Alan Hope of North Little Rock recently earned the award of property manager of the year by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Greater Little Rock.
Hope was one of several individuals recognized as winners of the 2014 The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) awards for the Greater Little Rock area competition.
“The TOBY awards honor outstanding commercial real estate properties and industry personnel,” said BOMA spokesman Teri Monahan.
Chris Kane of KATV Channel 7, Good Morning Arkansas was the program emcee and presented the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock with the “Earth Award” as part of the 2014 “The Outstanding Building of the Year” competition. The headquarters for the Department was constructed in 2007 and has achieved the USGBC LEED Gold certification as well as “Three Green Globes” designation for its sustainable and energy-efficient design and operation. The building advanced to BOMA International’s Southwest Regional TOBY competition held in Fort Worth, Texas, in March.
In addition, it was also announced that Jennifer Lester, Senior Property for Union National Plaza was installed as the BOMA Southwest Regional President in Fort Worth in March. Lester has served on the Executive Board for the region for the past two years and will complete her three-year term in 2015.
Lester is only the third person from BOMA Greater Little Rock to hold the regional President office.