BOMA BC Advocacy Update Part 1: Climate Change

Friday, August 19, 2022
Whether you are a property manager, building operator, or contractor, government regulations and policies can impact your business with added costs and burdens. That is why BOMA BC is excited to announce we will now issue a regular advocacy u… Read more

Metro Vancouver plans to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Large Buildings.

Monday, August 8, 2022
Metro Vancouver plans to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Large Buildings.Metro Vancouver is in the early stages of developing two approaches to improve air quality in the Metro Vancouver region.  To reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG’s) fro… Read more

Cruisin' (back) into the 90s | BOMA Boat Cruise Recap

Monday, August 1, 2022
We cruised, we conquered. ⚓🙌 Last month, a cast and crew of over 200 set sail for the BOMA 90s Boat Cruise presented by Community Fire Prevention! We want to acknowledge all the creative costumes and undeniable talent exhibited on the dance floo… Read more

A Thank You to Retiring Member, Wayne Smithies

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
This spring, we received an email from our long-time member Martello Property Services' President, Wayne Smithies, advising that he would be "retiring from active duty on June 1, 2022", and transferring Martello operations to his son, Warren. While W… Read more

BOMA BC Announces Support for Provincial Clean Building Tax Credit

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
On July 13th, 2022, BOMA BC President Damian Stathonikos announced our industry’s support for BC’s new 5% Clean Building Tax Credit at a Provincial government press conference. Damian spoke alongside the Minister of Finance, Selina Robinson, the Mini… Read more

Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program

Friday, July 8, 2022
Tips for Quality Applications Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) recently launched a Request for Proposals for its Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) - a cost-sharing program to fund the construction of electric vehicle charging and … Read more

BOMA BC meets with the Minister of Finance

Monday, May 30, 2022
BOMA BC meets with the Minister of Finance On May 30th, 2022, BOMA BC met with BC’s Minister of Finance, the Honourable Selina Robinson for a wide-ranging discussion on important issues impacting the commercial real estate industry. BOMA BC used th… Read more

Vancouver City Council Passes Zero-Emissions Strategy

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
On May 17th, 2022, Vancouver City Council passed regulations to set annual carbon pollution limits for existing commercial buildings. (Come to the BOMA BC June Luncheon on June 23rd, 2022, to learn all about the new regulations directly from the City… Read more

Consultation on Changes to Pesticide Legislation

Thursday, May 5, 2022
On May 4th, 2022, the Province of British Columbia launched a public consultation on proposed regulatory changes to ban the widespread sale and use of second generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs). Although SGARs have become a common form of r… Read more

City of Vancouver existing building greenhouse gas (GHG) emission limits

Sunday, April 10, 2022
In March and April 2022, BOMA BC facilitated two consultations and a webinar between the City of Vancouver and BOMA BC members to review Vancouver’s draft regulations that will set carbon pollution limits for existing commercial buildings.  City… Read more