Research & Resources

BOMA International keeps you connected to the latest research, benchmarking data, trends and information on commercial real estate. Learn from the industry’s best practices and expand your knowledge through the publications available at the BOMA Bookstore and throughout the pages of this section of the website.

BOMA Knowledge Center »

The BOMA Knowledge Center is a searchable repository of all content created by BOMA International. This expansive resource library houses everything from research reports and policy briefs to videos and articles from the award-winning BOMA Magazine. It’s all BOMA knowledge, all in one place.

Income/Expense IQ Report »

BOMA's EER has been replaced by a bigger and better benchmarking tool! The Income/Expense IQ or I/E IQ is a collaboration between BOMA International, IREM, and NAA to consolidate as much building data as possible. Income/Expense IQ provides you with nationwide, real-time property benchmarks—giving you actionable insights to identify opportunities and optimize financial performance. If you submit data, you gain access to a free report of one asset class for all metro areas. Download benchmarks in one, five, ten, or all metro areas to pinpoint opportunities to enable you to operate more efficiently and drive value for your owners and tenants. Learn more here.

Industry Resources »

BOMA provides you with the industry resources you need to stay relevant, prepared and in the know. For purposes of comparison, office space is grouped into three Building Class Definitions. As demand for industrial real estate grows, so does the need for Industrial Real Estate Resources on best practices for managing these unique assets. With increasing occurrences of natural and made-made disasters, it is imperative that property professionals have the Security and Emergency Planning Resources to prevent, respond to and recover from any situation. White Papers and Case Studies provided by our sponsors cover topics ranging from building automation systems to lighting retrofits to smart buildings.

Newsroom »

BOMA International keeps you up-to-date on the latest CRE news and information through the BOMA Knowledge Center, BOMA Insider, vlogs, BOMATV, Press Releases and social media. BOMA also offers a variety of advertising opportunities in its newsletter, directories and website.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion »

BOMA International strives to identify opportunities and provide resources on how to champion diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the commercial real estate industry through education, partnership curation, cultural competency, and workforce development and retention. Learn more.

Careers in Commercial Real Estate »

Property Management is like being the mayor of a small city. You are literally responsible for everything that is happening within the building. Exciting jobs with good compensation and excellent opportunities for career advancement in property and facility management, asset and portfolio management, leasing and brokerage, engineering, and more can be found on the BOMA Career Center. Learn more about this diverse industry and take the quiz on the CareersBuildingCommunities website. Interested in opportunities in the San Francisco Bay Area? Check out CREATE, linking you to college-level instruction, job shadowing and internship opportunities.

Sustainability »

BOMA has been a leader in promoting energy efficiency and sustainable building operations for more than a decade. Its Advocacy work, Building Codes representation and innovative programs such as the BEPC Model, BEEP, BOMA 360 Building Designation Program, Water & Waste Challenge and strategic partnerships with the leading sustainability organizations keep you up-to-date on the latest information and resources to maintain high-performance assets. BOMA is the proud recipient of 11 ENERGY STAR awards, making it the most decorated commercial real estate association.

BOMA Online Bookstore »

Visit the BOMA International online bookstore, where you can browse the commercial real estate industry’s leading collection of resources, standards and best practices. BOMA members who sign in using their BOMA account qualify for deep discounts on all publications. Learn more.

BOMA Fellows Resources »

BOMA Fellows are available to BOMA local associations and members to present education on a variety of topics, provide updates on BOMA International activities; support mentoring, career development and leadership development initiatives; lead strategic planning; serve as thought leaders; and assist with trouble shooting and problem solving. For a BOMA Fellows contact listing, speakers bureau listing, and general inquiries, contact Learn more about the BOMA Fellows.