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The McMorrow Corporate Facilities Management Report presents news, information, feature articles, conferences, and products and services for commercial/corporate facility executives and administrators, property managers, and specifiers including architects, designers, and engineers charged with maintaining the workplace for optimal productivity, functionality, and retention of the workplace professional.

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The McMorrow Corporate Facilities Management Report presents news, information, feature articles, conferences, and products and services for commercial/corporate facility executives and administrators, property managers, and specifiers including architects, designers, and engineers charged with maintaining the workplace for optimal productivity, functionality, and retention of the workplace professional.

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The McMorrow Corporate Facilities Management Report presents news, information, feature articles, conferences, and products and services for commercial/corporate facility executives and administrators, property managers, and specifiers including architects, designers, and engineers charged with maintaining the workplace for optimal productivity, functionality, and retention of the workplace professional.

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The McMorrow Corporate Facilities Management Report presents news, information, feature articles, conferences, and products and services for commercial/corporate facility executives and administrators, property managers, and specifiers including architects, designers, and engineers charged with maintaining the workplace for optimal productivity, functionality, and retention of the workplace professional.

John Bryant named BOMA International’s Vice President of Advocacy, Codes & Standards

John Bryant has joined the Boma International staff as Vice President of Advocacy, Codes & Standards. Bryant will lead BOMA’s federal and state advocacy programs and oversee its efforts representing the interests of commercial real estate during the development of model building codes. In his capacity as the association’s chief advocate, he will work with lawmakers and federal agencies on a wide range of issues affecting the industry.

Bryant comes to BOMA from NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, where he most recently served as senior director of Federal Affairs. While at NAIOP, he successfully lobbied for a host of environmental and land-use initiatives and for the passage of several tax extenders beneficial to the commercial real estate industry. He also was instrumental in advocating for the development of building code energy efficiency legislation, which currently is being conferenced by the U.S. House and Senate. He is widely recognized as an industry expert, and he has authored numerous articles on a wide range of legislative and regulatory issues affecting commercial real estate.

Prior to his 13 years at NAIOP, Bryant served as environmental and transportation advisor to former Representative Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.). In this position, he helped to draft legislation on environmental issues, directed business and community outreach and served as the primary congressional liaison to federal agencies.

“John Bryant’s long track record of success in federal advocacy and impressive knowledge of commercial real estate make him an ideal fit for BOMA International and an asset to the industry,” said BOMA International President and Chief Operating Officer Henry H. Chamberlain, APR, FASAE, CAE. “We are pleased to add his considerable expertise and passion to BOMA’s advocacy team.”

BOMA International’s advocacy program boasts a long history of critical legislative victories—including, most recently, the permanent extension of the 15-year depreciation on qualified leasehold improvements and a  two-year extension of the energy efficiency tax deduction for commercial buildings. In addition to federal advocacy, BOMA International staff also supports the BOMA local associations across the United States in their local and state advocacy efforts.