Boston, MA CBRE/New England took home seven Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) awards, which were presented at the annual 2018 BOMA Boston’s The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) and Industry Awards Ceremony held on November 14, and hosted by Amy Bush, president of BOMA Boston.
“We would like to thank all the nominees and award winners for their tireless efforts in submitting their properties for consideration and to thank all of those who participated in the BOMA judging process,” said Mark Tassinari, managing director of CBRE/NE’s asset services division. “We are happy to announce that every building we submitted won a TOBY award.”
CBRE/NE was honored with four TOBY awards for individual properties under the firm’s management; honors included:
• 3 Burlington Woods, a Griffith Properties asset in Burlington, for the 100,000–249,999 s/f category;
• 100 Northern Ave., a DWS asset in Boston, for the 500,000–1 million s/f category;
• I-290 Industrial Park, a DRA Advisors asset in Northborough, for the Industrial Building of the Year category; and
• Ballardvale Office Park, a Griffith Properties asset in Wilmington, for the Suburban Office Park of the Year Low-Rise category.
Two of CBRE/NE’s property managers were recognized as “Property Manager of the Year” in their respective building divisions. Lauren Nappi, senior real estate manager at 179 Lincoln St. and 350 Washington St. in Boston received the award in the Low-Rise category. Daniel Koehler, senior real estate manager at One and Three Burlington Woods in Burlington and four buildings at Lexington’s Lexington Crossing, received the award in the Suburban category.
Also, David Martin, chief building engineer supervisor, received the “Chief Engineer of the Year” award.
In addition to the above seven awards, Christine Shaw, general manager at 501 Boylston St. in Boston, and Clayton Wentworth, general manager at Riverfront Office Park in Cambridge, were recognized for obtaining the “BOMA Boston 360 Performance Building” designation. Jennifer Pittore was recognized for obtaining her “Real Property Administration” designation.
More than 600 real estate professionals attended the event, including property management teams, owners and companies who provide services to the industry. Buildings that won local TOBY awards will move onto the 2019 BOMA Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) regional competition, which will be held in New York, in April 2019. Winners from the MAC will move onto the international competition at the 2019 BOMA International Conference & Expo in Salt Lake City, Utah, in June 2019.
This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the awards.