Local, State and Federal Levels
Your building's BOMA membership saves commercial real estate owners and managers money, which can optimize the value of the assets. As an industry "watchdog," BOMA proactively advocates and provides early notification of issues that could negatively impact your building's or company's bottom lines. Below are recent and current examples of how BOMA's lobbying and advocacy efforts at local, state and national levels benefit you and your buildings.
BOMA International: https://www.boma.org/BOMA/Advocacy-Codes/BOMA/Advocacy/Home.aspx?hkey=831fdb27-4464-45c0-a096-6c9eb03c0274 BOMA International’s federal advocacy team provides Members of Congress with insight and expertise about the issues that impact the commercial real estate industry. The scope of BOMA’s federal work primarily focuses on supporting local associations by lobbying Congress about issues related to sustainability, tax and finance, and workforce development.
BOMA International contributes significantly to building code development as the only national commercial real estate association with an active building codes advocacy program. BOMA’s codes team, in partnership with state and local BOMA Codes Committees, works to ensure that commercial real estate interests are represented from building codes development to implementation. International Codes Council https://shop.iccsafe.org/
BOMA Colorado: BOMA Colorado represents the industry at the state legislature on the policy that will affect our members. BOMA Colorado represents those building owners across the state through testimony, bill creation, and intervention in policy, which may be done through state agencies. BOMA Colorado is also part of the Colorado Real Estate Alliance and is a Board Member of the coalition.
Denver Metro BOMA: BOMA helps to provide savings in dollars and time to property owners and managers through ongoing local advocacy efforts in the city of Denver and surrounding jurisdictions. BOMA participates in the code process, especially in Denver. BOMA also works with Denver and other jurisdictions on various issues related to permitting, fire safety, ADA, energy efficiency, and additional commercial real estate problems of development and owner. BOMA has set itself up as a leader in the industry, so it is at the table as a stakeholder on issues affecting our members. BOMA Denver also participates at the local level with other Coalition Partners such as NAIOP, BJ4C, AGC, and RMMCA, to name a few.
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BOMA membership adds value to your properties and benefits your tenants and the real estate professionals who guide and care for your investment. BOMA dues are usually treated as a building operating expense due to the reduction of other expenses typically passed through to tenants. Visit BOMA International at www.boma.org and Denver Metro BOMA at www.bomadenver.org for more information, or call the BOMA Office at 303-383-4870.