Split Roll is a cataclysmic issue for property owners throughout California. Unfortunately, the emergence of Covid-19 will only magnify the catastrophic impacts created by Split Roll. That is to say, the pandemic alone has already created disaster-level scenarios. With this in mind, it is obvious that passing Split Roll will massively exacerbate these issues.Continue Reading
There is no shortage of hardship during the current pandemic crisis. In order to address the economic slowdown and shelter in place orders, some Los Angeles City Councilmembers are trying to push for an overall freeze in rent increases throughout the emergency period.Continue Reading
It was not that long ago that disaster management professionals handled crises primarily through landlines and press conferences. Thankfully, over the past 10 years, technology has redefined global emergency management and disaster communications. One of the first national disasters to heavily rely on technology, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), was Hurricane Sandy, as…Continue Reading
BOMA/GLA is honored to present our Elected Official of the Year, Kathryn Barger. We also support her reelection campaign for the Board of Supervisors.
As a faithful steward to District 5 and the residents of Los Angeles county, Barger has won reelection to her seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board, after having first been elected in 2016.
As ambulatory and acute care facilities across the country experience an increase in patients with COVID-19 symptoms, virtual care visits help providers meet demand while reducing potential transmission of the coronavirus. To help fulfill this need, Dignity Health – Southwest Division is offering a free virtual urgent care service for anyone experiencing mild to moderate…Continue Reading
Have your tenants asked you to submeter their commercial space yet? If not, they probably will soon! With submetering, your tenants are sure that their bills and leasing structure are just, that they have a return on investment of their individual energy conservation projects, and that they can proudly identify as sustainability leaders.Continue Reading
What is Sexual Harassment? California law defines sexual harassment as a form of sexual discrimination, which refers to unwelcome sexual advances, or any physical, verbal, or visual conduct of a sexual nature, including actions that create an offensive, hostile, or intimidating work environment based on sex. State law says that the offensive conduct does not…Continue Reading
In 2018, the California Supreme Court rendered a hasty decision that held concerns independent contractors and the California business community. In Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, the California Supreme Court analyzed a worker classification dispute between Dynamex and their independent contractors. In this case …Continue Reading
As decided by Martin Truitt, a local Democratic political campaign consultant, “This will be the most contested city election cycle in 50 years.” Including the mayoral race, there were 18 candidates spread across 5 races in Pasadena. Districts 1, 2, 4, and 6 were up for election, and all but 1 of the incumbents…Continue Reading
Even with a history of major earthquakes, there was decades of little to no progress on retrofit legislation in California. Now, the nation’s most sweeping seismic regulations live in Los Angeles with a unanimous vote by the City Council.Continue Reading