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Advocate: An Update on Legislative, Regulatory, and Political Issues Affecting Commercial Real Estate
February 28, 2013
Volume 19, Issue 2
San Francisco's Gross Receipts Tax Briefing
What Commercial Property Owners and Property Managers Need to Know to Comply
BOMA San Francisco held a briefing for members recently to deliver pertinent information on how the Gross Receipts Tax structure will impact the Commercial Real Estate industry.
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Celebrating the BOMA Bay Area EARTH Awards
Promote Your Sustainable Services in the Sustainability Report
The Sustainability Report is a full-color print and digital publication that will be distributed on and after the annual BOMA Bay Area EARTH Awards event on May 16, 2013. Bring additional value to your firm and exposure to BOMA Bay Area Members.
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BOMA San Francisco News
SFMTA Director Ed Reiskin Speaks to BOMA San Francisco Government and Policy Advisory Committee Members
BOMA's Government and Policy Advisory Committee (GAPAC) recently welcomed back Ed Reiskin, Director of Transportation for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA).
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Supervisor London Breed Meets with BOMA San Francisco Members
Member representatives from BOMA San Francisco's Political Action Committee and Government Affairs Policy Advisory Committee met with newly elected San Francisco District 5 Supervisor London Breed recently.
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BOMA International News
Commercial Building Energy Asset Score -- Input Requested by US Department of Energy
The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) has developed a preliminary commercial building energy asset score to apply to a large variety of commercial building types across the U.S.  Last week, DOE issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit input on key issues associated with this voluntary score. The RFI was published in the Federal Register, and is available here.
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City Hall News
UPDATE: We Need Your Feedback - Planning Code Amendments for Bicycle Parking
Please review the most recent draft of the executive summary and language for the Planning Code Amendments for Bicycle Parking.   We've received word that the proposal will be continued at today's Planning Commission meeting and will be heard in the near future.
In the meantime, please continue to send in your feedback to johnb@boma.com.  The Planning Department and San Francisco Bicycle Coalition have been gracious partners in this process.  
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Energy and Environment News
San Francisco Benchmarking Ordinance - Free PG&E Workshops
Learn how to benchmark your building's energy performance with the help of PG&E's Automated Benchmarking Service—a free, easy-to-use service that automatically sends your commercial building's energy use information to the EPA's ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager every month.
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Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance
Minimum Qualifications for Energy Auditors
We've been reporting on the progress of BOMA member involvement regarding the Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance when relevant.   As such, we have received a number of inquiries regarding a list of qualified BOMA San Francisco Associate member firms that can benchmark a building and/or conduct an energy audit to meet the requirements of the new law.  Here is the current list of member companies that can perform this service.

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General News
Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Citizens Advisory Committee
March 15th Deadline
The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) is soliciting applications from Bay Area residents interested in serving on the TJPA Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC).  The TJPA CAC consists of 15 members representing specific constituencies which reflect the many local and regional groups interested in the Transbay Transit Center Program.
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Join the Spring 2013 Lights Out For Birds Campaign
Spring migration stared on February 15 — with more than 250 species of birds moving through the Bay Area! You can help them complete their long journeys safely by joining the Lights Out for Birds campaign.
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CB Richard Ellis (CBRE Inc.) is the world's premier, full-service real estate services company.  Operating globally, the firm holds a leadership position in virtually all of the world's key business centers.  The Company has approximately 31,000 employees, and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices worldwide.  CBRE Inc. offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our Web site atwww.cbre.com.
In the U.S., CBRE Inc. offers a wide range of sustainability programs including the establishment of the Green Knights, a nationwide team of sustainability advocates within the Company’s Asset Services and Global Corporate Services teams, which has more than 100 participants. More than 450 CBRE Inc. professionals globally have earned LEED® Professional Credentials and CBRE Inc. currently manages nearly 150 buildings certified under the LEED for Existing Buildings rating system, demonstrating the Company’s leadership in the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED program.  Additionally, CBRE Inc. conducts BOMA BEEP classes internally, which have attracted more than 9,500 attendees.
In the San Francisco Bay Area, CBRE Inc. employs approximately 750 people, manages approximately 46 million SF of commercial property and in 2010 completed sale and lease transactions totaling $2.9 billion. 


•  Energy and Environment Committee Meeting
March 5, 2013
Ferry Building, Port Commission Hearing Room
Please click here for more information.
•  GAPAC Meeting
March 6, 2013
BOMA San Francisco Office - 233 Sansome Street, 8th Floor
Please click here for more information.
Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting
March 12, 2013
Post Montgomery Center Tower, 30th Floor
Please click here for more information.
•  Codes and Regulations Committee Meeting
March 27, 2013
201 California Street, 2nd Floor
Please click here for more information.
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