Test Your BOMA IQ
Think You Know BOMA?
Test your BOMA IQ with these 5 questions that every BOMA expert should be able to answer.
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Accurate BOMA measurement are critical for reliable real estate transactions. The next time you need BOMA study, give us a call.
Contact Gensler’s Area Analysis team:
844.412.9251
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On singleoccupant floors, are restrooms considered occupant area?
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The answer is No. Control over an area does not make it occupant area, with the most common example being restrooms on single occupant floors 
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How many measurement standards for different building usetypes and purposes does BOMA publish?
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BOMA publishes 6 measurement standards for different building usetypes. 
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When two parties provide measurements and calculations for the same floor area and come up with different results, what does BOMA consider an acceptable variance?
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BOMA considers a variance of 2% or less acceptable. 
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The calculated rentable area of a floor can be larger than the measured gross area of that same floor.
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The correct answer is True. The rentable area frequently exceeds the gross area of a floor. BOMA defines rentable area as the occupant are plus its share of allocated area, or as the product of the occupant area of a suite or floor are times the Load Factor A or B. 
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In which condition can an unenclosed area of a building be included as rentable area:
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The answer is “The area meets BOMA’s definition of ‘external circulation'”. BOMA says, “Interior gross area excludes voids, interstitial space, areas that are not enclosed such as roofs, balconies, terraces, colonnades, plazas, and portions of loading docks that extend beyond the outside face of the exterior enclosure. External circulation is included in the interior gross area only as defined in this standard.”
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Does the calculated rentable area of a floor stay the same over time?
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Any measurement of an office building is a reflection if it’s use at a particular point in time. As usage changes, load factors and rentable areas can change. 
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In what year did BOMA publish its first standard for measuring the floor area of buildings?
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BOMA published its first standard in 1915. 
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When measuring and calculating rentable areas in an office building, the largest rentable area result will typically be achieved by:
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The results will always depend on the particularities of the building. Those particularities can determine which standard would be the most advantageous. 
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In the industry, does load factor mean the same as addon factor or grossup factor?
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The correct answer is Yes. Load factor is commonly referred to as the addon factor or grossup factor. 
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How many different load factors does the BOMA office standard define?
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The BOMA office standard defines 4 different load factors
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