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December 2017

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December 13 //BOMA December e-Newsletter

Thank You for a Wonderful 2017!

Happy Holidays!

Welcome to this month's special edition of the BOMA eNewsletter. In this edition, you'll find photos from our Holiday Party, recognition of our sponsors, find out who was honored as a BOMA Hero, 2017 Graduates and TOBY Local Winners. We've also summarized the 2017 Highlights here and look forward to another amazing year with you all!

//Sustaining Partners

Thank You to Our 2017 Sustaining Sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 Sustaining Partners! The contributions these companies bring to BOMA greatly impact our ability to be financially strong as well as allow us to bring fun networking events and robust educational offerings to our members. We appreciate your dedication and support to BOMA!

Platinum Sustaining Partners
ABM Onsite Services
Essity Professional Hygiene
Fujitec America, Inc.
J2 Building Consultants
Paul Davis Restoration
Seattle Building Maintenance
Shearer Painting
Whitman Global Carpet & Floor Care

Gold Sustaining Partners

Able Services
GCA Services Group
Georgia Pacific
Pacific Lamp & Supply Company
Pinchiff Mechanical LLC
Superior Cleaning & Restoration/Coit Services
Veritiv Corporation
Waxie Sanitary Supply

Silver Sustaining Partners
Century Link
Duro-Last Roofing, Inc.
Evolution Architecture, LLC
OAC Services, Inc.
RDH Building Science Inc.
Siemens Industry Building Technologies, Inc.
U.S. Security Associates

We'd also like to thank those companies that will continue their sponsorship and support in 2018! If you're interested in becoming a 2018 Sustaining Partner, please contact Cori Taniguchi.


Congratulations to our 2017 BOMI Program Graduates

RPA Graduates from right to left: David Storlie (CBRE), Christine Barnes (Kidder Mathews), Jeff Hendrickson (Wright Runstad & Company)

Education is a huge part of BOMA and throughout the year, we offer classes that can be put toward a designation or certificate.

BOMI designation and certifications are recognized industry-wide and the courses and programs offered have been proven to reduce operating expenses, increase overall efficiency and enhance individual performance, adding value to any organization. 

The following students are our 2017 BOMI Program Graduates:

Christine Barnes
, Kidder Mathews, RPA
Tyler Caley, Vulcan, SMT
Lorna Faxon, Sound Physicians,Inc., FMA
Jeremy Fleming, SMT
Darrell Frost, Grubb & Ellis Management Services, RPA
Carol L. Gibson, Port of Moses Lake, FMA
Jeffrey Hendrickson, Wright Runstad & Company, FMA
Linda Hoffner, Unico Properties, RPA
Karen Hyett, Urban Renaissance, RPA
Roscoe Ryan Karns, AAT CC Bellevue, LLC, SMT
Melissa Lovett, Kilroy Realty Corporation, RPA
Michael Norman, Samis Land Company, RPA
Borys Pastukh, CBRE, SMT
Marie Raineri, CBRE, RPA
David Storlie, CBRE, RPA
Michael Thoreby, Bastyr University, RPA

Congratulations to our Graduates!

Thank You to Our Instructors

Thank you to the instructors that have given their time to teach a course or seminar. We know your time is valuable and we appreciate you!

Earl Wayman, RPA - Foundations of Real Estate Management
Tom Wallin, RPA, CPM, CCIM - Budgeting and Accouting/Real Estate Investment & Finance
Lita Johnson, RPA, CPM, CCIM - Design, Operation and Maintenance of Building Systems Pt. 2
Rich Moore, Esq. - Law and Risk Management
Paul Favro, SMA, RPA - Design Operation and Maintenance Part 1 & 2
Pat Clark, RPA, CCIM - Asset Management/Real Estate Investment & Finance
Richard Muhlebach, CPM, RPA, SCSM, CRE - Ethics is Good Business
John Temoyan - Enivronmental Health and Safety

//TOBY Awards

Congratulations to Our 2017-18 Local TOBY Winners
2017-18 Local TOBY Winners

The Outstanding Building of the Year Award is the most prestigious recognition and honors the best of the best in the commercial real estate industry recognizing quality in buildings and rewarding excellence in building management.  It recognizes and rewards not only how a building is run and maintained but also recognizes all the hard work people have put into the building.

