NAIOP News  

April 04, 2014

2014 Sustainable Development Award: Nominations Open

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Sustainable Development Award. The nomination period closes on Friday, May 16.

April 02, 2014

NAIOP Urges Swift Renewal of Current Tax Policy to Ensure Robust Job Creation, Economic Growth in Commercial Real Estate Industry

With the Senate Finance Committee poised to consider legislation to renew current tax policy Thursday, April 3, the nation’s leading voice for the commercial real estate development industry urged Congress to pass bipartisan legislation that includes provisions essential to continued growth in the industry.

March 25, 2014

NAIOP Announces 2014 Industry Partners

NAIOP is pleased to announce its Industry Partners for 2014. NAIOP’s Industry Partners program is an exclusive premium sponsorship program that allows companies to maximize their exposure to the commercial estate industry, including NAIOP’s 15,500 members across North America.

March 20, 2014

Architects and Designers: Call for NAIOP Design Competition, Interior Design/Build-Out of the Future

NAIOP is inviting member architectural firms to participate in a design competition featuring each firm’s vision for the Interior Design/Build-out of the Future (2020).

March 10, 2014

Industrial Space Demand Could Approach Record Levels in 2014 as Housing Starts Increase, E-Commerce Expands, Says New Forecast

A new report released by the NAIOP Research Foundation ( says that net demand for industrial space could reach 250 million square feet in 2014, surpassing the near-record level of 233 million square feet set in 2013.

March 06, 2014

Contribute to the 2014 NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Compensation Survey

Your company's participation in the 2014 NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Compensation Survey is important and will help shape the future of commercial real estate. Survey respondents at the overall company level will receive a complimentary electronic copy of the full comprehensive survey report – a $1,500 value!

March 05, 2014

Job Growth, Federal Debt are Biggest Industry Concerns, Say Leaders

Job growth is the number one concern for the commercial real estate industry, says 74 percent of NAIOP leaders from across North America who attended NAIOP’s 2014 Chapter Leadership and Legislative Retreat in Washington, D.C. On the legislative front, the federal debt (38 percent) and federal tax policies (33 percent) caused the most worry, showing that uncertainty in Washington, D.C., is most certainly holding back the full recovery of the industry.

March 03, 2014

NAIOP Issues Statement Ahead of President Obama's Budget

NAIOP is hopeful that the President’s budget proposal will place a strong emphasis on growth, economic development and infrastructure investment – three elements critical to a continued recovery – while keeping our nation on track to cut the fiscal deficit so that capital markets continue to heal.

February 28, 2014

NAIOP Statement on Representative Camp's Proposed Tax Plan

Thomas J. Bisacquino, president and CEO of NAIOP released the following statement in response to Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s tax reform proposal.

February 26, 2014

New Report Shows U.S. Leading a Global Trend Toward a More Innovative, Independent Workplace

It may be too soon to wave goodbye to the cubicle, but a new trend towards a more open and innovative workplace is sweeping America and the globe. It is called “coworking,” where workers share the same roof but not necessarily the same boss.

February 25, 2014

NAIOP Says Terrorist Risk Insurance Policy Must Continue

As the Senate Banking Committee prepares to hold its second hearing on the state of the terrorism risk insurance market, NAIOP issued a statement by Thomas J. Bisacquino, President and CEO.

February 24, 2014

NAIOP Honors 2014 Chapter Merit Award Winners

NAIOP honored 17 chapters and three individuals at the Chapter Merit Awards Gala, Tuesday, February 11, 2014.

February 20, 2014

34 Medium-Size Metro Areas Could See Potential Boost in Commercial Real Estate Investment

A new report released by the NAIOP Research Foundation suggests that commercial real estate investment and sales activity could begin to pick up in the coming year in many of America’s medium-sized metropolitan areas (so-called “secondary markets”).

February 13, 2014

NAIOP Annual Report Video: Vision 2014

View this video annual report that highlights NAIOP's 2013 achievements and see a glimpse of NAIOP's major initiatives that will drive the association and industry in 2014, under the guidance of Chairman Jean Kane.

February 03, 2014

Development Magazine Winter Issue Released

The winter 2013 issue of Development magazine is released, featuring articles on e-commerce; social media strategies for commercial real estate; project case studies; and columns.

January 27, 2014

NAIOP Statement in Advance of President's State of the Union Address

Thomas J. Bisacquino, NAIOP President and CEO, today released a statement in advance of President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address.

January 22, 2014

Development '13 Session Recordings and Presentations Available

Did you miss Development ’13? Hear what you missed with FREE session audio recordings now open to all (previously available only to registered conference attendees). Thanks to recordings sponsor Vulcan Real Estate.