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  • August 19, 2021 1:30 PM | Anonymous

    We would like to provide an update on how BOMA International is responding to the tragic condominium collapse in Surfside, Fla. After careful consideration, BOMA International decided to co-convene a building safety symposium this past Tuesday with the International Code Council and the National Institute of Building Sciences. The daylong event, “Ensuring the Safety of Existing Buildings,” was hosted in West Palm Beach, Fla., by the Building Officials Association of Florida. 

    While the situation in Surfside is unrelated to commercial real estate, we thought it was important that BOMA help lead this national conversation on building safety. I moderated a panel on “Property Management and the Real Estate Industry” that included BOMA Government Affairs Committee chair Mary Lantz of JLL and BOMA Fellow John Scott of Colliers.

    The goal of the day was to establish a channel for the building safety community to develop information to help inform policy makers as they consider questions raised by the collapse of Champlain Towers South.  The event did not address the causation of the building collapse while investigations continue, but focused on broader questions related to maintenance, inspections, structural safety, and the application of current building codes and standards. Participants in this initial gathering represented a wide range of organizations, including experts from the code enforcement, building, construction, design and real estate communities.  

    This meeting covered a lot of ground in one day and is expected to lead to further discussions.  We’ll continue to keep you informed, and please let us know if you have questions or need any help with this issue.

    Ken 

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    Ken Rosenfeld

    Director of State and Local Affairs

    BOMA International

    1101 15th Street NW, Suite 800

    Washington, DC  20005

    krosenfeld@boma.org

    202-326-6364 (direct)


  • December 18, 2020 2:57 PM | Anonymous

    On behalf of our nomination committee chair, Chris Yeakey of Scannell, BOMA Indianapolis would like to congratulate the new members to our board:

    Ashlee Boyd of Thompson Thrift

    Stephen Lindley of Strategic Capital Partners

    Dan Phair of Holladay Properties

    Tom McKneight of Robinson Park


    The board of directors would also like announce our new officers for 2021

    Tristan Glover of Zeller

    Brittany Ahlbrand of JLL

    Christopher Horsley of Hokanson

    Adam Chavers of Browning

    Steve Brian of ServiceMaster by Crossroads Restoration retains his chairman seat.

    Bob Kort of Kort Builders retains his co-chair seat.

  • November 08, 2020 8:49 PM | Anonymous

    Nov 8, 2020 - We have learned from several news sources that IMPD officers have been alerted in regards to the Dreasjon Reed grand jury potentially releasing its findings as early as Monday, Nov. 9th.  We will be keeping close contact with IMPD and update you as the need arises.  As always, if something seems out of place, alert the authorities by calling 911. 

  • September 24, 2020 3:33 PM | Anonymous

    The Benchmarking and Transparency Ordinance draft is now posted online here. The ordinance is still in draft stages and would like to provide an opportunity for public feedback.  The City of Indianapolis invites you to read through the draft and comment as you see fit. This is will be posted and accepting comments through October 26th


  • August 13, 2020 1:00 PM | Anonymous

    Thirty BOMA Members gave back to Frederick Douglas Park today!  

    This Indy Park gem is getting ready to celebrate 100 years.  Members painted benches and picnic tables, striped the parking lot and spread mulch.  It was a wonderful day to come together to network with fellow members while giving back.  


  • July 06, 2020 2:00 PM | Anonymous

    BOMA Indianapolis is pleased to announce Christopher Horsley has been named to the 2020 BOMA International Executive Council.  Chris joins a group of selected industry professionals who have displayed contributions to the commercial real estate industry and a thirst for continued knowledge.  Congratulations, Chris!

  • May 21, 2020 12:52 PM | Anonymous

    A portion of our Philanthropic Committee packed 100 hygiene bags for Outreach Indiana this morning.  Outreach equips and empowers homeless teens and young adults to achieve stability and life transformation.   



    A BIG thanks goes out to Steve Bryan, Matt Richards, Terry Richard, Lacy Showers, Diego Bianchetti, Mike Ley, Ryan Dippold, Abby Burns and Jennifer King for gathering all the needed supplies.




  • February 26, 2020 10:09 PM | Anonymous

    FEB 14:  It's with profound sadness we announce the passing of a friend, a leader and long-time BOMA Member.  Christine Ernst passed away on Friday, February 14th after battling cancer.  Chris was a constant fixture in the BOMA community with her willingness to help make our association better.  If you have attended our trade show or golf outing, you no doubt have seen her work.  She spent tireless hours decorating our events to ensure our members had a great experience and she exceeded our expectations every single year.  A member since 1993, Chris won our member of the year numerous times, was a fantastic committee leader and a true professional.  Her family will continue the business she built, Trans-Plants, Inc.  The company designs, installs and maintains interior plants and Christmas decorations in commercial offices, public areas and residential locations.  They also design and assemble gift baskets for corporations and individual orders.  Chris will be dearly missed.

    www.ShirleyBrothers.com
  • February 13, 2020 8:48 PM | Anonymous


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