January 11, 2022
Association News
In partnership with Altus Group, we are pleased to provide the 2022 Office Property Assessment Report for the Greater Vancouver, Victoria, and Kelowna areas.
We’re thrilled to welcome a new face to the BOMA BC team. Zach Segal started as our new Director of Government Relations on Monday. He will be leading our advocacy efforts, working closely with members to understand the impact legislative and regulatory changes have on your business. He will be representing BOMA BC and our members at stakeholder meetings and managing our new Advocacy Committee.
Feel free to reach out to him at or 604-684-3916 x. 225.

Learn more about Zach in his bio.
Open now for submissions, the BOMA BC Awards Program acknowledges the buildings and companies that have exhibited the highest standards. It highlights the merit of management teams and the individuals and businesses that have significantly improved the commercial real estate industry.
Deadline to apply is March 11, 2022.
Please note: some awards take longer to apply for than others, so make sure to get your entries in early!
As we enter what will surely be an exceptional period of growth for our industry, we look forward to bringing you more unique networking events and high-value seminars than ever before. BOMA BC is prepared to adapt to any changes in guidelines and will inform you of new policies affecting your business.
Together, we will continue to be a prominent voice in the commercial real estate industry — join us!
Tailored Services Dedicated to Property Managers
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Government Affairs
The province has created an online survey to gain your feedback on how to make buildings more accessible. Share your opinion today and help ensure that the BC Building Code includes changes to make accessibility a top priority in the years to come.
 Available now in various languages, the survey will be open for submissions until Jan. 13, 2022.
Source: Canadian Property Management/REMI Network

The federal government has proposed a tax credit that would provide air filtration improvement rebates up to $10,000 for qualifying small businesses.
Bartlett Tree Experts
IntercomLux Management
Events & Education
What is ponding water, what does it mean for your building, and how can it be stopped?

Learn how to prevent this common flat roofing issue by noticing the early warning signs before the damage is done.
Canada’s largest janitorial service provider
For over 50 years, Bee-Clean Building Maintenance has been providing expert cleaning, restoration, consulting and facilities services to valued clients in the public and private sectors, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year: Our Business is taking care of yours.
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Good to Know
Clear out those old bikes and donate to a good cause.
Vancouver community bike shop and DIY repair centre, Our Community Bikes (OCB), will pick up abandoned bikes from your building(s) ($30/bike — minimum pick up of $250).

Their service includes:
- Cutting any locks
- Recycling poor quality bikes
- Refurbishing better bikes for the OCB program

To learn more about OCB, visit their website.

To donate/schedule a bike pick up at your location(s), click the button below.
Source: Facility Cleaning & Maintenance/REMI Network
More than one-third of respondents in a new survey from the Cleaning Coalition of America would consider quitting if the offices they work in weren’t cleaned properly.
Modern Niagara Vancouver Inc.
Ultra-Tech Cleaning Systems Ltd
Event Calendar
Jan 2022
City of Vancouver Operating Permits (Water Systems) - Results from 2021 and What You Need to Know for 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST | Zoom
Feb 2022
February QBT - Why PVC is the Sustainable Choice for Building Envelope
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST | Zoom
Feb 2022
How 3D Digital Twins are improving FM with 360 Imagery
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST | Zoom
Mar 2022
BOMA Ski Day
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM PST | Whistler, BC
C & W Services®
C&W Services is proud to serve more than 600 leading commercial, industrial, educational and public venue clients across North America. Our new Level Up services incorporate best practices instituted in response to COVID-19 to ensure the safety of our employees and our clients’ occupants.
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Around the Industry
Source: Business in Vancouver

According CBRE’s 2021 Canadian Real Estate Lender’s Report, lenders hope to place their money in three cities, including Vancouver, and two specific sectors — residential and industrial.
Source: BC Business
As millennials migrate to more affordable areas of the province, job locations may shift in the future, presenting an interesting opportunity for cities like Surrey.
Source: CTV News/Vancouver Island
Victoria City Council has approved the construction of a new office building downtown across from the Victoria Conference Centre, which will serve as a new regional headquarters for Telus.
Source: Daily Hive/Urbanized

For the fourth year in a row, Surrey city council has approved a 2.9% property tax increase, which will support the city’s 2022 operating budget of $528 million.