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Emergency Preparedness

As commercial office buildings continue to be at risk from natural and man-made disasters, BOMA/Chicago actively meets with our state, federal and local partners to discuss threats and countermeasures. As awareness about threats increases, and best practices for prevention, response and recovery emerge, BOMA/Chicago develops standards and situational practice sessions for property management teams to ensure their tenants, staff and buildings are safe in an emergency or natural disaster. Whether severe weather, active shooter incidents, terrorism, or fire safety, BOMA/Chicago partners with local, state and federal first responders, and brings the latest training and resources to members.

Best Practices Library

Providing property management teams with a wide range of security documents in our Preparedness Best Practices Library.

Partnerships & Resources

Maintaining City of Chicago partnerships and resources, including city agencies and emergency notification apps and the Preparedness Best Practices Library.


Helping members mitigate threats and plan a safe environment for tenants, employees and visitors.


Sharing preventative measures to reduce or eliminate emergency situations.


Providing building personnel with preparedness response training and resources.


Sharing best practices and resources for business continuity and disaster recovery.