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Are YOU interested in serving on the BOMA Pgh Board?

Are YOU interested in serving on the BOMA Pittsburgh 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 …

BREAKING: BOMA Pittsburgh Announces Departure of Executive Director

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 …

BOMA EP

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 …

Codes Corner March 2018

Codes Corner FIRST QUARTER, 2018 The following updates are issues that BOMA Pgh has been actively engaged. To learn more about BOMA’s Advocacy efforts, contact exec@bomapgh.org. PA State Elevator Inspections Nov 2017 – Gov. Tom Wolf signed into Law a bill allowing overtime for elevator     inspections.  Previously, state inspectors were …

Elevator Inspections

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), …

Reuse Central

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 …

Student Outreach

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 …

BOMA Bridges

BOMA Bridges – Part 4 BOMA PITTSBURGH IN THE 1970’s by John Java, johnjava207@gmail.com Our last newsletter highlighted events of the tumultuous “60’s” and now we are set to review the “70’s” from a BOMA Pittsburgh perspective. These times were an even more dynamic, contentious, inspiring, and opportunistic era. Internationally, …