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Defeat of Amendment 1 Positions Florida for Solar Growth

On November 8th, Florida voters rejected Amendment 1 – the utility-backed proposal that sought to limit the growth of customer-owned solar power in the Sunshine State. In what is being called a David and Goliath battle, a bi-partisan grassroots coalition of more that 200 organizatio...

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NAI/MERIN HUNTER CODMAN COMPLETES A QUARTER BILLION DOLLARS IN SALES IN FIVE MONTHS

West Palm Beach, Fla. – It has been a busy few months for NAI/Merin Hunter Codman. Since June of this year, Palm Beach County's largest privately held commercial real estate services firm has represented buyers and sellers in approximately $250 million of commercial real estate sa...

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Eight Broward and Palm Beach Commercial Real Estate Properties Qualify to Compete in 9-State Regional Competition

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (November 7, 2016) — Over 350 building owners, property managers and service providers were in attendance as Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches announced the winners of the esteemed ‘The Outstanding Building of Year&rs...

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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS - October

    BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches was honored to welcome these new (and returning) members:  Julio Acevedo – Vanderbilt Office Properties, LLC Lori Anderson- Thermal Concepts, Inc. Gary Conrad – Admiral Security Craig Dallas – CP Rankin Scott Eccleston...

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What's A Happening with Florida Building Code

Submitted by Jeffery Gross, BOMA Building Codes After a ust got out of a meeting of the Florida Building Commission (FBC) in beautiful Gainesville Florida.  With the Governor's appointment of Dianna Worrall to represented disabled community, the Commission, for the first time in y...

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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: ROTH LIGHTING

BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches mission is to enhance value in commercial real estate through advocacy, education and networking. We couldn’t do that without the support of our members and valued sponsors. Each year, there are companies that go above and beyond in their support for the organ...

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Mink and Mink, Inc. Announces Sale of Commercial Flex Space Condo

The Seller was represented by Mink and Mink’s Broker Associate, Nikki Smith, also a LEED Green Associate. This 1,978 square foot commercial condo unit in Dania Beach has an 85% office and 15% warehouse use allocation. The Buyer, Atlantic Radio Telephone, has been providing communication and n...

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ADA Legislation Introduced in the U.S. Senate

Last week, Senators Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) introduced legislation in the U.S. Senate that would amend the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to curb the practice of “drive-by” lawsuits. S. 3446, or “The ADA Education and Reform Act,” provides a &ld...

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Midgard Achieves Significant Sustainability Certification

1201 AND 1475 CROWN CENTER RECEIVES THREE GREEN GLOBE CERTIFICATION Midgard Group announced that 1201 Crown Center and 1475 Crown Center were recently certified with Three Green Globes by the Green Building Initiative, the equivalent to LEED Gold. According to The Green Globes Initiative, 120...

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Automation for Older Buildings Can Be Feasible

There was a time when it was not possible to automate older buildings due to structure and costs. To retrofit an older building or building with historical significance with a Building Automation System (BAS) was expensive and sometimes impossible due to physical or structural limitations. Advancem...

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