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Common Question About Rent Tax Reduction

We have had a number of questions regarding the reduction of rent tax in the State of Florida. There is confusion regarding which leases are subject to the new rates on January 1, 2018. Brief Background on Rent Tax Florida has been the only state in the United State to charge tax on rents. The com...

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Renewal Deadline Approaching for National Flood Insurance Program

On September 30, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire unless the U.S. Congress votes to renew the program without a lapse. The NFIP is primarily responsible for providing flood coverage; standard property insurance policies do not cover flood damage and even some pr...

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New Law to Help with Drive-by Lawsuits

Property owners and managers may see some relief to the frivolous lawsuits that have plagued the commercial real estate industry since with the tightening of building codes related to the American Disabilities Act. There is no doubt that the civil rights laws have improved accessibility to office...

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Honoring Norm Liebman

We regret to announce the passing of yet another member of our community.  Norman Liebman passed away this weekend after a battle with cancer. He worked for Advanced Power Technologies and had been a BOMA Fort Lauderdale / Palm Beaches member for well over twenty years. Everyone who knew ...

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CRE Energy Efficiency Program Just Got Better

The best just got better! The BOMA Energy Efficiency Program, or BEEP© now includes the addition of two new supplementary courses to help property professionals like you reach their sustainability goals. BEEP® v2.0 is a six-module series updated recently to reflect...

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A South Florida CRE Icon Passes

BOMA Fort Lauderdale / Palm Beaches joins the rest of the commercial real estate community as we grieve the loss of a pioneer and industry icon.  Always informative, insightful and never boring, we had the honor of Mr. Stiles speaking at one of our general meetings this year and enjoyed lear...

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Hurricane Irma Resource: Service member directory by category

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CBRE: Demographic Shifts Boosting Demand for Healthcare Real Estate

An aging population and an increase in the number of people insured because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have boosted demand for medical office space in recent years, and the long-term outlook for the U.S. healthcare real estate sector remains strong, according to CBRE’s recently released ...

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Analysis of ASHRAE Standard Changes Released

The 2016 edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1, Energy Efficiency Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, incorporates more than 120 updates to the 2013 version. During its development, BOMA International’s codes team worked to ensure the interests ...

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Upcoming Conferences

National Issues Conference: Local EditionSeptember 15-22, 2017Local district offices BOMA FL Annual Meeting     more information here http://www.bomaflorida.org/Calendar 2017 BAE Leadership ConferenceOctober 26-28, 2017Washington, D.C. 2018 Winter Business ...

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