News & Social

News & Social


Take the “Make My Trip Count” Survey by October 26th!

Please consider taking this 5 – 10 minute survey to share how you get around, and make our region a better place to commute! Created by Green Building Alliance in partnership with the region’s major transportation authorities, Make My Trip Count is a survey of Pittsburgh region commuters to figure out how Pittsburghers regularly travel …

Are YOU interested in serving on the BOMA Pgh Board?

    ELECTION:  BOMA Pittsburgh Board of Directors The annual election is upon us!    Interested candidates must submit letter of interest (200 word max): Submit to:  Office@BOMAPgh.org Deadline:  Friday, September 21st TERM: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020 (1st – 2yr term) Possible eligibility for 2nd – 2yr term (commencing 01/01/2021) CURRENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS (14 total): 10 …

BREAKING: BOMA Pittsburgh Announces Departure of Executive Director

Assigns Search Committee   Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Pittsburgh is announcing the departure of Executive Director Michael Embrescia effective September 1st.  Embrescia, with previous industry experience with Burns & Scalo Real Estate, Green Building Alliance and participation with NAIOP Pittsburgh, has been at the helm of the …

BOMA EP

THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS BOMA Emerging Professionals (EP) is a recognized local & national committee, and is comprised of commercial real estate industry professionals — age 35 & under. In 2018, the BOMA EP will take a huge step!  Effective immediately, BOMA EP will have a permanent seat on …

Elevator Inspections

BOMA’S BIG WIN IN HARRISBURG by Suzanne Sieber, Suzanne.Sieber@elevmgmt.com State Elevator Inspections can now be performed on overtime.  Since 2015, BOMA Pittsburgh’s Code and Legislative Committees, along with the great help by David Mayernik (BOMA’s Gov’t Affairs counsel) has been working with the Dept of Labor & Industry (L&I), and Bureau …

Reuse Central

PA RESOURCES COUNCIL LAUNCHES REUSE CENTRAL by Sam Felicetti, felicetti@cleantechcompany.com   Millions of tons of furniture are sent to US landfills annually.  This doesn’t include the other reusable furnishings, materials and supplies discarded every time a workplace is closed, moved, renovated or expanded.  Every day thousands of tractor trailers filled …

Student Outreach

AN INTERVIEW WITH UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH’S REA (REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION) by Colleen Defilippo, ColeenDefilippo@bonitz.com   Arron Groomes recently graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. He founded the Real Estate Association (REA) at Pitt to build a bridge between students and the real estate industry. arrongroomes@kw.com John Foster is a senior …