Advocacy

The voice of commercial real estate industry in our region

As an industry association, BOMA Edmonton provides trusted expertise to governments and to the public. We are a leading voice on what’s important to our members and the broader commercial real estate industry.  

Our membership is over 350 companies strong. BOMA Edmonton members own and operate more than 40 million square feet of commercial real estate in the region, and provide a wide-range of services within the sector related to all commercial building types including office, industrial, retail, multi-family, and investment. 

CRE is an important industry and major contributor to GDP. Combined with residential real estate, it is the second largest industry by GDP in Alberta. It accounts for 11% of Alberta’s GDP, between mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction (26%) and manufacturing (7%). 

Our industry is an important employer, with a variety of career paths and growth opportunities. CRE in Alberta employs 105,900 people or 4.5% of the employment share in 2019, typically in well-paid jobs. It is a growth industry that has high potential for further job creation and innovation.