Energy-efficiency measures paying off for commercial building owners, says BOMA study


According to a study of data from the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International’s Experience Exchange Report (EER) by Kingsley Associates, the commercial real estate industry’s ongoing focus on energy efficiency has resulted in a downward trend in total operating expenses.


Viewpoint - Existing Building Upgrade

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NYC Most, Huntsville Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets

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office market, and Huntsville, AL is the least expensive, according to Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International. Using data from its 2016 Office Experience Exchange Report (Office EER), BOMA has compiled a list of the most and least expensive office markets in the U.S.,

The Effectiveness of BOMA BESt and LEED Canada EB:O&M in Greening Commercial Buildings

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Viewpoint AIBC BOMA BESt BOMA BESt certification By Dr. Mark Gorgolewski LEED Canada EB:O&M LEED rating Richard RoosIt is becoming increasingly recognized that the majority of the building stock that will be in use in 20 or 30 years time is already built.

BOMA International joins coalition to standardize how buildings are measured


BOMA International recently joined the International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC). With so many different methods of measuring floor space in use, it makes it difficult for global investors and tenants to accurately compare space, BOMA says. The coalition includes professional and non-governmental organizations from around the world and is focused on developing a principle-based standard for the way buildings are measured globally.

First international buildings among 700-plus certified by BOMA 360 Performance Program


In the first quarter of 2014, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International certified 66 properties in the BOMA 360 Performance Program ® for commercial real estate markets across the U.S and, for the first time, abroad. The Hongo Segawa Building in Tokyo and Bankers Hall and the Exchange Tower in Canada were the first such properties to achieve certification outside of the U.S. read more. Standards Codes and Standards

DOE Releases Green Lease Website, and More Musings on the Split Incentive "Problem"

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The Department of Energy and several interesting partners (both BOMA and NRDC, for example) have launched a website consolidating green lease resources. Articles BOMA department of energy doe green lease incentive lease nrdc split incentiveIt is available here. A number of public agency versions of leases, as well as some guidance documents are included.

Building performance assessment - iiSBE Canada project to close the loop between theory and practice

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No evidence that mandatory building energy labeling improves efficiency, study says


The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB) released a report, “ An Economic Perspective on Building Labeling Policies ,” that questions the efficacy of mandatory building energy labeling.

What you missed last week: Architecture billings up again; record year for hotel renovations; nation's most expensive real estate markets


BD+C ''s roundup of the top construction market news for the week of August 18 includes the latest architecture billings index from AIA and a BOMA study on the nation''s most and least expensive commercial real estate markets.