BOMA Toronto

Canadian Property Management

New role with ongoing purpose for Bala Gnanam

Bala Gnanam has joined the staff of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Canada as vice president, sustainability, advocacy and stakeholder relations.
race2reduce prepares to mark 2021 milestones

Canadian Property Management

Race2reduce prepares to mark 2021 milestones

This year’s top achievers in the friendly competition with serious intent will be announced on September 16 when the annual CREST (commercial real estate sustainability trailblazers) awards are bestowed.
Former Ontario Premier Bill Davis was a honorary member of BOMA Toronto

Canadian Property Management

Bill Davis held rare BOMA membership status

Former Ontario Premier Bill Davis was an honorary member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Greater Toronto.
race2reduce expands field of potential competitors

Canadian Property Management

Expanded field now eligible for race2reduce

Commercial buildings in Toronto’s neighbouring York Region can now join the challenge and gain eligibility for the Commercial Real Estate Sustainability Trailblazers (CREST) awards.
Commercial customer's grapple with Ontario's electricity cost allocation

Canadian Property Management

Parsing Ontario’s electricity cost allocation

After a year of operational upheaval and more modifications to electricity pricing policies, BOMA Toronto’s annual workshop to address the complexities of the global adjustment had a lot of ground to cover.
CREST awards celebrate sustainability gains

Canadian Property Management

CREST awards celebrate sustainability gains

While teams are still focused on an electricity-saving target, the race2reduce, sponsored by BOMA Toronto, has now expanded its mandate to include water, gas, solid waste and overarching climate leadership.
BOMA Toronto's race2reduce aligns with climate capitalism

Canadian Property Management

Real estate makes space for climate capitalism

The 2020 race2reduce field boasts more than 1,730 buildings encompassing 248 million square feet of space in common areas and tenant premises — an increase from 650 buildings covering 95 million square feet in 2019.
Indoor air quality assurance and vigilance key to building reopenings

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Indoor air quality assurance bolsters reopenings

BOMA Toronto's new HVAC Advisory Council will monitor and respond to emerging knowledge about how SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — spreads.
energy-saving achievements

Canadian Property Management

Cresting a year of energy-saving achievements

Commercial real estate industry trailblazers (CREST) were recognized, as participants in Toronto's race2reduce continue to pursue a target to collectively reduce energy consumption by 10 per cent compared to 2017 usage.
Toronto race2reduce

Canadian Property Management

Sponsor loss cramps Toronto race2reduce

After inspiring replica competitions in cities across Canada, the second run of the Toronto race2reduce has hit a roadblock.
BOMEX 2017 in Toronto

Canadian Property Management

BOMEX 2017 in Toronto

The two-day event, September 27-28, will focus on excellence in Canadian commercial real estate with a leading-edge educational program, tours of iconic Toronto landmarks and awards to recognize Canada’s top buildings and owner/manager teams for 2017.
energy savings

Canadian Property Management

Toronto buildings on track to energy savings

Toronto's commercial buildings have once again been designated as a course to energy savings in a new iteration of the conservation challenge, race2reduce.
Class B and C commercial buildings

Canadian Property Management

Class B and C commercial buildings eyed for CDM

Conservation keeners and stragglers are both vital if Ontario is to meet the ambitious target to cut 7 million megawatt-hours from province-wide electricity consumption before 2021.
parking levy

REMI Network

CRE Industry Coalition bashes proposed parking levy

The CRE Industry Coalition issued a report today outlining key disadvantages of a proposed parking levy on commercially-owned parking stalls in Toronto.
Green Button

REMI Network

BOMA T.O. comments on Green Button proposal

BOMA Toronto's recently published letter to MOE offers nine recommendations on the draft policy of Ontario's Green Button energy data analytics network.
BOMA Toronto

REMI Network

BOMA Toronto honours building excellence

BOMA Toronto celebrated its 18th annual Celebration of Excellence Awards on Thursday, May 12, 2016.

Canadian Property Management

Lauchie MacLeod was a man of real presence

In a 40+-year career in commercial real estate, Lauchie MacLeod mastered and applied a wide range of skills in property management, building operations, service deployment and talent grooming — all the while sharing his expertise and enthusiasm with clients, co-workers and industry contemporaries.