Building  Owners  and  Managers  Association  International

Building Owners and Managers Association International

BOMA Standards

For 100 years, BOMA International has set the standard for measuring buildings. In 1915, BOMA first published the Standard Method of Floor Measurement for Office Buildings, an accepted and approved methodology by the American National Standards Institute. Throughout the years, the standard has been revised to reflect the changing needs of the real estate market and the evolution of office building design. Today, BOMA International is the secretariat of a suite of measurement standards: 

To purchase these standards, visit BOMA International's online bookstore at​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


 Standards Education

​Learn about BOMA’s 2010 Office Standard, Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.1—2010), with BOMA’s eLearning Course, Exploring and Using BOMA’s Office Measurement Standard 2010. Find out what changes were made in the 2010 Office Standard to meet the changing needs of the real estate market and to reflect evolution of office building design.

 Standards Questions?


BOMA-Recognized Interpreters

Do you have questions about the BOMA Measurement Standards?

BOMA has two official standard interpreters who can answer any of your questions. All purchasers of the BOMA Standards can contact any of the official interpreters below to have questions answered free of charge.​


Submit your question
to Extreme Measures

Submit your question
to Stevenson Systems



55 Avenue Road​
Toronto, Ontario  M5R 3L2
(877) 963-2787

27822 El Lazo Road
Laguna Niguel, CA  92677
(949) 297-4200


 International Property Measurement Standards

BOMA International is a founding member of the International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC), an international group of professional and not-for-profit organizations working together to develop and implement global standards for measuring real property. Through the adoption of the IPMS, property assets will be measured in a consistent way, creating a more transparent marketplace, stronger investor confidence and increased market stability. BOMA International is working in partnership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors to provide training on this exciting new change to global standards. For more information on IPMS educational opportunities, click here.