Building Leaders

Building Leaders is a 12-month program designed to help commercial real estate professionals learn skills needed to become a leader in the industry and the association while creating a community within BOMA Greater Dallas. 

Ideal candidates are dedicated to growing within the industry and association. Candidates must be employed by a BOMA Greater Dallas member company. Participation is limited to 10 individuals. 

Program Benefits

- Exclusive education provided by leading professionals within BOMA Greater Dallas and outside of the industry. 
- Community of approximately 10 commercial real estate professionals.
- Mentor/protégé relationship that will provide career insight and professional growth.
- Personal assessment providing participants a greater understanding of his/her strengths. 
- Proposed value of this program is approximately $1,300 per person. ACTUAL COST per applicant if accepted is $250.

Key Elements

- Property Management
- Industry Leadership
- Association Management
- Mentorship
- BOMA Greater Dallas Leadership 

Application Requirements

- Individual must submit completed application stating what he/she wants to accomplish from the program.
- Applicant must be employed by a BOMA Greater Dallas member company.
- No more than one employee per BOMA Greater Dallas member company will be selected for the program. However, each company is encouraged to submit multiple candidates. If there are not enough candidates for the program, the Committee can select more than one individual per company.
- Applicant must have worked in the commercial real estate industry (specifically property management) between two and seven years.
- A letter of recommendation and acknowledgement by the principal member or immediate supervisor is required. 
- Applicant must commit to attend ALL Building Leaders sessions and respond to session related surveys. Failure to participate can result in dismissal from the program.
- Payment of a $250 application fee upon acceptance into the program. 

Please note the information in the program outline is subject to change. 

New! 2020 Program/Session Outline 

Friday, January 10 Half-Day Program
Tuesday, February 18  Real Estate Principal Member Breakfast
Friday, February 21 Social Event/Team Building
Friday, March 6 Half-Day Program
Friday, April 3 Social Event
Thursday, April 9 BOMA Greater Dallas Trade
Friday, May 8 Half-Day Association Leadership Program
Tuesday, July 21 July Monthly Luncheon
Thursday, August 6 (optional) Real Estate Principal Member Breakfast
Friday, August 14 Half-Day Industry Leadership Program
Friday, September 11 Breakfast Program
Thursday, October 8 Etiquette Event (Evening)
Thursday, November 5 Committee Chair Orientation
Thursday, November 19 Principal Member Event
Thursday, December 3 Board of Directors/Former President Holiday Lunch
Monday, December 14 Final Program Discussion

2020 Submission Deadlines

September 15 Application Period Begins
October 15 Application Due to BOMA Office
No later than Tuesday, December 3 Candidates Notified of Acceptance
December 15 Payment Submitted to BOMA Office


Email all completed documents to Colleen Bransford


Interested in being a mentor for the Building Leaders Program? Click here to read more about the mentor process and email Teresa Foster if you have any questions. 

The Building Leaders Program is Sponsored by