Each year the TOBY Awards Program recognizes properties that exemplify superior building quality and management practices. The highlight of the year is the naming of The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards. Winners are selected from participants at the local, regional, and international levels.
START PLANNING YOUR 2018 TOBY SUBMISSION
View the TOBY Awards At-a-Glance Planning Outline to help you and your team start preparing for your application before the the 2018 Requirements are released by BOMA International.
Join us on Tuesday, July 18 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. for the 2018 TOBY Awards Q&A Workshop. This informative workshop, held at the BOMA Office in Schaumburg, will be facilitated by the BOMA/Suburban Chicago Awards Committee members, past judges, and former entrants. Learn valuable information about what is required on the TOBY Application and how to stand out from the competition! All Regular member building representatives and management teams are welcome. Register today.
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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!
There are three Levels of Competition:
Level 2) Local BOMA/Suburban Chicago winning entries advance to the regional level - North Central Region TOBY Awards.
For more than 25 years, The TOBY Awards remain the most prestigious and highly celebrated program of its kind in commercial real estate, recognizing quality in commercial real estate buildings and rewarding excellence in building management.
Questions? Call the BOMA/Suburban Chicago office at (847) 995-0970.
2017 REGIONAL TOBY AWARD WINNERS
The North Central Region of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International announced the Regional level winners of The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award competition in early April. BOMA/Suburban Chicago is proud to announce that two of their member buildings have won the Regional TOBY Award.
Windy Point II has been named the 2017 Regional TOBY Award winner for the 250,000-499,999 Square Feet Category. Windy Point II, located in Schaumburg, IL, is managed and owned by Piedmont Office Realty Trust.
Arboretum Lakes has been named the 2017 Regional TOBY Award winner for the Suburban Office Park, Mid-Rise Category. Arboretum Lakes, located in Lisle, IL, is managed and owned by Millbrook Properties.
There were 16 properties that competed in 12 TOBY categories this year from BOMA/Chicago, BOMA/Columbus, BOMA/Indianapolis, BOMA/Metro Detroit, and BOMA/Suburban Chicago.
Regional winners will now proceed to the International competition where winners will be announced live on June 27 at the TOBY reception and banquet at the BOMA International 2017 Conference and EXPO in Nashville, TN.
“Winning the TOBY award not only sets a building apart from others, but it is a true testament to the commitment, hard work, and dedication of the property management teams to be the best of the best in all aspects of their building. Each winner has shown a desire to contribute to the overall success of their owners, clients, and communities and we wish them the best of luck as they proceed to the International competition.” - Debby Pyznarski, President of BOMA North Central Region and Senior General Manager at Lincoln Property Company.
2017 Regional TOBY