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Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago

The Voice of Chicago's Office Building Industry Since 1902.

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BOMA/Chicago Prevails in Lawsuit Opposing Transfer Tax Referendum

Today, BOMA/Chicago and a coalition of associations and companies prevailed in a lawsuit against a manipulative attempt to dramatically increase real estate transfer taxes in Chicago. The Cook County Court ruled…

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Illinois Commerce Commission Slashes Proposed Rate Increases from ComEd, Peoples Gas

BOMA/Chicago intervened in both cases on behalf of our member buildings In 2023, ComEd and Peoples Gas both filed utility rate increases with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). Given the…

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Congratulations to Our 2024 Gold Circle Award Nominees!

Congratulations to our 2024 Gold Circle Award nominees! This award honors individual excellence within Chicago’s commercial real estate community. All nominees will be recognized at our TOBY Gold Circle Awards…

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BOMA/Chicago Files Lawsuit Opposing Transfer Tax Referendum

BOMA/Chicago filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. The suit seeks an injunction prohibiting the Commissioners from certifying and placing the proposed Transfer Tax Referendum question on…

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Our members play a vital role in ensuring the economic viability of downtown Chicago. Member buildings support

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BOMA/Chicago is a trade association that has represented the Chicago office building industry since 1902. Membership includes 245 commercial offices, institutional and public buildings, and 200 companies that provide commercial building services to support operational excellence. BOMA/Chicago members constitute approximately 80 percent of all rentable office space and more than 98 percent of rentable space in Class A buildings downtown.

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