PARSIPPANY, NJTranswesternhas received the Heart Award from the New Jersey chapter ofThe Building Owners and Managers Association,recognizing the firm's dedication to its community throughvolunteer work and charitable initiatives.


“We are honored to receive the BOMA HeartAward, which gives much-deserved recognition to our passionateteam,” says Erika Toscani, vice president ofProperty Management at Transwestern and member ofBOMA's New Jersey Board of Directors. “As acompany, Transwestern has always been committed to the bettermentof the communities it serves. That same commitment remains adeep-rooted passion of our team members, who were actively involvedin more than 200 community and charity organizations last yearalone.”


Since its inception in 2011, Transwestern's NewJersey office has led numerous charitable initiatives including thedonation of more than 300 pounds of food to the CommunityFood Bank of New Jersey, volunteering at theInterfaith Food Pantry in Morristown andsupporting Dress for Success. In addition,charitable contributions have been made to the AmericanHeart Association, March of Dimes,ALS Association, Cornerstone FamilyPrograms, Theta Phi Omega, AlphaKappa Alpha Sorority Inc., and Lauren'sAngels.


Transwestern's Property Management team hassponsored a number of activities such as collecting food andrecyclable electronics, blood donations and annual events on EarthDay to promote environmental awareness at the firm's LEED-certifiedoffices at 300 Kimball Drive.


Each year, BOMA New Jersey gives the HeartAward to a property management firm that exemplifies theeffectiveness of community service.

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