Masks and COVID-19: The 5 W’s of Procurement and Use
May 21, 2020
Due to the demand surge resulting from the rapid development of COVID-19 across the globe and here at home, Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) have become a coveted commodity. This article provides information on the appropriate use of PPEs and provides guidelines on the successful procurement of certified PPEs for our workforce.
New Boilers or Retrofits?
September 18, 2018
First Canadian Centre building was completed in 1982 and was the tallest building in Calgary at the time. By the year 2009 the two low-pressure boilers were almost 30 years old and an upgrade was needed to increase building efficiencies.
Smart Property Management: Using Internet of Things (IOT) to Save Time and Money
June 18, 2018
Many BOMA Calgary members are now well acquainted with the challenges of implementing a food and yard waste diversion program to be compliant with the City of Calgary Food and Yard Waste Bylaw which came into effect November 1, 2017.
Brookfield's Creative Binder Recycling Project
April 24, 2017
When a tenant moved out, the vacated office was left with a large quantity of binders that the Brookfield team could not find homes for. Rather than throwing them directly into the garbage, The Brookfield team decided to create a team building opportunity for staff to recycle 500 binders!
Food & Yard Waste Bylaw Changes for Businesses & Organizations
April 10, 2017
By the end of this year, no matter where you live or work, Calgarians will have new ways to keep food and yard waste out of the landfills – through the residential Green Cart program and new bylaw requirements for multi-family complexes and businesses and organizations (including commercial buildings).
Event Recap: BOMA October Luncheon
November 16, 2016
On Thursday October 13th, BOMA Calgary had the pleasure of welcoming Warren Paulsen, Vice-President of Commercial for Brookfield Residential and Elton Ma, Director of Commercial for Brookfield Residential, who shared their ultimate vision for the up and coming suburban community of Seton.
Taking Home the EARTH Award
August 26, 2016
Managed by Equium Group, 639 5th Avenue was the recipient of the 2016 EARTH Award, the most rigorous of the awards standards which recognizes buildings that excel in environmentally sound management and resource preservation, and includes occupational health and safety criteria.
BOMA Awards Recipient Profile: Alberta Infrastructure
July 27, 2016
On Thursday, May 12th at the Westin, The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Calgary recognized leaders in commercial real estate at the TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards.
Event Recap: BOMA March Luncheon
March 15, 2016
On Thursday, March 10th, Todd Hirsch, literally blew into the Fairmont Palliser Hotel through high winds, to present at the monthly BOMA luncheon. His eighth time presenting to BOMA members and guests, Todd once again made provincial, national and global economics not only palatable, but entertaining as well. This year’s presentation “What Are The Odds?
Event Recap: City of Calgary Waste & Recycling Bylaw Workshop
January 29, 2016
On January 27, BOMA Calgary hosted a session at the Centennial Place, about changes coming to the Waste and Recycling Bylaw, which will affect owners and managers of commercial buildings.
BOMA Next Gen Committee & RESA Event
January 26, 2016
A group of eager and engaging University of Calgary students took time out of their academic schedules to connect with some of Calgary’s true characters of the industry.
Meet the Board: An Interview with Chris Nasim
July 21, 2015
As part of our ongoing focus on professions in the industry, this month we catch up with Chris Nasim, Senior Director, Asset Management at GWL Realty Advisors. How long have you been an active member of BOMA’s Board of Directors? I’m going into my 4th year as a director.