Posts tagged with ‘yyc’

  • Event Recap: BOMA Organics Panel

    By Aydan Aslan on July 13, 2015
    Our landfills are shrinking, which means tighter restrictions are coming in the near future that will mandate what we can dispose of and how, in particular organic waste that can be disposed of in better ways. On June 10th, BOMA Calgary had an Organics Panel meeting where we learned how some of the forward thinking leaders such as Noreen Music, […]
  • Event Recap: Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference

    By Aydan Aslan on June 5, 2015
    “Patience” was the overall theme of this year’s Real Estate Leasing Conference, held at the Telus Convention Centre last Tuesday. The conference started with an economic outlook presented by Randy Ollenberger, of BMO Capital Markets. One interesting take away from Randy’s presentation was that Calgary has experienced seven economic downturns since 1980. Average number of days our great city has […]
  • Meet the Board: An Interview with Dustin Engel

    By Aydan Aslan on May 26, 2015
    How long have you been an active member of BOMA Calgary’s Board of Directors? Joined the BOMA Calgary board in January 2013. How does your current occupation or field of employment align with BOMA? I work for Alberta Infrastructure (Government of Alberta) in their Property Management Branch as Environmental / Energy Manager. I oversee our organization’s energy management program and […]
  • Top 7 Strategies for “Greening” Cities This Earth Day

    By Aydan Aslan on April 21, 2015
    The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has issued its “Top 7 Strategies” for commercial real estate professionals to help make cities green. BOMA has committed to helping its members and the industry as a whole improve energy management and sustainability practices. A key part of the effort is working with local and city officials, tenants and other groups […]
  • Event Recap: Luncheon with Todd Hirsch

    By Aydan Aslan on April 13, 2015
    On April  9, 2015, a packed room at the Fairmont Palliser yet again, we all eagerly awaited to hear from the seven time speaker Todd Hirsch about the future of our economy here in Alberta. Todd did a fantastic job of presenting economics in a palatable way, using pictures of sticky notes apparently around his house to use as PowerPoint […]
  • Luncheon with the King!

    By Aydan Aslan on April 8, 2015
    If you haven’t been to a BOMA luncheon recently, you really have been missing out. The March meeting had Ken King, the CEO of the Calgary Flames as the speaker and what a speaker he is! Not only does he tell you interesting stories; he tells very real ones on a human level. Mr. King is a long-run visionary looking […]
  • BOMA and the Community

    By Aydan Aslan on April 8, 2015
    The BOMA Supporting Member Council committee organized another successful volunteer event at the Calgary Drop-In Centre last week.  The BOMA group brought gifts from the Drop In Centre needs list and assisted serving dinner. It was great to reach out as a team and assist the community. Thank you to our volunteers who came together to make a difference! We […]
  • Event Recap – BOMA 2015 Ski Day

    By Aydan Aslan on March 20, 2015
    It was an early morning for the BOMA ski trip newbies and survivors. All the sleepy-eyed BOMA ski bums showed up at COP on time, including the bus drivers! We were all set and ready for the day of skiing and adventures ahead of us. It was questionable as to the conditions of the hill as the weather had been […]