Posts tagged with ‘community’

  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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, […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]