Boston, MA On Tuesday, April 23rd, BOMA Boston held a panel discussion on “Solar, Lighting and Recycling Programs.” Panelists Neil Sharma, COO, SolarKal, John Duquette, vice president & general manager, Commonwealth Electrical Technologies, Inc. and Bill Osborn, vice president of sales & business development, Restream shared their knowledge and expertise about sustainability efforts that aren’t new to the scene but are having a reemergence thanks to an increase in incentives, programs, and credits. The Roundtable Luncheon took place at the BOMA Boston Office from noon – 1:30 p.m.
BOMA Boston held its Annual Springfest event with over 300 members and colleagues on Thursday, May 2nd for a night of networking at 100 Federal St.’s new glass atrium event space. Stay tuned for news regarding Fallfest, which will take place later in the year.
On Friday, May 3rd, BOMA Boston held a Tech Tour of 100 Northern Ave. Hosted by the BOMA Boston Engineering committee, attendees got a behind-the-scenes look at the 17-story tower located in the city’s buzzing Seaport District. This tour was hosted by 100 Northern Ave.’s property management team and encompassed many different features of the building.
GBREB divisions have joined forces with AAREP, Builders of Color Coalition, CORENET Global, CREW Boston, ULI Boston/New England and NAIOP Massachusetts to work together to begin the first of many conversations around awareness, education, and action to move the needle on equity, inclusion and diversity. The Boston CRE Summit on Equity, Inclusion and Diversity will take place on Wednesday, May 8th at District Hall in Boston. For more information and to register, please visit the event site.
For the second year in a row, BOMA Boston will be holding a Tech Talk on Code Updates & Construction Fire Safety with Lt. Paul Fitzpatrick of the Boston Fire Department, Construction Safety Unit. Hosted by the BOMA Boston Engineers, this event will focus on the current state of construction in the city and requirements to be aware of, also including but not limited to: Top violations happening in the city and how to avoid them; Changes and Requirements of NFPA24; Project Specific vs. Building Specific 241s; New State Requirements vs. Boston Requirements; Updates and changes in regulation coming up and how to prepare; Hot Work Permits and other permitting questions. The event will be held on Wednesday, May 15th at Two Center Plaza, Boston. Registration will take place at 8:45 a.m. followed by the program from 9-10 a.m.
Join BOMA Boston for a day on the water at the Annual BOMA Boston Fishing Tournament! Gather on the docks with colleagues for a continental breakfast, and then board your vessels for a full morning of casting on a professional fishing boat with local captains. Bring your catches back to the shore, and network with BOMA friends at a lunch reception at Legal Harborside! The Tournament will be taking place on Friday, June 7th, with boats taking off from Liberty Wharf in Boston at 7:15 a.m., ending with the Awards Luncheon Reception at Legal Harborside from 12:30 – 3 p.m. Please note: The registration deadline is Friday, May 24th or until sold out.
BOMA’s partnership with BOMI International remains strong. Through educational offerings, BOMA members and non-members learn from senior professionals in the commercial real estate industry to work towards earning their RPA or FMA designations, or PAC or PMFP certifications. The next course, Budgeting & Accounting, will begin on June 6th. The course will be instructed by Barry Familetto of Stetson Management & Development Co. and will be taking place at the BOMA Boston Office, Three Center Plaza, Boston.
For more information about any of these events or education offerings, and to get involved with BOMA Boston, visit their website at www.BOMAboston.org. Follow them on Twitter @BOMABoston and on LinkedIn.