February 15, 2019
Association News
  Representatives of SDM Realty Advisors receive their certificate
from BOMA BC's Energy Manager, David Salsberg.

The following member companies were recognized at the February Luncheon for achieving BOMA BEST certification:

-  S.D.M. Realty Advisors Inc.: Broadmead Village
-  Triovest Realty Advisors (BC) Inc.: Glenwood 5, Glenwood 6, and Glenwood 7
-  Warrington PCI Management: 333 Seymour Street and United Kingdom Building


Paul Mochrie (Deputy City Manager) and Andrea Law (Director, Development Services) from the City of Vancouver presented to a packed room of 150 people. Learning about how the city plans to decrease permit wait times was the focus of this luncheon. 

View the presentation here

You are encouraged to reach out directly to Andrea Law if you have ideas for improving the process, or if you would like to be part of the ongoing engagement.  

The deadline to enter the BOMA BC awards competition is March 11. This year's categories are: Building Operations Team, Health & Safety, Supplier/Contractor, Tenant Improvement, and Young Professional. Details at:

  BOMA Corporate Sponsor representatives  

As you can imagine, special events such as the Awards Gala, Golf Classic and Christmas Luncheon require a large budget to ensure success. These events would not be possible without the support of BOMA BC's Corporate Sponsors.

We are pleased to announce that Mott Electric has returned as Platinum Sponsor, as well as Gold Sponsors BFL CANADA, Cadillac Fairview and GDI Integrated Facility Services. View the full list of sponsors here

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Events & Education

Four local leaders got candid about their careers to a group of young professionals. The panelists (Michael Bishop, Jesse Hague, Lesley Heieis, Colin Murray) spoke about their first jobs, how they got into the industry, challenges they've faced, and where they see the industry headed, as well as gave advice on how to be successful.

If you have a young professional at your office who could benefit from extending their network, send their name and email address to

BOMA thanks QuadReal for providing the rooftop space, and Bee Clean Building Maintenance for their support of the TNP program. 

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Event Calendar
Mar 2019
BOMA Ski Day
Attendance is already up by 46% this year, with 82 attendees!
Mar 2019
2030 Resilient District for Buildings in Victoria & Saanich
This luncheon includes three speakers discussing key priorities for services from the District to address the unique needs for real estate in Saanich and Victoria.
Mar 2019
Seminar on EfficiencyBC
Stay tuned for more details!
Apr 2019
BOMA Annual General Meeting
All BOMA members are welcome to attend BOMA BC's complimentary AGM, to be held prior to the Luncheon.
Apr 2019
BOMA April Luncheon
Topic and speaker details to come!
May 2019
Awards Gala
Show support for your colleagues and clients as they celebrate their success.
Around the Industry
Source: BIV
A rezoning application has been filed for a 31-storey office building at 1166 West Pender St. between Bute and Thurlow streets in Coal Harbour.
Source: North Shore News
While property assessments for single-family homes have been falling across the North Shore, commercial assessments have been heading in the opposite direction — clocking in with dramatic increases for the second year in a row.
Source: Times Colonist
B.C. Assessment is doing its job with one hand tied behind its back when it comes to larger industrial, commercial and investment property valuations, according to a recently retired assessor.
Consistent demand and a lack of vacant space pushed Metro Vancouver industrial leasing rates up 16 per cent during 2018, according to CBRE‘s latest market report.
Source: The Province
Loblaws CityMarket is the latest tenant to move into the former Canada Post Office building in Downtown Vancouver.