & Chief Staff Officer A general evacuation order has been issued. You have a few short hours to prepare yourself. Are you ready? What are the consequences if you are not? Hurricane/tropical storm Sandy forced one of the largest evacuations seen on the eastern seaboard. It also precipitated [...]
To learn about industry trends, meet like-minded professionals, create contacts and improve standards, a network is useful for all of these reasons and much more. BOMA Calgary provides networking opportunities for members through various events, educational sessions and committees.
BOMA Calgary offers the following, as they become available, on its current event page.
- Monthly Luncheons
- Annual BOMA Ski Day
- Certificate of Excellence Awards Luncheon
- Bi-Annual Social Networking Events
- Annual Christmas Luncheon
Information and registration for the annual ENMAX BOMA Golf Classic at Kananaskis Country Golf Course can be found on the golf page.
BOMA works with other organizations in the industry to provide access to events, educational sessions and information to its members.
Tweet In previous blogs, we provided an overview of Charter Cities, and we briefly discussed the origins of responsible self-government in Canada. This serial entry on the larger issue of cities will focus on the nature of cities themselves and the role they could play in the future of Alberta. Are cities equipped for the [...]
Tweet “This book is very special to me. BOMA Calgary gave me a list of buildings, but I was given the freedom to make all of the artistic decisions like photographing the buildings from the street, and only from outside, and that the images would be in monochrome. I needed to take a broad view [...]
Tweet Calgary – 31 May, 2012 BOMA Calgary celebrates Calgary’s designation as Cultural Capital of Canada 2012 CALGARY, AB (Marketwire – June 5, 2012) — A fine-art photographic book and print exhibition is to be launched this month by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Calgary. This collection of 63 high-resolution monochrome images [...]
Tweet In celebration of BOMA Calgary’s Building on the Bow book launch, we thought we would challenge you – our highly knowledgeable BOMA Calgary members – to see if you can identify the buildings in these images, which have been cropped almost beyond recognition! Answers will be revealed at BOMA’s book launch event on Thursday, [...]
Tweet (Note: What follows is the script for the President’s Award for Sustainability in Commercial Real Estate w For many years, BOMA Calgary has been a leader in the area of the indoor environment and building sustainability. Our history in this regard goes back to the 1980’s when BOMA Calgary was part of the Federal [...]
Tweet (Note: At the BOMA Awards event on Wednesday evening, May 18, several members commented on the narrative leading up to the special recognition of one of BOMA’s younger members. What follows is the text of that speech.) Being in this business as long as I have I am still always inspired by BOMA volunteers, [...]
Tweet The recent issue of development fees charged by the City of Calgary has raised a number of issues that should concern owners, developers and operators of non-residential properties. There is a development agreement periodically negotiated by The City of Calgary and The Urban Development Institute (UDI) which, among other things sets down the fees [...]
Tweet The City is set to consider new development fees for new communities. Mayor Nenshi has publicly stated that the municipality does not recover its infrastructure investment over the life of a low-density housing unit. Policies for “densification” are in the works in an effort to reduce the proportion of low density housing in the [...]
Tweet Among one of the Tweets received today was a CBC poll – albeit, non-scientific – suggesting that 46% of respondents thought Calgary Transit was poor, 45% thought it was OK, just 2% thought it was fantastic, and 7% responded who cares about transit. In an unrelated article in today’s Globe & Mail (28 March 2011) Canada [...]