Climate Resilience

Climate Resilience

Extreme weather events have been expanding in both frequency and intensity over the years. Building owners and managers are correspondingly responding with resilience measures to protect their assets and occupants. To create more awareness of the challenges and opportunities associated with making your building more resilient, BOMA Canada has brought together various resources to better support the industry.

Climate Resilience Committee

The BOMA Canada National Climate Resilience Committee is group of professionals dedicated to supporting the commercial real estate towards a more climate resilient future.

Committee Members

Alice Dixon – Infrastructure Ontario

Anika de la Flor – QuadReal Properties

Anna Murray – BentallGreenOak

Ben Welch – Triovest

Bill Fender – FirstOnSite

Caroline Bordeaux – Canderel

Christine Wickett – Morguard

David Hoffman – Hines Canada

Doug Riches – Allied REIT

Gregory Eskins – Marsh

Jamie Gray-Donald – QuadReal Properties

Jason Benner – Triovest

Jason Boyko – Swiss Re

Jon Douglas – Menkes Property Management Service Inc.

Karen Jalon – Cadillac Fairview

Kevin Spiers – FirstOnSite

Kit Milnes – Kingsett Capital

Kristopher Kolenc – REALPAC

Lachlan MacQuarrie – Oxford Properties

Melissa Jacobs – First Capital

Natalia Moudrak – Intact Center

Mer Ebrahimzadeh – Colliers International

Nirwair Bajwa – Stantec

Randal Froebelius – Equity ICI

Regan Smith – Manulife

Rob Simson – Ivanhoe Cambridge

Romain Stephano – Canderel

Sante Esposito – Colliers International

Bala Gnanam – BOMA Toronto

Benjamin Shinewald – BOMA Canada

John Smiciklas – BOMA Canada

Victoria Papp – BOMA Canada

BOMA Canada Resources

Resilience in the Commercial Real Estate Industry – 2022:  Connecting the data collection practices for operational management and efficiency with corporate portfolio risk management.

Ahead of the Storm One Pager: A quick summary of the full report.

Ahead of the Storm: Developing Flood-Resilience Guidance for Canada’s Commercial Real Estate. Published by Intact Center and supported by Intact Insurance, RealPAC and BOMA Canada. This report outlines 20 measures that can be implemented by commercial real estate owners and managers to enhance flood-resilience of existing office towers, thereby reducing the potential for property damage, business disruptions and loss of life.

The BOMA Canada Resilience Brief – an important tool to help building owners and managers begin to consider resilience and the potential risks imposed by extreme weather events.