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Winter Interiors: How to beat fluctuating temperatures

November 12, 2014

Autumn in Calgary this year has been spectacular – sunny, warm days illuminating the changing colours of the city’s trees and shrubs. However, as lucky as we have been, Calgarians know what lies in the days ahead: cold winds, piles of snow and sloppy chinooks.

EnvironmentOHS & Safety
Floor Care for Winter Conditions

November 04, 2014

The leaves and the temperature are beginning to fall, a sure sign that Calgary’s winter is soon to arrive. Calgary’s winter climate, which swings from bitter cold, to blowing snow, to Chinook warmth creates a challenging environment in which to maintain snow and ice at your property.

Events & Community
Winter Preparation: 10 Things Building Managers Should do

October 30, 2014

Building Managers – get ready for winter! Check roofs and flashing – review to see what has been left on the roofs during the Calgary construction season. Look to see if any flashing has come loose during the warm weather months. Cladding – check to see that the cladding will withstand another winter blast.

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Mayor Nenshi and Enmax Announces Re-energization for 5:00 AM Thursday October 16

October 15, 2014

Power Outage in Downtown Calgary | Power to Resume Thursday October 16, 5:00 AM Mayor Nenshi and Enmax have announced that the power in the west section of downtown will resume at 5:00 am on Thursday October 16, 2014.

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Preparing for Power to Resume (Downtown Power Outage)

October 15, 2014

RE-ENTRY PROCESSES FOR BUILDING OWNERS AND MANAGERS Updated 18:27 hrs. RE-ENTRY PROCESSES FOR BUILDING OWNERS AND MANAGERS If you have engaged professionals to control or support you re-energization, please consult with them on the suggestions below. Prior to Switchover Communicate with your tenants and occupants to keep them apprised.

AdvocacyEvents & Community
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.

Professional Development
Young Professionals Exclusive at the Calgary Real Estate Forum

October 01, 2014

BOMA Calgary has been a sponsor of this commercial real estate event since 2003, and has been reviewing the program of speakers and topics in advance of the upcoming conference.

Advocacy
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.

AwardsEvents & Community
BOMA Awards Recipient Profile: Primaris REIT

June 11, 2014

On Thursday May 8, BOMA Calgary hosted the 2014 TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards. Over the next couple weeks we’ll check in with our recipients to find out what the award meant for their team!

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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.

Events & Community
Creating AA Space in a B Building

June 09, 2014

On May 28th, the BOMA Calgary Breakfast Series continued with a presentation by Patricia Evans, Principal of Sizeland Evans Interior Design Inc. Hosted by BOMA, with venue provided by Hines Canada, Patricia presented “Creating AA Space in a B Building” to a group of BOMA members.

EnvironmentEvents & Community
Environment Week Tip of the Day!

June 04, 2014

Canadian Environment Week is June 1 – 7 (2 – 6 for the business week). The City of Calgary will celebrate in various ways, including the Mayor’s Environment Expo and the annual Commuter Challenge.