The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY)


START PREPARING YOUR 2019 TOBY SUBMISSION

 You are ready to apply for TOBY if you...

·        have an Emergency Preparedness Manual

·        have Energy Star® certification

·        offer tenant events in your building

·        hold blood drives or other charitable drives on your property

·        have a building automation system in place

Many people think applying for the TOBY is too tedious, but the reality is, you're already doing what is required to win. If you start compiling your documentation early, you will already be ahead of the competition. So, get started today!

TOBY Quick Reference Guide

2019 TOBY Planning Outline

Official 2019 TOBY Award Requirements By category

Earth Category
Industrial Category
Mixed-Use and Public Assembly Category
Renovated Category
Retail Category
Office Building Categories (All Other)

Building Inspection Form

Building Inspection Form (All Categories) 

Entry Intent Form

2019 TOBY Entry Intent Form

TOBY TIMELINE
2019 TOBY Awards Program Timeline

Questions? Contact Heather Woods or call the BOMA/Suburban Chicago office at (847) 995-0970.

BOMA/Suburban Chicago Announces 2018 Regional TOBY Winners

The North Central Region of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International recently announced the Regional winners of The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award competition. BOMA/Suburban Chicago is proud to announce that four of their member buildings have won the Regional TOBY Award. Management teams were notified with a surprise visit from members of the BOMA/Suburban Chicago Awards & Recognition Committee and BOMA staff.

The TOBY Awards is the most prestigious and comprehensive program of its kind in the commercial real estate industry, recognizing excellence in office buildings management and operations in specific categories of building size or type. To win the Regional award, the office buildings first won at the Local competition level.

The North Central Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky. There were 16 properties that competed in 11 TOBY categories this year from BOMA/Chicago, BOMA/Columbus, BOMA/Indianapolis, BOMA/Metro Detroit, and BOMA/Suburban Chicago.

Regional award recipients will now proceed to the International competition where winners will be announced live on June 26 at the TOBY Awards Program and Banquet at the BOMA International 2018 Conference and EXPO in San Antonio, TX.

The 2018 Regional TOBY Award winners from BOMA/Suburban Chicago are:


In the Suburban Office Park – Mid-Rise Category, the winner is:
Arboretum Lakes in Lisle
Managed and owned by Millbrook Properties



In the 100,000 to 249,999 Sqaure Feet Category, the winner is:
Edens in Northbrook
Managed by NAI Hiffman
Owned by
KBS Realty Advisors



In the Suburban Office Park Low-Rise Category, the winner is:
Naperville Woods Office Center in Naperville
Managed by NAI Hiffman
Owned by
Allegan Commercial REIT



In the 250,000 to 499,999 Square Feet Category, the winner is:
Windy Point II, in Schaumburg
Managed and owned by Piedmont Office Realty Trust




2018 Regional TOBY
Award Winners


In the Suburban Office Park – Mid-Rise
Category, the winner is:

Arboretum Lakes in Lisle
Managed by Millbrook Properties




In the 100,000 to 249,999 Sqaure Feet 
Category, the winner is:

Edens in Northbrook
Managed by NAI Hiffman




In the Suburban Office Park Low-Rise
Category, the winner is:

Naperville Woods Office Center in Naperville
Managed by NAI Hiffman




In the 250,000-499,999 Square Feet
Category
, the winner is:

Windy Point II in Schaumburg
Managed by Piedmont Office Realty Trust






Congratulations to the 2018 Regional 
TOBY Award Winners! 





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