Archive January 2021

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BOMA Pacific Southwest Member of the Year

The nomination period for BOMA PSW Member of the Year is now open. Be sure to review the Member of the Year Guidelines consider nominating a local member of the year for this prestigious award.  Submissions are due by Friday, February 26, 2021.

Split Roll Defeated: Give Back to Continue Advocacy

BOMA OEB and BOMA Cal were successful in our work on No On Prop 15/Split Roll.  We are able to do so due to BOMA International and its Industry Defense Fund funding $100,000 to fight the Split Roll.  It's our turn to give back!    We'd like to encourage all our members to donate. Donate $25 and get BOMA mask, what a deal!  There are even more incentives for donations of $75 and $125.    Find our more about the great work the BOMA PAC does to ensure CRE is at the table with legislators and regulators.

State Shelter In Place Rescinded

State Shelter In Place Order Rescinded:
Today the California order for shelter in place was rescinded.   Due to long-term projections for ICU bed availability and with the state’s Stay-at-Home order rescinded and the county being placed in the purple tier, Alameda County today said that activities and businesses may, "resume operation immediately."   

Building Illumination Request

The Presidential Inauguration Committee as part of The Real Estate Roundtable requesting voluntary participation by building owners in a nationwide building lighting ceremony next week to honor the lives of Americans lost to COVID-19. The committee has asked building owners and managers to light their buildings an amber color as a "national moment of unity and remembrance" starting at 5:30pm Eastern this Tuesday, January 19. The lighting ceremony will then take place at 5:30pm in each time zone moving westward. Participating building owners and managers are also asked, but not required, to complete this form to be sent to the Presidential Inaugural Committee.



2021 BOMA Oakland East Bay Board

Welcome to the 2021 BOMA Oakland East Bay Board of Directors.  We look forward to providing education and connections for our members.  While we're still in shelter in place, look for some great virtual events.  Once the health department allows, we'll start planning in person events. 

2021 Foundations of Real Estate Management

Foundations of Real Estate Management is a 5-module, 28-hour entry-level course, covering the fundamentals of commercial real estate administration, management, building systems, accounting and reporting, contract management, and more.  Each module contains a building tour highlighting the operations taught that day. This course is aimed at new-hires and is a refresher for those returning to operations.  

SF Business Times: 2021 Mayor's Forecast

Join us for a lively conversation with the mayors of Oakland and San Francisco about the future of their cities and this region. San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf are leading two of the most dynamic cities in the nation, at a time when many of our country’s greatest cities are challenged by the ravages of the pandemic, shifting demographics, and the unknown impact of an increasingly remote workforce. As our region has experienced a wave of IPO’s and high-end home sales, the commercial real estate market has cooled, retail is in trouble, and housing and homelessness issues persist. Small business, tourism, and much of the diverse culture and heartbeat of our cities has stilled, with downtown windows boarded up and empty streets