BOSTON–CBRE announced that the firm took home six Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) awards, which were presented at the annual 2019 BOMA Boston’s The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) and Industry Awards Ceremony held on November 20, 2019 and hosted by Scott Rickards, President of BOMA Boston.
“It is a true testament to see that CBRE has some of the best managed buildings and the highest quality professionals in the business. We would like to thank all the nominees and award winners for their tireless efforts in submitting their properties for consideration and to thank all of those who participated in the BOMA judging process,” said Mark Tassinari, Managing Director of CBRE’s New England Property Management division.
CBRE was honored with three TOBY awards for individual properties under the firm’s management; honors included One Beacon Street, a Metropolitan Life Insurance Company asset in Boston, for the Over 1 Million Square Feet category; The Center at Corporate Drive, a Spear Street Capital asset in Burlington, for the Low-Rise Suburban Office Part of the Year category; and 5th Ave & Totten Pond at City Point, an Anchor Line Partners asset in Waltham, for the Mid-Rise Suburban Office Part of the Year category.
Dan Ferdenzi, Senior Real Estate Manager at The Center at Corporate Drive in Burlington, was recognized as Low-Rise Property Manager of the Year. Dan Gobron, Chief Engineer at 101 Seaport Boulevard in Boston, received the “Chief Engineer of the Year” award. William Cannell, Lead Engineer at 100 Northern Avenue in Boston, received the “Engineer of the Year” award.
More than 600 real estate professionals attended the event, including property management teams, owners and companies who provide services to the industry. Buildings that won local TOBY awards will move onto the 2020 BOMA Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) regional competition, which will be held in New York, New York, in April 2020. Winners from the MAC will move onto the international competition at the 2020 BOMA International Conference & Expo in Salt Lake City, Utah, in June 2020. This year marks the 33nd anniversary of the awards.
In addition to the above six awards, Lauren Nappi and Chris Daley were recognized for obtaining the “BOMA 360 Performance Building” designation at 179 Lincoln Street in Boston.