BOMA International hosted The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY®) Awards on July 9, 2020 in the first-ever virtual awards ceremony to honour the best of the best in commercial buildings. The 2020 competition featured 78 buildings from eight BOMA International regions. Canadian properties excelled at the BOMA International Awards Gala – winning an incredible three awards. We congratulate all of the Canadian nominees for their achievement as outstanding leaders in the industry. We’d like to offer a special congratulations to our clients on their success:
|Award / Category||Property||Company|
|BOMA International TOBY Winner: Mixed-Use Building||MaRS West Tower|
|BOMA International TOBY Winner: Retail Building||Yorkdale Shopping Centre|
|BOMA International TOBY Winner: Office Building 250,000 – 499,999 sq. ft.||95 St. Clair Avenue West|
|BOMA International TOBY Finalist: Historical Building||25 King Street West|
|BOMA International TOBY Finalist: Renovated Building||101 McNabb Street|
|BOMA International TOBY Finalist: Suburban Office Park – Mid Rise||Mississauga City Centre|
|BOMA International TOBY Finalist: Office Building 500,000 – 1 Million sq. ft.||25 York Street|
In addition to the above, the following Canadian properties were also award finalists:
|Award / Category||Property|
|BOMA International TOBY Finalist: Corporate Facility||150 Rue des commandeurs, Desjardins|
|BOMA International TOBY Finalist: Industrial Building||9050 Airport Road, Oxford Properties Group|
|BOMA International TOBY Finalist: Public Assembly Building||Halifax Central Library, Halifax Regional Municipality|
|BOMA International TOBY Finalist: Office Building 100,000 – 249,999 sq. ft.||351 Water Street, East Port Properties Limited|
|BOMA International TOBY Finalist: Office Building Over 1 Million sq. ft.||Scotia Square, Crombie REIT|
|BOMA International Earth Award Finalist||2 Research Drive, Innovation Place|
More about the Awards
The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards are the most prestigious and comprehensive programs of their kind in the commercial real estate industry, recognizing quality in buildings and rewarding excellence in building management.
Finalists at the International level must first compete and win both at their local and regional BOMA levels. All facets of a building’s operations and management are thoroughly evaluated, spanning community involvement, tenant relations, to energy management, accessibility, emergency evacuation procedures, building personnel training programs, and overall quality indicators.
The Earth Awards aim to highlight the importance of resource conservation and sustainable commercial building management. It is presented to properties that have made significant efforts to improve their environmental performance.
If you’d like to see your property on this list in the future, please contact us to professionally write and project manage your BOMA Award Submissions.