Posts tagged with ‘Buildings’

  • Winter Interiors: How to beat fluctuating temperatures

    By Aydan Aslan on November 12, 2014
    Autumn in Calgary this year has been spectacular – sunny, warm days illuminating the changing colours of the city’s trees and shrubs. However, as lucky as we have been, Calgarians know what lies in the days ahead: cold winds, piles of snow and sloppy chinooks. For building owners winter means salt, sand and wet boots in their buildings. When it […]
  • Floor Care for Winter Conditions

    By Aydan Aslan on November 4, 2014
    The leaves and the temperature are beginning to fall, a sure sign that Calgary’s winter is soon to arrive. Calgary’s winter climate, which swings from bitter cold, to blowing snow, to Chinook warmth creates a challenging environment in which to maintain snow and ice at your property. Failure to properly address these challenging conditions may result in otherwise preventable slip […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Young Professionals Exclusive at the Calgary Real Estate Forum

    By Aydan Aslan on October 1, 2014
    BOMA Calgary has been a sponsor of this commercial real estate event since 2003, and has been reviewing the program of speakers and topics in advance of the upcoming conference. New to this year’s Calgary Real Estate Forum, the Leadership Breakfast will welcome 12 delegates to an exclusive opportunity to have breakfast with John Furlong, CEO, VANOC 2010 and Scott […]
  • It is Way Past Time to Re-think Calgary’s Downtown Parking

    By Bill Partridge on August 7, 2014
    There is nothing more emotional in urban development than parking. Those coming downtown expect to find a parking spot fairly close to their destination. If they are not familiar with downtown that task may be a little daunting. For most people, driving to the core is the most efficient mode of travel. In the 1970s, Calgary introduced cash-in-lieu parking (CIL). […]
  • BOMA Awards Recipient Profile: Primaris REIT

    By Aydan Aslan on June 11, 2014
    On Thursday May 8, BOMA Calgary hosted the 2014 TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards. Over the next couple weeks we’ll check in with our recipients to find out what the award meant for their team! Kevin Brees, General Manager, Park Place Shopping Centre, Primaris REIT Recipient of the EARTH Award BOMA (B): Why did you decide to submit for the Awards […]
  • Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference

    By Aydan Aslan on June 10, 2014
    On June 3, the 9th Annual Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference took place at the Telus Convention Centre. Focused on strategies, issues, practices and trends in real estate leasing for the office, industrial and retail markets, real estate professionals gained insight through round table discussions and a series of break out educational sessions. With the one year anniversary of the […]