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 Dallas. 

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

Program Benefits

- Exclusive education provided by leading professionals within BOMA 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 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 Dallas member company.
- No more than one employee per BOMA 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. 

Program/Session Outline

Friday, January 11 Half-Day Program
Thursday, February 21 Real Estate Principal Member Breakfast
Friday, February 22 Social Event/Team Building
Friday, March 8 Half-Day Program
Friday, April 12 Social Event
Friday, May 10 Half-Day Association Leadership Program
Tuesday, July 16 July Monthly Luncheon
Thursday, August 8 (optional) Real Estate Principal Member Breakfast
Friday, August 16 Half-Day Industry Leadership Program
Friday, September 13 Breakfast Program
Thursday, October 10 Etiquette Event (Evening)
Thursday, November 7 Committee Chair Orientation
Thursday, November 21 Principal Member Event
Thursday, December 5 Board of Directors/Former President Holiday Lunch

Dates and Deadlines

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


Email all completed documents to Alyssa Meek,


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