Center Point Business Park 2014 Industrial Park of the Year!

CPBP AwardThe Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Greater Tampa Bay recognized the winners of the 2014 Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) awards November 13th. The TOBY awards honor outstanding commercial real estate properties and industry personnel. BOMA Greater Tampa Bay celebrated their 30th Anniversary with the most successful, sold out event ever hosted. The event was held at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. The award for the Outstanding Industrial Park went to Center Point Business Park, submitted by Robert Smith, Taylor & Mathis of Florida, LLC, owned by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.

On behalf of the staff at Center Point Business Park, we are extremely pleased to bring the Industrial Park of the Year award home to our owner, MetLife. This award exemplifies the day to day work that the Taylor & Mathis team performs as well as MetLife’s commitment to make this property stand out as a great place for companies to call home.   We look forward to the opportunity to advance to the  BOMA Southern Regional awards. —  Property Manager Robert Smith

Kudos to our property management & leasing staff on this achievement. And kudos to all of our fellow nominees and award winners!

Center Point Business Park is now eligible to advance to the southern region BOMA competition to be held in Charlotte, NC in April 2015. All applicants took part in a thorough review of their buildings including inspections of both public and non‐public areas of the buildings. The review process also included interviews with the property management teams and tenants, where they were evaluated in categories such as emergency preparedness, energy management, building security, and community impact.

The Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Tampa Bay is a trade association represeboma_Smallnting the commercial real estate industry. BOMA Greater Tampa Bay is federated with the Building Owners and Managers Association International. BOMA members include building owners, property managers, building engineers, and representatives from companies that supply goods and/or services to commercial properties. For more information, visit www.bomagtb.org.

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