BOMA Southern Region announced the winners of the regional competition on March 26th. JAM was honored to contribute to two of the winning teams.
Jackie Awve Marketing was commissioned by Lincoln Property Group and Vanderbilt Office Properties to write their TOBY submissions. We are pleased to announce both entrants won in the categories of:
• Suburban Office Mid-Rise: Royal Palm Office Park, owned by TR Royal Palm Corp. and managed by Alina Rizo with Lincoln Property Group
• Renovated Building: Northbridge Centre, owned by Northbridge Property Owner LLC and managed by Julie Palmer-Nicholson with Vanderbilt Office Properties
The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY®) Award is the commercial real estate industry’s highest recognition honoring excellence in commercial building management and operations in specific categories of building type or size. For an opportunity to win a BOMA International TOBY Award, a property must first win both local and regional competitions. It is an opportunity to showcase the real estate asset’s strengths and gain recognition for best-in-class operations and management with the most prestigious and comprehensive award of its kind in the commercial real estate industry.
Each applicant must submit a narrative that describes their management process in the areas of tenant relations, commitment to environmental sustainability, emergency preparedness, budgeting, work order systems, security standards, staff experience, continuing education and much more. Each building class has unique submission requirements. Twenty-five buildings competed for the coveted title and the ability to advance to International competition.
The Southern Region local BOMA associations include: Miami-Dade • Ft. Lauderdale & The Palm Beaches • Orlando • Jacksonville • Greater Tampa Bay • Tallahassee • Georgia • Mississippi • Alabama • North Alabama • Greater Charlotte • Raleigh-Durham • Chattanooga • Knoxville • Memphis • Nashville
Northbridge Centre is a 21-story, Class A iconic tower centrally located in Downtown West Palm Beach. The landmark property is easily recognized at a distance by the 21-story dark glass office tower connected by a sky bridge to the matching Pavilion building and parking garage to the south.
Northbridge Centre is managed by Julie Palmer-Nicholson, RPA of Vanderbilt Office Properties, LLC. The team is competing in the Renovated category.
Royal Palm Office Park consists of two Class-A office towers on 25.5 acres in the business district of Plantation, Florida. Royal Palm I is nine stories. Royal Palm II is eight stories. With 465,592 rentable square feet, Royal Palm Office Park has a top-notch roster of International, Fortune 500, governmental and medical tenants.
Royal Palm Office Park is managed by Alina Rizo, RPA of Lincoln Property Company. The team is competing in the Suburban Office Park category.
Winners were automatically be entered to compete at the International level, which will be announced in June. JAM congratulates Julie and Alina on their achievements and wishes them the best of luck in the journey toward the International award.
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