BOMA Columbus Member Wins Regional TOBY Award!
BOMA North Central Region Announces 2022 TOBY Award Winners
(SCHAUMBURG, IL — April 11, 2022) The North Central Region of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International announced that seven commercial properties have won the regional competition of The Outstanding Building of the Year® (TOBY®) Award. The North Central Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio. This year, twelve properties participated in the TOBY program from BOMA/Chicago, BOMA/Columbus, BOMA/Metro Detroit, BOMA/Indiana, and BOMA/Suburban Chicago.
In the commercial real estate industry, the TOBY Awards are the highest recognition honoring excellence in building management and operations in specific categories of building type or size. All regional winners first won on the local level after thorough building inspections and a rigorous written application process. Regional applicants were judged on tenant relations, community impact, energy conservation efforts, commitment to environmental sustainability, emergency preparedness, staff experience and continuing education opportunities for team members.
The regional winners will now proceed to the international competition. International winners will be announced on June 28, 2022 at the TOBY Awards Program and Banquet as part of the BOMA 2022 International Conference & EXPO in Nashville, TN.
“The North Central Region congratulates each of our seven regional TOBY winners. Even as challenges continue, each of these building management teams and owners are to be commended for their resilience and their innovative approach to building operations, property management, and tenant relations. The entire region wishes them the very best as they proceed to the international competition,” said Robert M. Six, President of BOMA North Central Region, Vice Chair of BOMA International, and Chief Executive Officer at Zeller.
The winners of the 2022 North Central Regional TOBY Awards are:
Category: 100,000 to 249,999 Square Feet
Building Name: Town Center – Columbus, Ohio
Managed by Newmark Knight Frank and Owned by Columbus/East Town - OP&F, Inc.
Category: 250,000 to 499,999 Square Feet
Building Name: Fulton West – Chicago, Illinois
Managed by CBRE, Inc. and Owned by Commerz Real, AG
Category: 500,000 to 1 Million Square Feet
Building Name: 150 North Michigan – Chicago, Illinois
Managed by CBRE, Inc. and Owned by CBRE Investment Management
Category: Over 1 Million Square Feet
Building Name: Kemper Lakes Business Center – Lake Zurich, Illinois
Managed by Lincoln Property Company Commercial, Inc.
Category: Corporate Facility
Building Name: 400 South Jefferson – Chicago, Illinois
Managed by The RMR Group LLC and Owned by SIR Chicago, LLC
Category: Historical Building
Building Name: The Old Post Office – Chicago, Illinois
Managed by JLL and Owned by 601W Companies
Category: Renovated Building
Building Name: Presidents Plaza – Chicago, Illinois
Managed by Glenstar and Owned by Glenstar & Angelo Gordon & Co.
Founded in 1907, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of U.S. local associations and global affiliates. The leading trade association for commercial real estate professionals for 115 years, it represents the owners, managers, service providers and other property professionals of all commercial building types, including office, industrial, medical, corporate and mixed-use. BOMA International is the partner individuals in the commercial real estate industry choose to maximize value for their careers, organizations, and assets. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge. For more information, visit www.boma.org.