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BOMA 2017 - Office Buildings
BOMA 2017 - Office Buildings

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to the BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.1-2017).

BOMA 2018 - Gross Areas Standard
BOMA 2018 - Gross Areas Standard

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to the BOMA 2018 Gross Areas Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.3-2018).

BOMA 2010 - Office Buildings
BOMA 2010 - Office Buildings

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.1–2010).

BOMA 1996 - Office Buildings
BOMA 1996 - Office Buildings

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to the Standard Method For Measuring Floor Area In Office Buildings (ANSI/BOMA Z65.1–1996).

BOMA 1980 - Office Buildings
BOMA 1980 - Office Buildings

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to the Standard Method For Measuring Floor Area In Office Buildings (ANSI Z65.1–1980).

BOMA 2012 (formerly 2009 and 2004) - Industrial Buildings
BOMA 2012 (formerly 2009 and 2004) - Industrial Buildings

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to Industrial Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.2 – 2012).

*Please note that BOMA 2012 effectively replaces the previous documents published in 2009 and 2004. The 2012 Standard contains virtually identical methodology, but is reformatted to align with BOMA's other new standards. Additionally the 2012 Standard is now ANSI approved.

BOMA 2009 - Gross Areas Standard
BOMA 2009 - Gross Areas Standard

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to the BOMA 2009 The Gross Areas of a Building: Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.3-2009).

BOMA 2010 - Multi-Unit Residential
BOMA 2010 - Multi-Unit Residential

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to Multi-Unit Residential Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.4 – 2010).

BOMA 2010 - Retail
BOMA 2010 - Retail

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to Retail Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.5–2010).

BOMA 2012 - Mixed Use Properties
BOMA 2012 - Mixed Use Properties

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to the BOMA 2012 Mixed-Use Properties: Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.6-2012).

IPMS: Office Buildings (Nov 2014)
IPMS: Office Buildings (Nov 2014)

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to the International Property Measurement Standards: Office Buildings. You can download your copy of of the standard here.

IPMS: Retail Buildings (2019)
IPMS: Retail Buildings (2019)

Read previous posts and ask us questions pertaining to the International Property Measurement Standards: Retail Buildings