BOMA Calgary Speaks to Key Decision Makers on Behalf of Our Industry
February 26, 2021
BOMA Calgary been off to a quick start in 2021 representing Calgary and Southern Alberta’s Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Industry as key decision makers look for input into their policy decisions for the upcoming year.
BOMA Calgary highlights industry concerns with Stephen Avenue Revitalization Project
January 22, 2021
Since the fall of 2018, the City of Calgary has been in the process of reimagining what the future of Stephen Avenue holds.
BOMA in Alberta helps develop new Real Estate Council of Alberta, Welcomes amendments in Bill 20
June 15, 2020
Last spring the provincial government released a third party review of the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA), the arms length body that governs a significant number of real estate professionals from every corner of the industry, including commercial brokers, commercial property managers, residential realtors, residential property managers, and mortgage brokers.
BOMA Calgary Commends the Provincial Government and Welcomes Positive Changes to Commercial Real Estate Regulations Introduced in Bill 20
June 03, 2020
“On behalf of Calgary’s commercial real estate industry BOMA Calgary would like to commend the provincial government for their strong action in reforming the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) to be responsive to the public, and more relevant to the industries that it regulates.
Power Outage in Downtown Calgary
October 13, 2014
The recent fire in Calgary’s downtown core happened on Saturday October 11 at approximately 8 pm, and has affected many of the commercial high-rise and residential locations in the west part of the downtown core. The power outage has been reduced to locations between 4th Ave. SW and 7th Ave.
It’s a Simple Matter of Public Safety
August 13, 2014
(Note: The opinions expressed herein are solely those of the writer and do not necessarily represent the views or the position of BOMA Calgary.) During any construction project, public safety is paramount. This concept applies equally to those on the job site and members of the public.
It is Way Past Time to Re-think Calgary’s Downtown Parking
August 07, 2014
There is nothing more emotional in urban development than parking. Those coming downtown expect to find a parking spot fairly close to their destination. If they are not familiar with downtown that task may be a little daunting. For most people, driving to the core is the most efficient mode of travel.
Updated BOMA MGA White Papers
July 31, 2014
The Municipal Government Act is the enabling legislation for municipalities across Alberta, and has significant consequences on the way cities plan development and tax their citizens and businesses.
Could Calgary Become Like Detroit?
July 29, 2014
By William Partridge (with Lloyd Suchet) (Note: The opinions stated in this blog are solely my own. These opinions do not necessarily represent the views or the position of BOMA Calgary.) There is no question the growth of Calgary’s population has been very significant.
Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference
June 10, 2014
On June 3, the 9th Annual Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference took place at the Telus Convention Centre. Focused on strategies, issues, practices and trends in real estate leasing for the office, industrial and retail markets, real estate professionals gained insight through round table discussions and a series of break out educational sessions.
Time for a Review of Downtown Parking Policies
April 24, 2014
In the coming months, Calgary City Council will decide whether to conduct a review of their Downtown Parking Strategy.
BOMA Calgary Cycle Track Submission
April 11, 2014
Next week, City Council’s Transportation and Transit Committee will consider the proposed City Centre Cycle Track Network. Over the past 6 months, BOMA has engaged with our membership on this issue through surveys, industry specific information sessions with the City, information sharing through our weekly eNews, as well as discussion within the Government Affairs Committee.