TOBY Awards

BOMA San Diego hosts an annual awards competition to recognize excellence in the commercial building management industry. The Outstanding Building Of The Year (TOBY) competition is held in conjunction with BOMA International. Winners of the local San Diego competition advance to the regional competition and finally advance to the international competition.

The prestigious TOBY Award is bestowed as the highest mark of excellence for building management and is the most all-inclusive program in the commercial real estate industry. All facets of a building's operations are thoroughly evaluated during the judging process by a panel comprised of industry professionals, including architects and commercial building managers.

The award categories include:

  • Under 100,000 Square Feet
  • 100,000-249,999 Square Feet
  • 250,000-499,999 Square Feet
  • 500,000-One Million Square Feet
  • Over One Million Square Feet
  • Historical Buildings
  • Corporate Facilities
  • Renovated Buildings
  • Government Buildings
  • Suburban Office Parks
  • Industrial Office Parks
  • Medical Office Buildings
  • Retail
  • Earth
  • NEW: Mixed Use
  • NEW: Public Assembly

Local TOBY Competition Information

Stay tuned for details about the 2021 local Toby Competition.

2018 Local TOBY Winners

Category: Renovated Building

Managed by: Rockhill Management
Owned by: RP Aventine Office Owner, L.L.C. 

Category: Under 100,000 SF
The Yard

Managed by: Makai West 
Owned by: Oberlin Owner, L.L.C.

Category: Corporate
Del Mar Corporate Center III

Managed by: Kilroy Corporation
Owned by: Kilroy Corporation


2017 Local TOBY Winners

Category: 100,000 – 249,000 SF 
Nobel Executive Center
Managed by: CBRE
Owned by: Property Reserve, Inc.

Category: 500,000 – 1,000,000 SF 
The Plaza
Managed & Owned by: Irvine Company Office Properties

Category: Earth 
La Jolla Commons II
Managed by: Hines

Owned by: JP Morgan

2016 Local TOBY Winners

Category: Under 100,000 SF
OncoSec Facility
Managed by: Jane Green, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
Owned by: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

Category: 100,000 - 249,999 SF
2305 Historic Decatur
Managed by: Tracie Meade, Kilroy Realty Corporation
Owned by: Kilroy Realty Corporation

Category: Earth
Spectrum Collection, Building I
Managed by: Jason Moorehead & Corinne Aylor, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
Owned by: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

For more information about the TOBY awards program, please contact Melanie Bamba