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January 23, 2015

NAIOP Chair’s View: ‘Aggressive Optimism’

Part two of a interview with NAIOP Chairman Steve Martin on capital markets, opportunistic real estate acquisitions and more.

January 22, 2015

When Will the Market Bust Again? caught up with NAIOP Chairman Steve Martin to talk about his take on the market, where we are in the current cycle and more in part one of an exclusive interview.

January 21, 2015

Give NAIOP Five: Video News Update

Tune in to the January 2015 edition of Give NAIOP Five — a video news update on what's happening in NAIOP and commercial real estate.

January 21, 2015

NAIOP Statement on the 2015 State of the Union Address

NAIOP shares the President’s goal of expanding economic security to more Americans and looks forward to examining the new plans in more detail.

January 19, 2015

Commercial Real Estate Industry Hoping President Will Push for Infrastructure Investment, Growth Policies in State of the Union

In preparation for President Obama’s State of the Union Address, Thomas J. Bisacquino, President and CEO of NAIOP, released the a statement.

January 16, 2015

Study Concludes that Office Tenants Prefer Suburban Vibrant Centers over Traditional Single-Use Suburban Locations

For close to a decade, based on anecdotes, real estate professionals have suspected that vibrant and walkable office environments are preferred over and perform better than single-use office locations. A new study, the first of its kind, tests this hypothesis across 40 plus U.S. office markets and concludes the following:

January 15, 2015

Vibrant Suburbs Versus CBD: Preferred Office Locations Report in

If you are an office user, which is a better location: a CBD or the suburbs? features a NAIOP Research Foundation report on preferred locations.

January 08, 2015

Statement From NAIOP on Renewal of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

NAIOP President and CEO Thomas J. Bisacquino issued the following statement regarding the renewal of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act by the United States Congress by a vote of 93-4.

January 07, 2015

NAIOP Statement on House Vote to Renew TRIA

NAIOP released a statement on the renewal of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act by the U.S. House of Representatives on January 6.

January 07, 2015

Meet NAIOP 2015 Chairman Steve Martin

Get to know 2015 NAIOP Chairman Steve Martin, managing partner with SDM Partners in Atlanta.

December 17, 2014

NAIOP Statement on Senate's Failure to Address TRIA

NAIOP issued a statement about the Senate's failure to renew Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.

December 16, 2014

NAIOP Talks TRIA with USA Today

NAIOP President and CEO Thomas Bisacquino was interviewed by USA Today regarding the extension of TRIA (December 16 edition).

December 15, 2014

Vibrant Microcommunity: Dekker/Perich/Sabatini’s Office Interior of the Future

Dekker/Perich/Sabatini’s office build-out of the future is an opportunity to rejuvenate an aging 1980s-era office building in an up-and-coming urban location and transform it into a vibrant microcommunity and mixed-use Class A office building. One of three design competition winners, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini’s concept was shared by Emily Allen, LEED AP ID+C, Director/Licensed Interior Designer, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, at Development ’14.

December 12, 2014

NAIOP CEO Discusses TRIA on Fox Business News

NAIOP President and CEO Thomas Bisacquino talked TRIA with Fox Business News as it was considered by Congress in December 2014.

December 12, 2014

TRIA Action Alert: Write Your Senators Today (December 12)

NAIOP is asking its members to voice their support for the passage of S. 2244 (TRIA) by sending a letter to Senators today.

December 09, 2014

The Magnet: DLR Group’s Office Interior of the Future

DLR Group’s vision for the future interior of office is “the Magnet” – a workplace that will actively draw people together in a hub of social energy, where employees and visitors encounter a high-activity zone staffed by a concierge and an “IT barista” who will help them use the facility. One of three design competition winners, DLR’s concept was shared by Angela Castleton at Development ’14.

December 04, 2014

NAIOP Comments on Tax Extenders and Terrorism Risk Insurance

Thomas J. Bisacquino, President and CEO of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, today commented on two policies that are critical to the long-term health of the commercial real estate industry: federal tax policy and terrorism risk insurance.

December 04, 2014

NAIOP Strategic Plan, 2015-2017

NAIOP has released the goals for its 2015-2017 Strategic Plan.

December 03, 2014

NAIOP Commentary in Roll Call: Tax Extenders and TRIA Reauthorization

Read NAIOP President and CEO Thomas Bisacquino's commentary in the December 2 Roll Call on the importance of Congress renewing tax extenders and TRIA.

December 02, 2014

In the Zone: Ware Malcomb’s Office Interior of the Future

See Ware Malcomb’s future office space concept as presented at Development ’14. Envision work zones aptly named Focus, Collaborative, Team and Quiet; seamlessly integrated lighting, power and HVAC systems; and yes, treadmill desks. View the complete conference presentation delivered by Ted Heisler, Ware Malcomb.

December 01, 2014

Where Do Today’s Office Tenants Want to Be Located?

Where do today’s office tenants want to be located? Hear from Emil Malizia, author of "Preferred Office Locations," a report recently published by the NAIOP Research Foundation, during a December 10, 2014, webinar.

November 25, 2014

CRE Industry Turns to Congress to Move Meaningful Legislation Forward

Commercial real estate is looking at the GOP’s majority in the House and Senate, and the 2016 presidential election, as signs that legislation on energy, tax code and infrastructure will make their way into law during the next two years. See what NAIOP President and CEO Thomas Bisacquino has to say in the December 2014 issue of Commercial Property Executive.

November 19, 2014

NAIOP Submits Comments on Controversial Waters Rule

NAIOP submitted comments on Friday, November 14, to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) in response to their “Waters of the United States” Rulemaking.

November 05, 2014

Midterm Election Statement

NAIOP issues a statement on its goals following the November 2014 midterm elections.

November 03, 2014

Video: Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate development generates key economic benefits and helps drive the economy. New development and spending for office, industrial, warehouse and retail contributed $376 billion to GDP in 2013, supporting 2.8 million jobs with wages and salaries of $120 billion.

October 30, 2014

When Development ’14 Meets ‘Jeopardy’

What happens when a supply-chain panel at a development conference is combined with a half-serious game of “Jeopardy?" It becomes a spirited and informative session that had attendees at NAIOP’s Development ’14 here talking earlier this week.

October 29, 2014

Re-Use, Flexibility Mark Office of the Future

Three firms were judged as finalists in NAIOP’s “Interior/Build-Out of the Future” design-competition presentations during the organization’s Development ’14 conference here yesterday. Ted Heisler, principal, interior architecture and design with Ware Malcomb; Angela Castleton, principal and national workplace leader with DLR Group; and Emily Allen, director/licensed interior designer with Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, each presented attendees with a pitch detailing their design and explaining why it should be the winner.

October 29, 2014

Working With ‘Old’ vs. ‘New’ Office Tenants

A fireside chat panel between moderator Thomas Hynes Jr., CEO of Colliers International Boston, and Owen Thomas, CEO of Boston Properties, revealed to attendees at NAIOP’s Development ’14 conference why the powerhouse firm has been so successful and what it says about the office market.