Many Downtown property owners maintain a low profile and rely on other advocacy groups to fight their causes. One of the key groups is the Greater Minneapolis Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). The organization has represented real estate owners since 1904 and has more than 500 members.
BOMA's members own an estimated 60 million square feet of office space in the city and nearby suburbs.
Here's a snapshot of some major issues that have topped BOMA's agenda in recent years: