BOMA BC eNews
October 12, 2022
Association News
How does British Columbia's most populated city maintain a safe and vibrant community while supporting people experiencing homelessness, addiction, and mental health issues?

Join our panel of speakers for a discussion on how the city of Vancouver has approached this challenge, what they hope to achieve in the future, and what resources are available for business owners and property managers.
 
We had seven new members join the Association in September – please join us in welcoming them to BOMA BC!
 
After many years at the United Kingdom Building, the BOMA BC office is moving a block east to Harbour Centre.
 
As of Monday, October 17th/22, our new address will be:

Building Owners and Managers Association of BC
2200 – 555 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 4N6
 
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Regulatory News
Source: REMI Network/Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council released its Validation and Auditing Technology Resource Guide and Directory, which instructs building operators on cleaning guidelines.
Government Affairs
Source: REMI Network/Canadian Facility Management & Design

The Government of Canada is offering $64 million for accessibility upgrades in workplaces and communities under the Enabling Accessibility Fund.
Bartlett Tree Experts
Grime Fighters Service Group
Events & Education
Well-defined water management and risk mitigation strategies are essential for effectively managing properties and portfolios across all asset classes.
 
Join our speaker from Alert Labs as we cover the benefits of leveraging real-time and historical data-driven business intelligence for: managing water usage, reducing operational costs, supporting ESG reporting, and mitigating water damage.

QBT Session - Watertight: Risk Mitigation & Tech-driven Water Management Strategies,
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022, 11:30 am - 1:00 PM PDT @ 1035 W. Pender Street, Pender Room, Vancouver, BC + Zoom
 
Roof maintenance programs help prevent premature deterioration and keep your roof in top working order.

To ensure your roof has the longest lifespan possible, follow these five maintenance tips this fall.
 
How energy and carbon-intensive is your office building?
 
Find out how you compare with others in British Columbia by reading the 2021 Benchmarking Report: BC Office Buildings created by our partners at PUMA Utility Monitoring Software & Services.
 
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Good to Know
Source: Real Estate News Exchange

Vancouver real estate company Low Tide Properties is building a 200,000 square feet life sciences building called Lab 29.
Reotech Construction Ltd.
Ultra-Tech Cleaning Systems Ltd
Event Calendar
18
Oct 2022
 
TNP Breakfast Club (waitlist)
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM PDT, Hydra Estiatorio at EXchange Hotel, 825 West Pender Street, Vancouver BC
20
Oct 2022
 
BOMA October Luncheon: Community Matters
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM PDT, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver BC
2
Nov 2022
 
QBT Session: Watertight: Risk Mitigation & Tech-driven Water Management Strategies
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM PDT, 1035 West Pender Street, Vancouver BC, and Zoom
9
Nov 2022
 
Women of BOMA - She Leads: A Discussion on Management
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM PDT, North Point Brewery Cafe, 1025 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver BC
17
Nov 2022
 
BOMA November Luncheon **SAVE THE DATE**
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM PDT, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver BC
2
Dec 2022
 
BOMA Christmas Luncheon: Under the Stars **SAVE-THE-DATE**
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT, Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 W Georgia Street, Vancouver BC
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National News
Source: REMI Network/Canadian Property Management

Canada gained more weight in the MSCI global property index that increased the overall market size by 8.5 per cent.
Around the Industry
Source: The University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia began construction of its $67.5 million fitness centre on its north campus that will open in late 2024.