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BOMA – THE OFFICE BUILDING OF THE YEAR AWARD (TOBY)

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BOMA/Chicago Building Member The Rookery Win 2012 International “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) Awards

Chicago – June 28, 2012 – The Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago (BOMA/Chicago) announced today that The Rookery received an International “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) Award at the 2012 Every Building Conference & Expo presented by BOMA International and Buildings. The International TOBY Awards are among the most prestigious and comprehensive in the commercial real estate industry, honoring excellence in office building management in 14 categories based on building size and facility type.

Judges from BOMA International selected The Rookery was selected from a pool of five properties for the International TOBY Award in the Historical Building category. The Rookery was honored for demonstrating excellence in building management, tenant relations, environmental and sustainability initiatives, emergency preparedness, security standards and continuing education opportunities for staff members, as well as overall community impact.

“The property management team of our building members, including The Rookery, are truly leaders in the global commercial real estate industry, and the International TOBY Awards are a testament to the strength of our membership,” said Michael Cornicelli, executive vice president of BOMA/Chicago. “This is the third consecutive year that our members have taken home these coveted awards, and we are honored to join the international community in recognizing our members for their commitment to excellence.” The Rookery is located at 209 South LaSalle Street, and is managed by Buck Management Group, LLC and owned by The Rookery, LP. Five BOMA/Chicago building members were eligible to receive International TOBY Awards after winning Regional TOBY Awards in April.