LASERTECH Floorplans, an international provider of as-built architectural services, is pleased to announce the opening of its New York office. The New York office will allow LASERTECH to meet an increasing demand for as-built solutions and services on the East Coast. LASERTECH has a network of surveyors located throughout the US and Canada, and by adding […]
San Francisco recently signed into law an ordinance making retrofitting of thousands of seismically unsafe buildings mandatory. This ordinance applies to wood-frame buildings built before 1978, which are at least three stories tall and have at least five residential units. These apartments are unsafe because an earthquake shakes the bottom floor that supports the weight of […]
Here’s an interesting article outlining the challenges of creating a BIM model on an existing building, for renovations.
BOMA 2010 Standards Summary
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Kent Gibson of BOMA gives an overview of the new 2010 Standards
New BOMA Floor Measurement Standards now ANSI approved.
BOMA has released a new Office Measurement Standard in 2010, updating the previous 1996 Standard. It defines 2 Methodologies, A (Legacy) and B (Single Load Factor). In addition, there is the Exterior Gross Area Standard, released in 2009. Read further to understand when to use each of these, and how they compare with the 1996 Standards.
Having just received the much-anticipated new BOMA 2017 Office Standards, we quickly went to work here at Lasertech Floorplans to digest, as well as implement, the new Standard, so as we could offer this to our clients, both old and new. Since implementing in October, we have done dozens of conversions already, and it seems […]
Finally, the new BOMA 2017 Office Standard has been officially released. This has been much anticipated by building owners, as it will certainly increase Rentables in most buildings, by an average of 2% is what we’ve been told. Most notable are the ability to now include exterior balconies and roof top terraces in Rentable area, […]
The Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) recently released: Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement and Calculating Rentable Area (2010) (“BOMA 2010”). This publication is the latest in a succession of BOMA Standards, which have been widely used for the measurement of the rentable area of office premises since 1915.
The new publication contains many revisions and additions to the previous BOMA standard of 1996: Standard Method for Measuring Floor Area in Office Buildings (“BOMA 1996”). We are about to give you a glimpse into what’s new