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Your office building’s data has a story to tell.
Will you share it?

Total rental income, utility costs, square footage per office worker. On the surface, these numbers are just columns in your spreadsheets or line items in your accounting software. But dig deeper, and you will find a story about how your office building is being operated. And when your building’s data joins the data from thousands of other office properties, it combines to tell the broader story of how your market, the office sector and the commercial real estate industry are transforming.

Do your part to complete the narrative. Share your data with BOMA International’s 2017 Office Experience Exchange Report (Office EER) survey. Not only is your participation in this annual survey essential to ensuring BOMA continues to capture the best and most accurate benchmarking information in the industry for its forthcoming 2017 report, but it also unlocks a number of valuable benefits that will improve your office building’s performance.
It’s No Tall Tale: Completing the Survey Is Easy
Any office building can submit 2016 year–end income and expense data to the 2017 Office EER survey, regardless of whether or not the property is owned or managed by a BOMA member. The intuitive and interactive online submission form allows most respondents to finish in about 30 minutes, but there’s no need to complete an entire survey at once. Save your answers as you go and return to the form as many times as needed before the March 31 deadline.

Turn Your Data into a Competitive Advantage

When you complete the survey, you will:

Receive a free Expense Performance Comparison report, which assesses how your office building compares to its market peers;
Gain priority access to the 2017 Office EER when it is released this summer—and receive deep discounts on your subscription;
Fulfill a prerequisite for applying for, maintaining or renewing your building’s BOMA 360 designation; and
Help create the industry’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool for the office sector, which can be used to assess income and expenses, create budgets and discover marketplace trends.

Interested in sharing data from multiple properties with the 2017 surveys?

BOMA International now offers two easy ways to submit portfolio-wide data:

  1. If you have 10 or more properties, complete our Excel spreadsheet template to quickly and simply upload your data to the survey system. After logging into your account, click the “Import Multiple Properties” link, which will take you to a webpage with templates for both surveys.
  2. If you have 20 or more properties, BOMA has joined with Waypoint to offer a free automated process for sharing data. Contributors who wish to submit 20 or more buildings at the same time to either survey may easily and securely export their income and expense data directly from their accounting software into Waypoint’s online Contributor Platform.
For more information on either process, contact eer@boma.org.

Still Available: The Most Comprehensive Benchmarking Data for the Office Sector

Whether you own or manage an office property, a medical office building, a corporate facility or a government building, only the Office EER has the essential data you need to evaluate operational and management practices to heighten asset performance. The information found in the latest report can help you identify opportunities for cost savings, refine operating strategies, assess new markets and much more. The Office EER truly is a powerful business tool.

Create Your Own Customized Reports
The Office EER’s advanced online database allows you to go beyond the broad national and individual market data to design reports for your state, province or region; search by multiple building parameters, such as property size or age; and access historical data to help identify market trends. Plus, subscribers can run separate reports for different market sectors or asset types.
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