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The commercial real estate industry is a significant driver of the nation’s economic engine and is also one of the foremost employers in the United States.

Founded in 1907, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is the leading trade association for commercial real estate professionals, representing the owners, managers, service providers and other property professionals of all commercial building types, including office, industrial, medical, corporate and mixed-use.

The data represented here specifically highlights U.S. private-sector office buildings of a certain size in the markets served by BOMA’s local associations to best represent what BOMA members are contributing to the economy.!This focus provides the clearest picture yet of the direct economic impact of BOMA members across the U.S.

  • For every $1 spent on office building operation expenditures, the U.S. economy gains $2.58
  • Each office building operations job supports three additional jobs across all other sectors
  • Private-sector commercial office buildings provide workspace for 29 million American jobs