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U.S. Macro Forecast: Nearing 10 Years And Still Looking Good

The U.S. economy remains strong, despite some increased economic volatility on the global level, according to a new report by Cushman & Wakefield. Asking rents are expected to continue to climb in the industrial sector, as e-commerce continues to drive demand for warehouse space. The office sect...

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BOMA Members Convene on Capitol Hill

This past Tuesday, March 12, dozens of BOMA members gathered on Capitol Hill to meet with their lawmakers as part of BOMA International’s 2019 New Congress Fly-In. Members from 17 different BOMA local associations across the United States traveled to Washington, D.C., and met with 64 legisla...

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Update on the Florida Building Code Hearing

The House Commerce Committee hearing on the Building Code met and no bill was considered.It was noted that Florida has the strongest Building Code of any state.  After an overview of the Code by Colton Madil, Legislative Affairs Director, DBPR, there was a panel discussion. Most of the panelist...

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What's the Buzz in Retail News Feb 2019

  BOMA Fort Lauderdale / Palm Beaches serves commercial real estate professionals that manage Office, Industrial, Medical, Retail, and Mixed Use properties. While there are overarching requirements for property management, the needs for property types differ from one another. Industry news o...

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What's the Buzz in Retail News Q1 2019

  BOMA Fort Lauderdale / Palm Beaches serves commercial real estate professionals that manage Office, Industrial, Medical, Retail, and Mixed Use properties. While there are overarching requirements for property management, the needs for property types differ from one another. Industry news o...

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State Sales Tax Rate for Rental, Lease, or License to Use Real Property Decreases to 5.7% on January 1, 2019

  State Sales Tax Rate for Rental, Lease, or License to Use Real Property Decreases to 5.7% on January 1, 2019 Effective January 1, 2019, the state sales tax rate imposed under section 212.031, Florida Statutes, on the total rent charged for renting, leasing, letting, or granting a license to...

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BOMA Florida Explains Proposed Amendments

    There is much confusion about several of the amendments because of “bundling” of unrelated issues in one amendment. For example, amendment number 9 bundles a prohibition against off-shore drilling with vaping in indoor workplaces – two unrelated issues on one ball...

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Slowdown is Talk of Recent Media Headlines

The headlines of several commercial real estate media outlets talked of slowdown (or downturns) in commercial real estate for 2019.  Here are few articles that we found:  Globe Street | By Paul Fiorilla | October 12, 2018 at 04:14 AM10 Factors That Could Cause the Next Downturn Bo...

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BOMA Prepares for Upcoming ICC Hearings

Public comments for the 2021 International Code Council (ICC) Group A code development cycle were released last week, and BOMA International’s codes team has already begun reviewing and analyzing these comments in advance of the upcoming Public Comment Hearings taking place October 24-31 in Ri...

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ENERGY STAR® Score Updates About to Take Place

ENERGY STAR® Score Updates About to Take Place During the update, Portfolio Manager® will be temporarily unavailable beginning on this Sunday, August 26. It is scheduled to be back online by the morning of Monday, August 27. The new metrics will be applied across all time periods,...

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