January 8, 2019
Association News



Save a considerable amount of money by registering ASAP for BOMA BC's most fun event of the year. Whether you ski, snowboard or prefer spending time in Whistler Village, this event is a must. Everyone boards our comfortable private coach in the morning, which brings us back to Vancouver after dinner. Lunch and dinner are included, and everyone meets for apres-drinks in the afternoon. It's the perfect way to say thank you to a valued client or employee. 
For full details, visit the event listing


It's time to pat yourself on the back for the last year or two of dedication and superior service. Winning an award will provide well-deserved exposure for you and your company. Click on any of the following award headings for more info:

Building Operations Team
Health & Safety
Tenant Improvement
Young Professional

Entry deadline: March 11, 2019


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BC Hydro and Power Authority
Cut your energy costs by over $3,000 a year with new equipment upgrades. We’ll give your business funding to get started on energy-efficient upgrades.
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Events & Education

Your lunch registration provides you with free access to the BUILDEX Vancouver tradeshow, taking place on February 13 and 14 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Details to follow on the keynote speaker and topic. 

Don't forget to visit us at booth number 1045! You may see a familiar board member or committee chair manning the booth. 

If you aspire to either take your career to the next level, or be a leader in commercial real estate, hear from and network with a panel of four local BOMA members who have a wealth of industry experience. This moderated session will explain how each panelist got to where they are today, the challenges they faced, the characteristics needed for job success, and where they see the industry heading.

The panelists are: Michael Bishop, Vice President of Asset and Property Management, Low Tide Properties; Jesse Hague, General Manager, Oxford Properties Group; Lesley Heieis, Vice President and Managing Broker, Colliers International; and Colin Murray, President, West Pender Property Group. 

Event details and registration

Good to Know

If you're looking for a contractor, use BOMA's searchable Online Buyers Guide. Just type in the kind of service you are looking for and a list of local BOMA BC members who offer that service will appear. There's also an advanced search feature by city.

Go to the Online Buyers Guide.

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Event Calendar
Feb 2019
TNP Panel Session with Leaders in Property Management
If you work in real estate, are 40ish or under, and aspire to move up the corporate ladder, don't miss this session!
Feb 2019
BOMA February Luncheon
Your lunch registration also gets you free access to the BUILDEX Vancouver tradeshow.
Mar 2019
BOMA Ski Day
Whether you prefer winter sports or strolling around Whistler Village, this event's for you! It's also our most fun event of the year.
Apr 2019
BOMA BC Annual General Meeting
This is a complimentary event. Registration isn't open yet but please save the date.
Apr 2019
BOMA April Luncheon
Details on the keynote speaker and topic to come!
May 2019
BOMA BC Awards Gala
Attend in support of your colleagues and clients who are up for an award. Save the date!
Jul 2019
BOMA Boat Cruise
Stay tuned for details on the theme of this year's harbour cruise.
Aug 2019
BOMA Golf Classic
We're back at Northview Golf & Country Club. It's too early to register but details on the event have been posted.
Around the Industry
Source: Vancouver Courier/Western Investor

Metro Vancouver’s low vacancy rates, high prices and continued development are giving the area what may be the best market conditions for commercial and industrial real estate in Canada, according to market analysts.
Source: Real Estate News Exchange

While countries like China are investing in Canadian commercial properties less and less, domestic capital is making up for the drop in foreign investments.
Source: Real Estate News Exchange

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust has acquired six infill properties for $125 million, with three of those in Vancouver.
Source: Business in Vancouver

While online shops continue to impact brick-and-mortar store sales, some retailers and developers are optimistic that 2019 is a good time to invest in different spaces in B.C., including 510 West Broadway in Vancouver.
Source: Commercial Café

Wood isn’t a new building material, but it is re-emerging stronger than ever thanks to cross-laminated timber, a type of wood panel that acts more like steel than wood. Not only is it strong, but it brings environmental, safety and wellbeing benefits to the commercial real estate industry.

Time is running out to renew your company's membership with BOMA BC. If you're having trouble renewing (the link was emailed to Principal members), Kiomi Lutz is available to help. Please email her at