BOMA Boston TOBY® Awards

What are the TOBY® Awards
The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY®) Awards are an annual recognition of outstanding buildings in the local, regional and international arena. BOMA Boston is the host of the local TOBYs for the Greater Boston real estate community.

Who is Eligible for a TOBY Award?
All commercial office and industrial buildings qualify for a TOBY Award if you meet the eligibility requirements as laid out by BOMA International’s TOBY Committee. There are 14 categories for the TOBY Awards, including specialty categories, like the Earth Award. Please
click here for a list of categories and entry requirements.

What is the Deadline for the 2013 TOBY Awards?
The deadline for submitting your building is Monday, September 9, 2013.

When Will the TOBY Award Winners Be Announced?
The 2013 BOMA Boston TOBY Award winners will be announced at the BOMA Boston TOBY and Industry Awards Dinner on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the Westin Copley Place. All of the winners will be included in a special supplement of the local trade publication that will be distributed after the event.

What if I Win at the Local Level?
If you win at the local level, you will have a chance to work with BOMA Boston TOBY Committee members to make your entry more competitive at the Mid-Atlantic Regional level. If you win at the MAC level, you will be eligible to compete at the International Level. The BOMA MAC Awards will be given out at the regional MAC TOBY Dinner in April 2014. The International TOBY Awards will be presented in June 2014 in Orlando, FL at the BOMA International
Every Building Conference & Expo.

What Format Should I Use?
BOMA Boston encourages all local submissions to be put in a binder and to utilize the binder tabs provided on the website. Click here for the binder tabs

Deadline Monday, September 9, 2013
For questions and comments regarding the 2013 BOMA TOBY and Industry Awards, please contact Kayla Burmeister, Senior Membership and Event Coordinator, BOMA Boston, at 617-399-7863 or


Contact Kayla at or 617-399-7863


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