Self Help Corner

While we are happy to be your BOMA building area measurement experts, If you are trying to tackle it yourself, here are some places to get information.

Here are some basic questions that can help you determine what standard to use, if you are unsure:

If you know what standard to use, you need to get a copy and read it.  There is absolutely no way to successfully apply the standard without reading it.  It isn’t expensive and you can usually buy and download it the same day:

If you still have questions, try reading these:

There are also other area measurement standards:

And you should read the AIA Best Practices white paper Measuring Floor Area for Commercial Leases by William Tracy of BAM.