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BOMA in a Nutshell

 

A snapshot of activities, resources and programs that matter to you.

Every year, BOMA is out in front providing members like you with the tools and information you need to
turn challenges into opportunities. BOMA is your strategic business partner, offering world-class education
and training; award-winning publications, research and benchmarking data; and federal, state and building
code advocacy that tirelessly protects the commercial real estate industry. In 2018…


BOMA made your voice heard on Capitol Hill, in your state and local government and with code officials.

  • BOMA International defended the ENERGY STAR program from elimination to ensure you continue
    to have access to free benchmarking tools and energy-saving strategies.
  • BOMA International President Henry Chamberlain testified before Congress on the importance of
    making permanent and modernizing the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction,
    commonly referred to as 179D, to offset the cost of your energy-efficient capital improvements.
  • BOMA International’s codes team has continued to protect your interests during the 2021
    International Code Council (ICC) Group A code development cycle. Through BOMA’s efforts during
    the last ICC code cycle, properties saved approximately $6 a square foot, mostly in avoided costs.

BOMA offered you world-class professional development and education to help you grow in your career.

  • BOMA presents a wide array of education programs, from in-person events to online learning
    opportunities, to help train new staff, solve operational problems and advance your career.
  • Your BOMA membership also gives you the power to strengthen your resume and offers you
    opportunities to develop and hone leadership skills that can be used on the job.

BOMA gave you the tools and resources to improve buildings operations and the bottom line.

  • BOMA offers programs, tools and best practices to help you evaluate and improve your building
    operations and position your properties for higher rental rates, higher tenant satisfaction scores
    and better performance in a competitive marketplace. These include the BOMA 360 building
    designation, the Office and Industrial EER benchmarking reports and BOMA’s world-renown floor
    measurement standards.
  • Your BOMA membership gives you access to member-only discounts and rebates on the supplies,
    materials and services you purchase every day, including a 2 percent rebate on your Home Depot
    purchases through BOMA’s exclusive member benefit program. More than $4 million has been
    rebated to BOMA members through The Home Depot rebate program this past year alone.

BOMA connected you to the best business network in the commercial real estate industry.

  • BOMA helps you develop your emerging leaders and new talent through scholarships, mentoring
    and leadership counseling.
  • Through your BOMA membership, you can connect with like-minded peers, collaborate on new
    ideas, share best practices and meet people who can help you take your career to the next level.

The more you get involved in BOMA, the more you get out of it. But you can only get involved in BOMA if
you’re a BOMA member.

Take the next step: Renew your BOMA membership now!

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