FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (PRWEB) December 12, 2014
The Building Owners and Managers Association of Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches announced the winners of the esteemed The Outstanding Building of Year (TOBY) awards at its annual gala on Friday night, November 7, 2014 at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Over 400 building owners, property managers, and service providers were in attendance.
The TOBY Awards are considered to be the most prestigious awards for commercial real estate in the country and honors the finest in property management. During the competition, all facets of a buildings operations are thoroughly evaluated from community involvement and site management to environmental policies and procedures. An independent industry study showed that winners of the TOBY Award outperformed other buildings in overall tenant satisfaction.
AWARD CRITERION Buildings are awarded based on the following criterion: physical attractiveness, community impact, tenant/employee relations, building accessibility, emergency procedures, personnel and training. Individual awards are based on: experience, designations, education, contributions, participation in BOMA and major accomplishments. Winners may compete at a regional level and then advance to the International competition. The International winners will be announced at the Every Building Conference & Expo in Los Angeles in June 2014.
The winners of the BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches TOBY Awards from Broward and Palm Beach counties are:
Awards were also given to individuals for outstanding contributions to BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches and their achievements in the property management industry. Individual award recipients were:
The 2014 TOBY awards main sponsor was Brickman, a national landscaping contractor serving South Florida.
ABOUT BOMA FORT LAUDERDALE AND THE PALM BEACHES BOMA Ft. Lauderdale/Palm Beaches represents Building Owners & Managers in the Broward, Palm Beach and Martin Counties and is one of 100 local associations comprising the Building Owners & Managers Association International, founded in 1907. The 19,000-plus members of BOMA International own or manage over 9 billion square feet of downtown and suburban commercial properties and facilities in North America and abroad. BOMA Ft. Lauderdale/Palm Beaches mission is to actively assist commercial real estate professionals to become more successful by providing a network to promote education, advocacy, the exchange of ideas, and develop relationships. For more information about The Outstanding Building of the Year Awards, visit http://www.BOMAFTLPB.org
Contact: Melanie Schrul, Executive Director BOMA Ft. Lauderdale/Palm Beaches 561.395.6664 or mailto: melanie(at)bomaftlpb(dot)org
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BOMA Fort Lauderdale & Palm Beaches Announces The Recipients of the 2014 TOBY Awards