Professional Development  

Stormy Waters, Steady Ship: Leadership in Times of Crisis

October 19, 2020 | By John Salustri

All times of challenge—no matter their nature—come with two basic leadership truths. First, they demand all hands on deck. Whether the crisis is regional, such as hurricanes or wildfires, or global, such as a pandemic, everyone on the property management team has to row together. And therein lies the second truth about leadership. You can’t row together without a qualified team. Leadership in times of calm or chaos is as much about those being led as the ability of the leader to inspire.

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Operations and Management  

Manage Your Time and Be Happier for It

October 1, 2020 | By Murray S. Greene, BOMA Fellow, CPM, RPA, SMA

From understanding how the systems in a building work to financial know-how to legal knowledge to tenant relations and more, commercial property managers must be exceptionally well-rounded. Having these skills is one thing; making sure they are actually used effectively is another.

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Professional Development

Can Working From Home Bring Us Together?

May 7, 2020 | By Joe Markling

Most of us are now several weeks into working from home as a result of COVID-19. This situation is hardly typical; under normal circumstances, we would have had time to prepare for working remotely. Technology needs would have been evaluated, tested and, if necessary, adjusted. Children would be at daycare or school. And, of course, there wouldn’t be the stress, uncertainty and tragedy of a global pandemic. These circumstances have been a trial by fire for working from home, and many of us are finding we’ve missed heading into the office.

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Professional Development

Millennials Have Major Issues—Generalizations Are the First of Them

November 13, 2019 | By Caroline Pomilla

Millennials have been the subject of articles and water cooler conversations for years. But, are millennials—and now Gen Zers—really that different from the generations of workers that preceded them? Discover the challenges and opportunities the “next” generation of property professionals is experiencing.

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Tenant Experience   

Workplace Amenities Reimagined

October 13, 2020 | By Liz Wolf

It’s been an amenities arms race for office building owners to provide wow-worthy spaces to prospective tenants. These once sought-after amenities, however, are perceived very differently during the COVID-19 pandemic. Property management teams are now stepping up to reimagine amenities spaces and also create new virtual experiences as health and safety take center stage.

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Tenant Experience

The Ongoing Value of the Traditional Office

July 20, 2020 | By Marla Maloney

Now more than ever, commercial tenants are recognizing the power that the office holds, as well as its ability to serve as an inspiring destination full of opportunities for cultural connection, team bonding and innovation.

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Preparedness

Pandemic Lessons Learned—So Far

August 20, 2020 | By John Salustri

While the trials of social distancing, widespread quarantine and business interruption caught most of us unprepared, the COVID-19 pandemic has required property professionals to add yet more elements to their already expansive collection of contingency plans. Industry experts reflect on what the pandemic has taught them so far—from the pain points it exposed to the policies and procedures it reaffirmed.

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Wellness

How Healthy Buildings Can Help in the Fight Against COVID-19

September 2, 2020 | By Liz Wolf

By utilizing information about how the coronavirus is transmitted, property professionals can anticipate occupant needs and identify new operational best practices. Learn how these best practices can help building owners and property professionals reduce the risk of COVID-19 and ease tenants’ anxiety about returning to the workplace.

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Operations & Management

BOMA Provides Guidance for Preparing Buildings for Re-Entry Amid COVID-19

June 15, 2020 | By Patricia M. Areno, CAE

BOMA International has published a new guidance document addressing considerations for commercial building re-entry efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Getting Back to Work: Preparing Buildings for Re-Entry Amid COVID-19 provides a framework for preparing commercial properties for the safe return of tenants, additional building personnel, visitors, vendors and contractors and identifies operational and safety procedures and protocols that should be implemented, updated or enhanced to prepare for operations in a post-COVID-19 world.

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Professional Development

Fast-Track Your Career with the CMCP Certification

October 16, 2019 | By BOMA International

You’ve worked hard to establish yourself in a new career in commercial real estate. You’ve received great on-the-job training, and you’ve even started pursing professional development to enhance your knowledge. Now, how do you prove that you’re ready to take your career to the next level? The CMCP certification can help.

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BOMA Magazine

Commercial Real Estate: Read All About It!

 

Have you checked out the September/October issue of BOMA Magazine? Our latest digital edition gives you access to more than a dozen industry-leading articles in a mobile-friendly format. So, whether you’re in between meetings, on your commute or even standing in line, you can take BOMA Magazine along with you. Check out the new issue, which contains insights into the future of workplace amenities, a look at effective leadership in times of crisis and analysis of the booming industrial real estate sector.

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