September 7, 2021
Association News

With the return of large gatherings and in-person events, new phases of PHO regulations and a surprise federal election, September is certainly shaping up to be a month of change! As we adapt to new norms and the challenges they may bring, we approach autumn with optimism for the good things to come.
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Regulatory News
Source: Saanich News
New rules for commercial groundwater users will take effect in March 2022 and require businesses to pay water fees and rentals if they pull from wells.
Government Affairs
Source: Government of BC
The province has annouced it will be offering event organizers recovery grants up to $250,000 (per event) to help offset the losses caused by COVID-19.
Source: Daily Hive/Urbanized
The historic Sinclair Centre may see significant vertical office space in the near future. The federal government redevelopment has a budget of around $500 million.

Coming from a diverse background in digital design, photography and business communications, Logan joined the BOMA team in mid-August. Along with managing all future media and marketing initiatives, he will be supporting our Senior Manager, Events & Member Services, Kiomi Lutz.

You can contact logan at or through any of our social channels.

In August, we enjoyed the celebratory return of the BOMA Golf Classic, our first in-person event of 2021! View our pictures and a video from this tee-rific day.
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Events & Education

The Welcome Back Boat Cruise Presented by Community Fire Prevention

Registration for the Welcome Back Boat Cruise Presented by Community Fire Prevention closes on Wednesday, Sept. 8 — Don't miss this mariner masquerade!

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Good to Know
FortisBC Energy Inc (FortisBC) is seeking input from customers interested in purchasing Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) beginning as early as the fourth quarter of 2021.
Source: Rave Mobile Saftey
Featuring a panel of diverse industry experts, the Rave Summit is a (live) three-day online seminar centred on establishing and maintaining safe environments for communities, campuses and workplaces.
Modern Niagara Vancouver Inc.
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Event Calendar
Sep 2021
Digital Parcel Lockers
Learn about the latest technology and digital parcel locker space trends at our webinar, hosted by Quadient Business Director and commercial parcel systems industry expert Rob Zinsky.
Sep 2021
Welcome Back Mardi Gras Boat Cruise presented by Community Fire Prevention
Bring your beads and boas and join us a three-hour Mardi Gras-themed harbour cruise featuring, music, dancing, refreshments a photo booth, a scavenger hunt and more! *** Registration closes Sept. 8, 2021 ***
Sep 2021
BOMA BC and ZEBx Deep Emissions Retrofit Dialogue
BOMA BC is co-hosting the first in a series of ZEBx events focusing on deep emissions retrofits.
Sep 2021
September Luncheon – Suburban office space: What’s next?
Join us for our first Luncheon of 2021! Learn and network with our panel of industry experts as we discuss the rise and implications of the suburban office expansion.
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National News
Source: REMI Network
“As office workers continue returning to their places of employment, concerns over COVID-19 persist, especially as new variants continue to wreak havoc. Bradley Corp.’s latest Healthy Handwashing Survey found that in response, employees are taking preventive actions.”
Source: Financial Post
Along with significant cost savings, remote/hybrid offices carry attractive benefits for employees—and their employers.
Around the Industry
Source: Western Investor
Promising data shows that September should be a month of recovery for Metro Vancouver’s commercial real estate sector, but the pandemic’s fourth wave may put a stop to that.
Source: Times Colonist
Reliance Properties is planning a 6.7-acre development in downtown Victoria, which could be one of the largest developments in the city.
Source: Real Estate News EXchange
“Joseph Nakhla founded a software company in 2012, moved into property technology and most recently has also entered the world of property management.”