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Action Needed: Florida Fire Prevention Code Has Been Updated

FLORIDA FIRE CODE: IN-BUILDING SIGNAL COVERAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS The Florida Fire Prevention Code requires local jurisdictions to mandate in-building radio signal strength levels to assist first responders. As a December 31, 2019 deadline approaches, it’s time to det...

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Broward County BDA Committee Meeting on Tuesday, Sept 17th 

  Committee seeks feedback from the public     The BDA Committee under the Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals will have its next meeting on Tuesday, September 17th at 1:30pm. The meeting is open to the public, and Broward County is looking for input/feedback on the ...

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BOMA International's Advocacy Update

  FEDERAL BOMA-Backed Energy Efficiency Incentive Gains Traction with Senate Leaders Though currently expired, the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction(commonly referred to as 179D) is the only federal incentive for commercial building owners to increase the energy e...

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Welcome New Members - August

We are pleased to announce the newest member to BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches community.  Kevin Ault – Grover Corlew Maria Frances – Berger Commercial Realty Corp. Benjamin Genet – Genet Property Group John Jolley – Foundry Commercial ...

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BOMA International's Advocacy Update

  Several weeks ago, the BOMA International Advocacy issued an Advocacy Update. Following are just a couple of examples of how the committee works for Commercial Real Estate Building Owners and Managers.  U.S. Senate Introduces BOMA-Backed Energy Efficiency Legislation Senators Rob ...

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Adapt & Adjust: How Flexible Are Your Leadership Skills?

  That is the essential question being posed by Catherine Ruvolo and Carla Suskin, principals of the leadership consultancy Lead Together Now. And nowhere else is team leadership more important than in commercial real estate, where property professionals often lead large building teams to su...

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60 Seconds with BOMA International's New Chair

  Just a few hours before Scott O. Jones, PE, was sworn in as the 2019-2020 Chair and Chief Elected Officer of BOMA International, they put the friendly Louisiana native in the “hot seat” for a lightning-round of introductory questions. Get to know Scott in 60 seconds w...

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Your Security Camera: If It Only Had a Brain

  How are your security cameras and the Scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz alike? Yep, they both need a brain. Or, so says one artificial intelligence (AI) expert, Brent Boekestein, CEO and co-founder of AI-enabled video analytics software provider Vintra. Boekestein, who spoke at th...

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Welcome New Members - July

We are pleased to announce the newest member to BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches community.  Shaz Ali – Marsden South Julie Palmer-Nicholson – Vanderbilt Office Properties, LLC Lisa Kavanagh – Easton & Associates Management

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2019 Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit

BOMA International's President and Chief Operating Officer Provides an Update of the Better Buildings Summit This year's Better Buildings Summit (https://betterbuildingsinitiative.energy.gov/summit) was held in Northern Virginia with BOMA's Director of State and Local Affairs Ken Rosenfel...

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