April 13, 2022
Association News
The New Professionals (TNP) group recently had the opportunity to engage in an intimate Q&A session with international entrepreneur business leader Chip Wilson. During this 1-hour networking event, Chip shared his insights on influential corporate culture and the importance of integrity.
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Regulatory News
The City of Vancouver is modernizing the Zoning and Development By-law to make it easier to use and understand. The modifications will involve improvements to the format, organization, and wording through clearer rules, more diagrams, and consolidating rules. 
Government Affairs
In March and April 2022, BOMA BC facilitated two consultations and a webinar between the City of Vancouver and BOMA BC members to review Vancouver’s draft regulations that will set carbon pollution limits for existing commercial buildings.  City Council will be voting on these draft regulations on May 18th, 2022.
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Events & Education
In partnership with Mechanical Contractors Association of BC (MCAB), internationally acclaimed business coach and strategist Steve J. Thomas will lead us on an interactive workshop surrounding corporate culture and identifying key communication opportunities.

Register today for Taking the Lead: Culture is as Leadership Does!
This session has been re-scheduled for JUNE 1. 

Led by nationally certified emergency management instructor and training manager for Guardteck Security Corp., Aaron Billesberger, learn to develop an adaptable security strategy to prevent potential risks and threats of violence in your workplace.
Tremco offers advice on upgrades and maintenance of rooftop safety. Many existing safety systems have been in place for 20 years, and it is essential to ensure the safety of your rooftops is maintained up to current OSHA standards.
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Good to Know

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the HVAC systems in many commercial buildings were found wanting, but the industry has come back with innovations to make workplaces healthier.
Source: Real Estate News Exchange

An investor is being sought to develop and lease a Vancouver International Airport standalone site.
Near the YVR Cargo Village on the terminal grounds, the site is a partially built central utilities building that is part of the airport authority’s net-zero expansion plan.
Source: The REMI Network

Co-working space provider IWG shared data indicating that visits to their 130 in-person office locations across Canada increased by 45 per cent from January to March 2022. All major cities witnessed similar increases in people working from the office with Toronto visits up 43 per cent since January, followed by Montreal (42 per cent), Vancouver (42 per cent) and Calgary (41 per cent).
Source: Western Investor

A new market outlook released this week by commercial real estate company CBRE Ltd. indicates that optimism has returned to Victoria’s commercial real estate market, for industrial, office and retail real estate as well as multi-family residential development, suggesting that there is plenty of demand in Greater Victoria, B.C., across all sectors.
St. John Ambulance is endeavouring to install 1000 publicly accessible AEDs across the program to empower public safety with their Start Me Up BC program. 
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Event Calendar
Apr 2022
Taking the Lead: Culture is as Leadership Does
Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Oceanic Plaza, Pender Room, 1035 West Pender Street, Vancouver BC
Apr 2022
BOMA Annual General Meeting
Thursday, April 21st, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM PST Fairmont Waterfront Hotel 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver Nootka Room
Apr 2022
BOMA April Luncheon – The Post: A Historic Redevelopment **SOLD OUT**
Thursday, April 21st, 2022 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM PST Fairmont Waterfront Hotel 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver Mackenzie Ballroom
May 2022
Strategic Energy Management & Carbon Reduction - From Start to Finish
Tuesday, May 10th, 17th & 31st, 2022 (Three Sessions) 12:00 PM PST | Zoom
May 2022
TNP Breakfast Club
Wednesday, May 11th, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM PDT | Hydra Estiatorio at EXchange Hotel, 825 West Pender Street
May 2022
BOMA Awards Gala
Thursday, May 26th, 2022 | 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM PDT Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Waterfront Ballroom 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver BC
Jun 2022
QBT Session: Security and Preventing Violence in the Workplace
Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM PDT 1035 West Pender Street, Pender Meeting Room Vancouver, BC
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Around the Industry
Source: Cranbrook Daily Townsman

Cranbrook city council approved a development permit for a vacant lot along the highway corridor running through the town. Located at 1833 Cranbrook St. N, the project will feature a Popeyes Louisiana Chicken franchise, while the commercial building will provide space for independent retail businesses.
Source: Energetic City

A business owner in Fort St. John wants to build a new commercial multi-tenant office building over three parking lots on 101 Avenue. The applicant wants to combine three parking lots at 9708, 9712, and 9716 101 Avenue and conduct the appropriate rezoning. City council will decide on zoning amendments for the proposed commercial property during Monday’s council meeting.
Source: DailyHive

The Fraser Valley Regional District has approved a plan for the Hemlock Valley, which will allow the  Sasquatch Mountain Resort (SMR) a massive expansion into an all-season destination resort.