Security & Emergency Preparedness

BOMA International’s Coronavirus Resource Center

As global concern over the novel coronavirus (now known as COVID-19) increases, BOMA International is actively working to provide commercial real estate professionals with credible information on how to mitigate the potential health and business impacts. Based on information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), BOMA International has released a series of guidance documents to help property professionals navigate this public health concern.

BOMA International will continue to monitor this issue as it develops, and resources will be posted regularly to Members should refer to the CDC and World Health Organization (WHO) for up-to-the minute updates and best practices.

Guidance Documents

Guidance Document #2
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness Checklist
Updated March 4, 2020


Guidance Document #1
What You Need to Know: Novel Coronavirus
Updated February 25, 2020


BOMA International has been actively involved in developing best practices in emergency and security preparedness throughout its history. Office building security and emergency preparedness has always been a top concern.

Federal Preparedness Resources >>

BOMA International works with many different organizations and government agencies to ensure that our members are aware of the newest technology and tools available to utilize when preparing for or dealing with an emergency situation.

CRE Industry Preparedness Resources >>

A safe building is a well-run building. Keeping and building occupants safe is a key priority for property professionals. This section includes resources and considerations to prepare for potential threats to your building. Use the resources in this section as a supplement for a thoughtfully crafted emergency preparedness plan.