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Capital Improvements & Construction Blueprints

  • April 05, 2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • April 19, 2023
  • 12:00 PM
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BOMA/Suburban Chicago's Education Committee presents

Capital Improvements Series

"Building a Path to Construction Success" 

3 Half-Days | In Person Workshops (8am - 12pm) 


Wednesday, April 5             Schaumburg Corporate Center     1501 E. Woodfield Road

  Wednesday, April 12           Schaumburg Corporate Center     1501 E. Woodfield Road   

Wednesday, April 19                  Schaumburg Towers                     1400 American Lane

The Education Committee invites you to join industry experts from BOMA/Suburban Chicago for a three, half-day series focusing on leading and managing Capital Improvement projects. Our professionals will share strategies for project planning, pitching to your owner, financing, contractor bidding and selection, project management from design to close out, and an overview of understanding blueprint drawings, as well as a half day dedicated to digging into mechanical, electric, plumbing drawings (MEPs). Speakers will share real life case studies, how to prevent common mistakes and address challenges. 

Seating is Limited! - Register Today! 


  • Recognize the need for capital work and when
  • Understand how CapEx increases revenue
  • CapEx and depreciation
  • Calculate payback analysis
  • Project delivery methods and contracts
  • Bid leveling
  • How to read a blueprint
  • Stages of construction
  • Close out process
  • Reading and understanding Mechanical Electric Plumbing/Fire Protection/Fire Alarm/Technology drawings
  • Early career property and facility managers
  • Asset Managers
  • Building team engineers


  • Template/list of building mechanicals to evaluate annually
  • Capital improvement tracking template
  • Capital plan creation template

Series Summary

Wednesday, April 5 "PLAN"

Summary: Where to start, how to pitch, types of financing, bidding, contract preparation, and project preparation.

Wednesday, April 12 "BUILD"

Summary: Focusing on stages of a tenant improvement project delivery and documentation from conceptual design thru closeout. Learn basic terminology and drawings related to interior construction projects.  We will share real-world examples and use a real plan to practice seeking out answers to common questions.  

Wednesday, April 19  "UNDERSTAND" - MEPs Training (Optional)

Summary: Includes a deep dive into architectural, Mechanical Electric Plumbing/Fire Protection/Fire Alarm/Technology, and structural drawings with a focus on "protecting the building."


  • Angie Casper, JLL 
  • Natalie Cico, Newmark 
  • Kyle DeLuna, JLL
  • Jonelle Dzikowicz, Clarion Construction, Inc.
  • Jennifer Jutton, Environmental Systems Designs, Inc. 
  • Ken Johnson, Clarion Construction, Inc.
  • Jose Orta, Environmental System Designs, Inc.
  • Patti Pierce, Hamilton Partners

BOMA/Suburban Chicago
1515 E. Woodfield Rd, Suite 110
Schaumburg IL 60173

Phone: (847) 995-0970
Fax: (847) 995-0971


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