Publications & Standards

 
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