Do you want your commercial building to be recognized as one of the Best of the Best? 
BOMA Phoenix is accepting entries for The Outstanding Building of the Year Awards.  For over 25 years the TOBY Awards has been recognizing properties that exemplify outstanding building quality and management practices.  Winners are selected from participants at local, regional and international levels.
Every year the BOMA Greater Phoenix TOBY Awards Program recognizes properties that incorporate superior building management practices into everyday operations. The TOBY Award is the highest mark of excellence for building management. All facets of building operations and management are evaluated during the judging process. The qualifications for the general TOBY categories are: display of overall superior quality in areas of tenant retention programs, community involvement, emergency evacuation procedures, ADA provisions, preventative maintenance schedules, security issues, policy and procedure manuals, as well as continuing education for building personnel. Judging is carried out by a panel comprised of industry professionals including: property managers, engineers and service professionals that support building operations on a day-to-day basis. Buildings can enter the TOBY Awards in one of the following categories:
  • Under 100,000 Square Feet
  • Government Building
  • 100,000-249,999 Square Feet
  • Historical Building
  • 250,000-499,999 Square Feet
  • Corporate Facility
  • 500,000-1 Million Square Feet
  • Industrial Office Park
  • Over 1 Million Square Feet
  • Medical Office Building
  • Suburban Office Park – Low-Rise
  • Renovated Building
  • Suburban Office Park – Mid-Rise
  • Earth
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Westside Business Park

Congratulations to LBA Realty, LLC and Karen Piper, Regional Operations Manager for winning Industrial Office Building: Westside Business Park for the 2013 BOMA Pacific Southwest Region.  Best wishes to you as your building represent not only your owners, but also your local BOMA and BOMA-Pacific Southwest Region at BOMA-International.

Deadline to submit buildings are on Monday, June 10th.  Please contact Mischelle Arreca at if you would like to submit your building or have general questions regarding the 2013 BOMA Phoenix TOBY Awards

Mischelle has been a BOMA member since 2009 and is a Board of Directors Member and volunteers for the TOBY Committee and Protect our Properties Committee (formerly Government Affairs).