At the Local level of the TOBY competition, buildings undergo a building inspection and must score at least 70% to move on to the Regional competition. 

Congratulations to our Local Winners:

550 Kirkland Way
Category: Under 100,000 sq. ft.
Managed by: Unico Properties
Owned by: Continental Plaza LLC, Unico Properties and Laird Norton Joint Venture

Portside Industrial Building
Category: Industrial Office Building
Managed by: LBA Realty
Owned by: LBA RV - Company IV, LP

Key Center
Category: 250,000-499,999 sq. ft.
Managed by: Kilroy Realty Corporation
Owned by: Kilroy Realty

Congratulations again to our 2017-2018 LOCAL TOBY Winners! Good luck at the REGIONAL Competition!

Thank You to Our TOBY Judges

The TOBY’s success comes from partnerships developed at all levels and judges are an integral part of the program. We had a number of volunteers judge our local entries, giving them the opportunity for a back of the house tour of a spectacular building while receiving greater insight to our industry. 

Thank you to the following for your time and participation!
Calvin Bright, CBRE
Sarah Egan, CBRE
Aaron Evanson, General Services Administration
Crystal Gamon, Wright Runstad & Company
Patrick Hennessy, CBRE
Denice Montgomery, Unico Properties LLC
Pru Ordonez, CBRE
Megan Osenbrock, Unico Properties LLC


Congratulations to our 2017 BOMA Hero Recipients

The BOMA Hero Awards recognize members in our organization that have displayed hard work, dedication and were real stand outs among our membership. Click here for their full descriptions.

Congratulations to our 2017 BOMA Heroes
Holly Thode, Paul Davis Restoration
Crystal Gamon, Wright Runstad & Company
Mick Newell, Washington Holdings
Jackie Roethel, Evolution Architecture, LLC

President's Award Recipient
Susan Cole, BOMA Seattle King County

Chairman's Award Recipient
Tom Sante, Kidder Mathews

2017 Golden Dumpster & Platinum Dumpster Winners

2017 Golden Dumpster Winners

The Golden Dumpster and Platinum Dumpster competition is sponsored by Recology Cleanscapes, BOMA Seattle King County and Seattle Public Utilities. This award recognizes Seattle buildings for their significant achievements in the areas of waste reduction, recycling and composting. 

Congratulations to the 2017 Golden Dumpster Winners:
West 8th, CBRE
8th + Olive, CBRE
1201 Third, Wright Runstad & Company
5th & Pine, CBRE

This year, we had our first ever Platinum Dumpster award winner. Only previous Golden Dumpster Award winners were eligible to apply. The Platinum Dumpster winner showed meaningful improvements in waste reduction, tenant education, composting and recycling since initially winning the Golden Dumpster award! 

Congratulations to the 2017 Platinum Dumpster Winner:
Columbia Center, Urban Renaissance Group

//Holiday Party

Thank You to Our 2017 Holiday Party Sponsors

Major Sponsors

Thank you to our Photo Booth Sponsors:
Alliance Building Services
LONG Building Technologies

Thank you to our Contributing Sponsors:
Able Services
ABM Onsite Services
Botanical Designs
Duro-Last Roofing, Inc.
Evolution Architecture
Georgia Pacific
OAC Services, Inc.
Pacific Lamp and Supply
Pacific NW Regional Council of Carpenters
Pinchiff Mechanical
Seattle Building Maintenance
Star Protection Agency
U.S. Security Associates
Whitman Global Carpet Care

A special thank you to Hudson Pacific Properties for providing the venue!

Ryther Tree

Thank you to everyone that took a tag from the Ryther Tree and provided a gift. As a result, over 90 gifts were dropped off at either the BOMA office or the Holiday Party for Ryther Child Center to bring back to the children! Your participation and extreme generosity is greatly appreciated!

2017 BOMA Holiday Party Photos

To see more photos of this year's event, click here.

//Questions About Anything You See Here? 

Christine Miclat
Director of Marketing, Education and Communications
206-622-8924 X106

Cori Taniguchi
Director of Membership
206-622-8924 X103

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