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The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award is 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 award evaluation process, all facets of a building's operations are thoroughly reviewed. Buildings are judged on everything from community involvement and site management to environmental and "green" policies and procedures.

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.

Building Entries represent the best in building operations and management across 16 categories. These include:

  • Corporate Facility
  • Earth
  • Historical Building
  • Industrial Office Building
  • Medical Office Building
  • Mixed-Use (New Category!)
  • Public Assembly (New Category!)
  • Renovated Building
  • Retail
  • Suburban Office Park (Low-Rise)
  • Suburban Office Park (Mid-Rise)
  • Under 100,000 Square Feet
  • 100,000-249,999 Square Feet
  • 250,000-499,999 Square Feet
  • 500,000 – 1 Million Square Feet
  • Over 1 Million Square Feet

 

2019 - 2020 TOBY COMPETITION TIMELINE

LOCAL: 

  Registration Deadline- 09/03 to 10/31/19

  eSubmission Deadline-11/29/19

  Physical Judging Period- 12/09 to 01/10/20

 

Local Fees: $50

 

Click here to access the Local TOBY online portal.  Select "BOMA Sacramento" from the pull down menu.

 

REGIONAL: 

  TOBY Session - 02/21 to 2/28/20

  eSubmission Deadline - March 9, 2020

  Winners Advance - April TBD

 

INTERNATIONAL: 

  International Awards Ceremony 06/30/2020

  (in Philadelphia, PA )

 

2019 - 2020 TOBY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TOBY Entry Requirements (ALL OFFICE)

TOBY Entry Requirements (EARTH)

TOBY Entry Requirements (Industrial)

TOBY Entry Requirements (Mixed Use and Public Assembly)

TOBY Entry Requirements (Renovated)

TOBY Entry Requirements (Retail)

 

TOBY INSPECTION VERIFICATION FORMS & JUDGING GUIDELINES

TOBY Inspection Verification Form- Earth

 

 TOBY Inspection Verification Form

 

2020 Building Inspection Forms

 

Judging Guidelines - All Categories

 

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions please contact Jessica Heckle, TOBY Chair at JessicaHeckle@buzzoates.com or (916)443-9092

GET STARTED!

Click here to begin the process and register your building for entry.

 

Past BOMA Sacramento International Winners

  • 1993/1994 Natomas Corporate Center – Suburban Office Park Category
  • 2003/2004 Joe Serna Jr. Cal/EPA Headquarters Building – Earth Award
  • 2010/2011 300 Capitol Mall – 250,000-499,999 square feet
  • 2013/2014 Gateway Oaks IV – Under 100,000 square feet