Awards & Recognition

BOMA Greater Little Rock recognizes excellence in our members and their buildings. Each year, the membership, committee chairs, and Board nominate, select, and honor members who have demonstrated extra efforts to BOMA GLR in the immediate past year.

Annual Awards

Member of the Year: One Principal and one Associate member who have exhibited outstanding service to BOMA and the real estate community.

Rising Star Award: One Principal and one Associate member who have demonstrated aptitude of a future leader.

Committee Go To Award: A committee member the committee chair can always count on for participation and committee work.

Committee Stand Out Award:  A member whose participation stands out in their participation, enthusiasm, or commitment. 

 

Year   Principal Member of the Year    Associate Member of the Year            Rising Star

2020            Martha Kirspel                      Kenneth Ferrell, Mallory Moore         Margot Miller & Cody Yeoman

2019              Teresa Kreis                                Chris Apple                         Kathy Thompson & Mallory Moore

2018             Cheryl White                               Shane Harvey                          Emily Burke & Heath Boyd

2017           Melinda Martin                              Sharon Parker

2016           Jennifer Lester                             Becky Haywood

2015      Allyce Twedt (deceased)                       Chris Apple

2014              Eldon Bock                                Arley Wheetley

2013               Alan Hope                                 Robin Connell

2012            Rebekah Gray                                 Billy Lewis

2011           Jennifer Lester                                 Rich Riley

2010           Melinda Martin                              Blake Grappe

2009           Betty Donovan                               Tina Shelby

2008            Anne Laidlaw                                Chad Brown

2007       Allyce Twedt (deceased)             Jim Laidlaw & Roger Lacy

2006           Johnny Kincaid                               Susan Fricke

2005           Denise Hanson                             Sharon Parker

BOMA 360 Performance Program

The BOMA 360 Performance Program sets the standard worldwide for operational best practices in the commercial real estate industry. For building owners and managers who want to help their properties stand out from the crowd, there is no clearer mark of excellence than achieving the BOMA 360 designation.

Earning the prestigious BOMA 360 label demonstrates that a building is outperforming the competition across all areas of operations and management. Designees report the program helped them achieve operational efficiencies as well as higher levels of tenant satisfaction.

Click here to download the BOMA 360 2.0 brochure.

As the BOMA 360 program continues to expand around the globe, more and more properties are reaping the substantial benefits and significant return on investment that the designation offers, an unmistakable edge in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

New Local Submissions are due first Friday of the quarter:

            March 5, 2021

            June 4, 2021

            September 3, 2021

            December 3, 2021

Renewal Submissions are due by the last date of the quarter month:

            March 31, 2021

            June 30, 2021

            September 30, 2021

            December 31, 2021

Log in to begin the process and register your building for entry.

 

BOMA International Award Fees

Local submission fee (admin fee): $50.00

Regional submission fee: $325.00*

*Plus any other fees designated by the region.

 

Helpful Documents

BOMA 360 Webinar

Need help? Please let us know your questions [email protected].

Information provided by BOMA International.

THE OUTSTANDING BUILDING OF THE YEAR (TOBY) AWARD

The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY®) Award is one of the most prestigious and comprehensive programs of its kind in the commercial real estate industry recognizing quality in buildings and rewarding excellence in building management.

During the competitions, all facets of a building's operations are thoroughly evaluated. Buildings are judged on everything from community involvement and site management to environmental and "green" policies and procedures.

TOBY® Categories

Earth

Industrial

Mixed-Use and Public Assembly

Renovated

Retail

Office Building Categories (All Other)

Levels of Competition

The competition consists of three levels. The competition begins at the BOMA local association level, winning entries advance from there to the regional level and, finally, regional winners advance to the international level. The international TOBY Awards will be presented at the BOMA International Conference each year.

Local Due Date

Local Submissions are due by 11/15/2020 for the 2021 cycle.

Log in to begin the process and register your building for entry.

Fees are as follows:

Local submission fee (admin fee): $50.00

Regional submission fee: $325.00*

*Plus any other fees designated by the region.

Helpful Documents

How to submit your building

BOMA Toby Awards Tutorial

Benefits of Winning TOBY

BOMA 360 vs. TOBY Comparison

Frequently Asked Questions

Forms and Judging Sheets

Building Inspection Forms

Judging Sheets

TOBY Inspection Verification Form

Need help? Please let us know your questions [email protected].

 

TOBY Past Award Recipients

 

2020 AWARDS

  • Award Category: Mixed Use/Public Assembly
  • Property Name: Pavilion in the Park
  • Property Manager: Teresa Kreis, Colliers

2019 AWARDS

  • Award Category: 500,000 - 1 Million SF
  • Property Name: Regions Center
  • Property Manager: Tiffany Martin, Newmark Moses Tucker Partners

2014 AWARDS

  • Award Category: Earth
  • Property Name: Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)
  • Property Manager: Joe Farmer, ADEQ

2013 AWARDS

  • Award Category: Industrial Office
  • Property Name: UAMS West Energy Plant
  • Property Manager: Robert Airo, UAMS
  • Award Category: 500,000 - 1 Million SF
  • Property Name: Regions Center
  • Property Manager: Kim Battle, Daymark Realty Advisors

2011 AWARDS

  • Award Category: Earth
  • Property Name: Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)
  • Property Manager: Joe Farmer, ADEQ
  • Award Category: Historical
  • Property Name: Sturgis Hall
  • Property Manager: Debbie Shock
  • Award Category: 500,000 - 1 Million SF
  • Property Name: Regions Center
  • Property Manager: Daymark Realty Advisors, Kim Battle 
  • Award Category: 100,000 - 249,999 SF
  • Property Name: Union Plaza Building
  • Property Manager: Jennifer Lester, CPM, RPA, Union Plaza Commercial Real Estate

2009 AWARDS

  • Award Category: Earth
  • Property Name: Heifer*
  • Property Manager: 

            * won at the international level

  • Award Category: 100,000 - 249,999 SF
  • Property Name: Union Plaza Building
  • Property Manager: Jennifer Lester, CPM, RPA, Union Plaza Commercial Real Estate

2008 AWARDS

  • Award Category: Renovated Building
  • Property Name: Union Plaza Building
  • Property Manager: Jennifer Lester, CPM, RPA, Union Plaza Commercial Real Estate

2007 AWARDS

  • Award Category: Suburban Office Park
  • Property Name: Nuvell
  • Property Manager: Carey Thompson, Flake & Kelley Commercial