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Building WELL into the Future

Written by: Jennifer Kruse, McGough From the ruins of a mid-century five-and-dime store emerges ”The 428” – a building for the next generation. The 428 building, originally…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q4 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/11/building-well-future/

Preparing Your Team for Emergencies!

Written by: Steve Herron, Zeller Realty Group This article was written in August 2017 for the Q4 newsletter. It is late August, and the weather reports are becoming more…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q4 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/11/preparing-your-team-emergencies/

Fifth Street Towers - Built for Thriving

Written by: James Durda, Zeller Realty Group If you’re looking for a story on another office building renovation in Minneapolis, look elsewhere. While at first glance, the…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q4 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/11/fifth-street-towers-built-thriving/

What's Cooking at the Baker Center?

Written by Mitch Kall, CBRE The Baker Center in downtown Minneapolis has been under a significant renovation for over a year, in hopes of repositioning itself as a Class A high…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q3 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/07/whats-cooking-baker-center/

Real Estate from the Student's Perspective

Written by: Kelly Jameson, RPA, St. Cloud State University I recently had a chance to connect with three recent college graduates from University of St. Thomas, St. Cloud State…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q3 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/07/real-estate-students-perspective/

Memo to Landlords: Common Areas Are Changing, and You’d Better Change With Them

Written by: Brent Erickson, Cushman & Wakefield NorthMarq It wasn’t long ago that common areas in office buildings were nothing more than means to an end, a thruway to office…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q3 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/07/memo-landlords-common-areas-are-changing-and-youd-better-change-them/

Water Management Programs: Minimizing the Risk Associated with Legionella

Written by: Michael Groh, U.S. Water Minimizing the risks associated with Legionella bacteria in building water systems can be challenging, and without the right expertise, it…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q3 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/07/water-management-programs-minimizing-risk-associated-legionella/

A Message from the President

Written by: Amy Wimmer, Hines I’ve recently returned from the International BOMA convention in Nashville where our organization had a fantastic representation of members.…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q3 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/07/message-president/

Understanding Minnesota’s New Geographic Law

Written by: Heidi Johnston, City of Minneapolis – City Attorney’s Office The City of Minneapolis was successful in lobbying for and obtaining a new criminal offense in this…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q3 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/07/understanding-minnesotas-new-geographic-law/

Pack for a Purpose - BOMA in the Community

Written by: Emily Culpepper, Ryan Companies, US and Jenifer Donato, Cushman & Wakefield NorthMarq The Emerging Leaders Council hosted Pack for a Purpose on May 23rd, 2017.…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q3 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/07/pack-purpose-boma-community/

Centennial Lakes Office Park - BOMA Greater Minneapolis' 2017 International TOBY Winner

Written by: Molly Perrin, BOMA Greater Minneapolis The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards recognize excellence in office building management in 15 different…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q3 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/07/centennial-lakes-office-park-boma-greater-minneapolis-2017-international-toby-winner/

Achieve Compelling Savings and Quality with Networked LED Lighting Controls

Written by: Glenn Kroeten, Peoples Electric Company There’s a path to a brighter, more efficient, and cost-effective future for building owners and facilities managers. LED…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q3 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/07/achieve-compelling-savings-and-quality-networked-led-lighting-controls/

Getting to Know You: The Newest Members of BOMA’s Board of Directors

Written by: Kristin Longhenry, Wildamere Capital Management LLC Tom Klaers is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Clean Response. He is certified by the Institute for…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q3 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/07/getting-know-you-newest-members-bomas-board-directors/

Insurance Claims: The Adjusting and Appraisal Process

Written by Ed Beckmann, Hellmuth and Johnson & Tom Klaers, Clean Response This article is the third in a series regarding climate change and the risk to commercial properties.…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q2 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/05/insurance-claims-adjusting-and-appraisal-process/

More Than Just Amenities: Creating High-Value Common Area Experiences

Written by Max Musicant, Principal at The Musicant Group The war for talent is on. Savvy tenants are looking for workplaces and entire buildings to be places that their…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q2 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/05/more-just-amenities-creating-high-value-common-area-experiences/

Getting to Know Derek Rahm

Written by Tom Klaers, Clean Response Derek Rahm is a building engineer for Zeller Realty Group, and works at LaSalle Plaza.  Derek has both his BOMA Service Maintenance…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q2 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/05/getting-know-derek-rahm/

Whatever Happened to Ionized Water?

Written by Tom Klaers, Clean Response In 1993, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) was formed with the mission to develop more energy efficient and sustainable buildings.…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q2 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/05/whatever-happened-ionized-water/

Update from The Capitol: Efforts to Park Drive-By ADA Lawsuits

Written by Ed Beckmann, Hellmuth and Johnson This article is a follow-up to a previously written article on ADA “drive-by” lawsuits.  Legislation is moving through the…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q2 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/05/update-capital-efforts-park-drive-ada-lawsuits/

Diversity Success: A Diversity Collaborative Update

Written by Martha Nevanen, Senior Vice President - Marketing & Communications at NorthMarq Companies In 2016, the Diversity Collaborative continued to make progress in…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q2 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/05/diversity-success-diversity-collaborative-update/

Is It Ethical to Accept a Vendor Gift? It Depends.

Written by Kelly Jameson, RPA, Assistant Professor of Real Estate and Finance at St. Cloud State University and BOMI "Ethics is Good Business" Instructor If a tenant asks you…
This article was originally included in the 2017 Q1 Industry Insights newsletter. https://www.bomampls.org/blog/2017/01/it-ethical-accept-vendor-gift-it-depends/


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