Archive March 2022

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Downtown Oakland BLKOUT Walls Program

The organizers of BLKOUT Walls is looking for commercial building owners to donate high visibility walls in East Oakland and Downtown for their 2nd Annual BLKOUT Walls Mural Festival, July 14-24. The deck provides more information on their event.

BOMA International: Save on the Nashville Conference

Commercial real estate is in the midst of one of the greatest transformations in history. We’ve moved from reentry to reimagining the future of our industry—and it’s never been more critical to come together as a community.  That’s why we’re proud to offer a variety of ways to save on registration for the 2022 BOMA International Conference & Expo. Take advantage of special rates that make it easier for everyone on your team to attend.

Take Action: Small Business Loan Enhancement Act

Congressman Jason Crow (D-CO-6) and Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE-2) introduced H.R. 6921: Small Business Energy Loan Enhancement Act. The bipartisan legislation would nearly double the loan amounts available to small businesses making energy investments through the Small Business Administration’s 504/CDC loan program, increasing the maximum amount from $5.5 million to $10 million.

Scholarships Available: BOMA Nashville 2022

BOMA OEB is offering scholarships, to the upcoming BOMA International Conference in June in Nashville. The BOMA OEB scholarship is due April 1.

California Mask Update as of March 1, 2022

The California Department of Public Health has updated the mask requirements effective today, March 1st.  The Bay Area Counties are reviewing the new guidelines. Please be sure to check your counties public health sites.  

Alameda County
Contra Costa County
Solano County 

Effective March 1, 2022 , the requirement that unvaccinated individuals mask in indoor public settings will move to a strong recommendation  that all persons, regardless of vaccine status, continue indoor masking. 

Universal masking shall remain required in specified high-risk settings.

After March 11, 2022, the universal masking requirement for K-12 and Childcare settings will terminate.   CDPH strongly recommends that individuals in these settings continue to mask in indoor settings when the universal masking requirement lifts.