Retail Standard

Measuring the area of a retail building can quickly become complex when variables must be considered such as ancillary space, mezzanines and storefront lease lines. Retail Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement ANSI/BOMA Z65.5—2010) details the steps to measure Construction Gross Area (CGA), Exterior Gross Area (EGA) and Gross Leasable Area (GLA)of a retail building.

Features of the Retail Standard include:

  • Three measurement methods to calculate CGA, EGA and GLA.
  • The 12 specific steps to calculate CGA, EGA and GLA.
  • More than 40 defined terms.
  • 16 detailed illustrations.