Plymouth, MA BOMA Boston’s Annual Golf Tournament was held on Monday, July 9 at Pinehills Golf Club. With 300 golfers in attendance, it was terrific day out on the courses, followed by a networking dinner reception and Awards Presentation.
BOMA Boston’s Summer New Member Welcome event was held on July 17. Attendees were able to spend the morning networking in a casual setting while meeting some of the BOMA leadership, learning about committee involvement, networking opportunities and how to become more involved with BOMA. Looking to get more involved with BOMA? Please visit their website for more information regarding membership or contact them directly.
On July 19, BOMA members spent the afternoon at Bridge Over Troubled Waters’ headquarters in downtown Boston as part of BOMA’s Annual Day of Service. Volunteers helped prepare over 50 meals for dinner, washed windows throughout the entire building, deep cleaned the kitchens and organized various rooms. Bridge Over Troubled Waters, BOMA Boston’s charitable partner, is an organization within Boston whose mission is to help transform the lives of troubled and homeless youth.
The sun was shining for BOMA Boston’s Summer Boat Cruise which took place on Thursday, July 26, hosted by the BOMA Emerging Professionals. Guests enjoyed an evening of networking, music and hors d’oeuvres as they cruised around Boston Harbor!
On July 31, BOMA members and guests attended a Roundtable on the topic of Marijuana in Massachusetts and how legalization will affect commercial real estate. This presentation was led by attorney Frank Flynn, managing partner of Flynn Law Group. Flynn reviewed the Massachusetts marijuana laws and advised commercial and residential property managers along with building and condominium owners of the legal provisions and safeguards that should be taken to protect their property.
Each year, the Outstanding Building of The Year (TOBY) & Industry Awards recognize the best and brightest in property management, building operations and service in the real estate industry. There are 17 categories for TOBY Awards, and 10 categories for the Industry Awards. Since the TOBYs are nationally recognized, the local winners move on to regional competition, and hopefully, International competition. This year’s BOMA Boston TOBY & Industry Awards event will be taking place on Wednesday, November 14 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel. For more information regarding the event or on how to enter or nominate, please visit the BOMA Boston TOBY & Industry Awards website https://bomatoby2018.weebly.com/
BOMA’s partnership with BOMI International remains strong with nine courses scheduled this year. With the 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. Next up in the series will be a four-day Real Estate Investment & Finance course from September 12-20 at Reservoir Place in Waltham. The course will be instructed by Larry Lenrow of The Davis Companies.
For more information about BOMA Boston, membership, education opportunities and events please visit our website at www.BOMAboston.org. Follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter @BOMABoston.