BOMA 2017 for Office Buildings: What's New

Recorded On: 11/14/2017

For more than a century, BOMA has set the standard for measuring office buildings, starting with the publication of the first “Office Measurement Standard” in 1915. BOMA 2017 for Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.1—2017) is the latest update to the office standard.  As office buildings continue to evolve with complex architectural designs along with the growing tenant demands for amenity-rich building features, the BOMA 2017 Office Standard addresses the changing office building landscape.  Find out what’s new in the 2017 Office Standard in this 60-minute webinar presented by several of the key architects of the new standard. This course is approved for one AIA Learning Unit Hour (LU).

This archived webinar does not include a copy of the 2017 Office Standard. Visit our bookstore to purchase a copy.

Learning Objectives

Learn the difference between Method A and Method B.  
Understand the purpose of the BOMA floor measurement standards.  
Find out what is new in the 2017 BOMA Office Standard.  
Gain Insight into the reasoning behind the changes made to the 2017 Office Standard

David Fingret

Principal & Co-Founder, Extreme Measures Inc.

David is Vice Chair of the BOMA Floor Measurements Standards Committee and Editor and Illustrator of the BOMA 2017 Office Standard. His company, Extreme Measures, of which he has been a principal owner for 21 years, specializes in as-built measurement of commercial real estate and area analysis according to BOMA standards.

Rebecca B. Hanner, BOMA Fellow, CPM, RPA

Principal, Hanner Commercial Asset Services

Becky recently left Cushman & Wakefield after developing a property portfolio approaching 14 million square feet to start her own firm, Commercial Asset Services. She is a recognized thought leader known for growing businesses while positively cultivating internal and external relationships. She drives strategy and new business development through her vast network of contacts and ability to keep a pulse on industry trends. A skilled mentor, Becky develops a strong work culture focused on high expectations, collaboration, and quality service delivery, and achieving process improvements through employee engagement. Becky is a member of the BOMA Standard Methods of Floor Measurement Committee and is chair of its Education Subcommittee.

Mitchell Luehring



Mitch Luehring has been a leader in Gensler’s area analysis practice for over 10 years.  He advises clients and colleagues on the value and insights that building area measurements and standards can bring to their projects.  Currently, Mitch is a member of the BOMA Floor Measurement Standards Committee and has served as co-chair of the BOMA 2017 Office Standard Revisions Task Force and co-chair of the BOMA 2019 Industrial Revisions Task Force.


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1.00 Credit Hours credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 Credit Hours credit  |  Certificate available