Posts tagged with ‘community’

  • 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 […]
  • Denmark Should Not Guide Calgary’s Transportation Policy

    By Bill Partridge on August 12, 2014
    (Note: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or the positions of BOMA Calgary.) So, the Scandinavian visitors [http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/08/04/danish-tourists-canada-car-culture_n_5649374.html] are perplexed by Canadians’ apparent car-dependency which was the subject of a recent article in the Calgary Herald [http://blogs.calgaryherald.com/2014/08/07/are-there-too-many-parking-lots-in-downtown-calgary/] . Let’s give the matter perspective:   Canada Denmark Calgary Copenhagen Population 35,000,000 […]
  • The Bicycle Debate

    By Aydan Aslan on August 5, 2014
    Editor’s note: this article was originally published in the BOMA Calgary News in the June 2014 edition of Business in Calgary. By David Parker Jeff Fielding is known for reshaping the way administration handles their books but when he returns to Calgary as its new city manager he will have to face a few other problems that are making the […]
  • Inside the Industry: Mentorship – The Mentor Perspective

    By Aydan Aslan on July 28, 2014
    The BOMA Mentorship program for property management professionals is now in its third year. We checked in with a few of the participants who have recently completed the 2013-2014 program to find out more! Today, we catch up with Armelle Kilpatrick, Property Manager, Dream Unlimited Corp. and a Mentor in the program.   How did you get into commercial real […]
  • Inside the Industry: Mentorship

    By Aydan Aslan on July 24, 2014
    The BOMA Mentorship program for property management professionals is now in its third year. We checked in with a few of the participants who have recently completed the 2013-2014 program to find out more! Today, we’re speaking with Mentor and Protege pair Rod Olsen, Director of Property Management  Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP, and Melissa Heer, Property Manager, Enright Management Ltd. […]