Publications

BOMA is the leading source for information on the commercial real estate industry. Our guidebooks, standards and research reports are the primary resource property professionals turn to for insights and guidance for more than 100 years.

BOMA Standards
In 1915, BOMA first published the Standard Method of Floor Measurement for Office Buildings, an accepted and approved methodology by the American National Standards Institute. Throughout the years, the standard has been revised to reflect the changing needs of the real estate market and the evolution of building design.

  • Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement
  • Industrial Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement
  • Gross Areas of a Building: Standard Methods of Measurement
  • Multi-Unit Residential Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement
  • Retail Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement
  • Mixed-Use Properties: Standard Methods of Measurement
  • Unified Approach for Measuring Office Space: For Use in Facility and Property Management

BOMA Experience Exchange Report® (EER®)
EER is commercial real estate’s most trusted and comprehensive income and expense benchmarking resource. The report covers more than 5,700 buildings and over 1 billion square feet of commercial space across the U.S. and Canada — three times more office building data and more medical office building data than any comparable source.

Accounting

  • Functional Accounting Guide and Chart of Accounts
  • Functional Accounting Guide and Chart of Accounts for Industrial Properties
  • The Escalation Handbook for Office Buildings: A Guide to Understanding, Preparing and Grossing Up Expense Escalations

BOMA 360 Performance Program®

  • Guide to Developing a Standard Operating Procedure Manual
  • Guide to Exterior Maintenance Management
  • Preventive Maintenance Guidebook: Best Practices to Maintain Efficient and Sustainable Buildings

Development

  • Developing, Leasing and Managing Healthcare Facilities in an Evolving Healthcare Environment
  • The Property Professional’s Guide to the Design-Build Process

Leasing

  • Commercial Lease: Guide to Sustainable and Energy Efficient Leasing for High-Performance Buildings
  • Developing, Leasing and Managing Healthcare Facilities in an Evolving Healthcare Environment
  • Standard Agency Management Agreement

Property Management

  • Allocating Common Area Maintenance (CAM) Charges in Mixed-Use Properties
  • Building Systems Desk Reference
  • Commercial Lease: Guide to Sustainable and Energy Efficient Leasing for High-Performance Buildings
  • Developing, Leasing and Managing Healthcare Facilities in an Evolving Healthcare Environment
  • Emergency Preparedness Guidebook
  • Guide to Developing a Standard Operating Procedure Manual
  • Guide to Exterior Maintenance Management
  • Guide to the ADA Standards
  • Pandemic Influenza: Are You Prepared? Tenant Brochures
  • Preventive Maintenance Guidebook: Best Practices to Maintain Efficient and Sustainable Buildings
  • Standard Agency Management Agreement
  • The Escalation Handbook for Office Buildings: A Guide to Understanding, Preparing and Grossing Up Expense Escalations
  • What Office Tenants Want

Security and Emergency Preparedness

  • Emergency Preparedness Guidebook
  • Pandemic Influenza: Are You Prepared? Tenant Brochures

Sustainability

  • Commercial Lease: Guide to Sustainable and Energy Efficient Leasing for High-Performance Buildings