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Archive September 2020

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Turn Possibilities into Realities

As a commercial real estate professional, you’re in the business of making things possible. You pride yourself on adapting, innovating and exceeding tenant expectations every single day—even in such a challenging year. Your building is good—great, even—but you want it to be better. You know exactly which technologies, building systems or renovations you need to get it there—and you shouldn’t have to daydream about them anymore. If only your budget worked magic the way you do…

What's the Buzz with Bringing Bees to Buildings.

BOMA Philadelphia and aleveole has teamed up to for a webinar Wednesday 15th September at  8:00 AM PDT.  They've been gracious to offer the webinar to BOMA Oakland East Bay.   There will be a virtual hive visit at our project with the Wanamaker Building  and there is also an option to submit questions beforehand that will be answered during the webinar.  Urban rooftop beehives allow you to earn (4) BOMA 360 points. 

No on 15 New Ads

Thank you for your support to defeat Proposition 15 – the largest property tax increase in California history. Election Day is in sight, and thanks to your support we have launched our first in a series of ads that show the truth about Proposition 15 — that every Californian will pay for the $11.5 billion tax hike. 

Diversity & Inclusion: Getting Rid of the BS

In her no-holds-barred style, renowned diversity and inclusion thought leader Risha Grant will share her perspectives as a woman of color and her prescriptions as a diversity expert. She’ll share truths about unconscious bias, micro-aggressions and other actions that perpetuate discrimination and inequality. And she’ll offer some practical advice for finding respect, understanding and inclusion.  Thank you to Metcon, TI for your generous support of this event.  

 

Preparing for Emergency Evacuations

As a result of COVID-19, building owners and managers are implementing new office procedures and protocols to promote social distancing and exposure prevention. As these protocols are developed, property professionals should consider how to handle mandatory fire drill requirements and emergency or fire alarm evacuations. The following information can be used to help guide these discussions and offers considerations for building owners and managers as they review and update their evacuation procedures. All changes to your fire and safety drills and evacuation procedure plans must be reviewed by your local fire official to ensure you remain in compliance with applicable fire codes.