Building  Owners  and  Managers  Association  International

Building Owners and Managers Association International

BOMA Standards

Suite of Standards Bundle.jpgFor 100 years, BOMA International has set the standard for measuring buildings. In 1915, BOMA first published the Standard Method of Floor Measurement f​​or 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: 

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 Standards Questions?


American National Standards Institute and BOMA​

BOMA International is pleased to be an American National Standards Developer, accredited through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). BOMA International strictly follows the ANSI process to develop and maintain our suite of floor measurement standards. BOMA’s Floor Measurement Standards Committee oversees BOMA’s standards development efforts. For more information on how to get involved, please email


 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.


 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.