Operations & Management

The Post Pandemic Property Manager

The role of a commercial property manager has changed dramatically since the early days when a building superintendent performed both maintenance duties and collected rent.

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Three Steps for Meeting Carbon-Reduction Goals

Buildings are responsible for 37% of global carbon emissions and 34% of energy demand worldwide – because of this, the built environment is an important part of any discussion on carbon reduction - so says a recent CBRE report. Self-imposed and gove

5/24/2024Ella Krygiel  

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Greening the Urban Landscape: How Urban Farming is Transforming Buildings with BOMA BEST®

In the heart of our bustling cities, a quiet revolution is taking place. Rooftops and balconies, once underutilized spaces, are blooming into vibrant farms, thanks to the innovative practices of urban farming. This transformation is supported by the

4/23/2024BOMA International and Microhabitat  

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BOMA Brings BEST Practices Criteria to the US

What can BOMA BEST do in the US? Loots explained that, in Canada, it has achieved a 25% reduction in energy in participating buildings and a 36% reduction in water use. Want more? BOMA BEST protocols also cut greenhouse gas emissions by an impressive

8/16/2023John Salustri  

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Earlier Articles

Proposals Could Prove Costly in Insurance Policy Renewal Talks With Carriers

In response to hail, earthquakes and other casualties cropping up, carriers increasingly are changing insurance policy terms at renewal, making it more imperative for building owners and property managers to prepare to negotiate. Now more than eve

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The Cost of Disengagement

Even with the help of your human resources department, hiring can be a time-consuming and often frustrating second job, added to an already full plate of responsibilities.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Operating Expense Pass-Throughs in Commercial Real Estate

The abrupt changes in the way we work as a result of COVID-19 have already considerably impacted commercial real estate, and they will only continue to do so throughout budget season.

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Getting Back to Work: BOMA International Provides Guidance for Preparing Commercial Buildings for Re

BOMA International has published a new guidance document addressing considerations for commercial building re-entry efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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When the Supply Chain Ends at Your Doorstep, It's Time to Adapt

Logistics real estate used to be back of mind. Warehouses and distribution centers were planted in remote locations, where costs for land, labor and taxes were low. Today, thanks to e-commerce and rising service level expectations, shortening time an

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