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July 28, 2015

Office Resources

Knowledge, Insights and Images from O.CON '15

July 22, 2015

NAIOP is Reinventing the Industry's Premier Event

NAIOP is reinventing the real estate industry’s premier event, convening innovators and visionaries from the top of the industry. More than 1,000+ of North America’s best real estate talent will be there — will you? October 13-15 , 2015 | Fairmont Royal York Hotel | Toronto, Ontario

July 15, 2015

Majestic Realty Co. Named NAIOP 2015 Developer of the Year

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has selected Majestic Realty Co. as its prestigious 2015 Developer of the Year – the association’s highest honor.

July 08, 2015

New Report Indicates 2014 Was Best Year for Commercial Real Estate Development Since 2007; Projections Indicate 2015 Will be the Best Year of the Decade

The commercial real estate development industry in 2014 saw its best year since 2007, according to an annual report on the state of the industry released today by the NAIOP Research Foundation.

July 01, 2015

Office Transitions: Doing "Super Cool," not "Super Expensive"

It’s challenging and rewarding transitioning old buildings into new office concepts. That was the subject of the second panel at NAIOP's inaugural O.CON: The Office Conference at Houston’s JW Marriott Galleria, says

July 01, 2015

Industrial Resources

Tap into NAIOP's resources for industrial development, including session recordings and insights from the I.CON '15 conference in Long Beach, California.

June 30, 2015

Where the Office Money's Flowing

The emerging trends in office real estate took center stage at the first panel session at NAIOP's inaugural O.CON: The Office Conference in Houston at the JW Marriott Galleria on Wednesday, June 24.

June 30, 2015

Are Office Tides Rising in Secondary Markets?

What drives office demand, and what’s the outlook for the future? shares knowledge from O.CON '15.

June 24, 2015

How Basel Rules Are Threatening Construction Lending

Bankers and commercial real estate developers are protesting new restrictions on construction lending, arguing they are poised to hurt credit availability and drive loans into risky, unregulated sectors, according to an article on American Banker and Origination News.

June 22, 2015

NAIOP Chairman Steve Martin on The Commercial Real Estate Show

Steve Martin, Chairman for NAIOP joins Michael Bull and The Commercial Real Estate Show in Studio One to share some of the benefits of membership with NAIOP.

June 18, 2015

How Data, Tech Are Revolutionizing Office

Brandon Weber, co-founder and CEO of Hightower, is a panelist on "High-Tech Tools and Systems Revolutionizing Office Real Estate" at O.CON '15. recently caught up with Weber to find out how technology has changed the office sector.

June 17, 2015

Infill Industrial Easier to Entitle covered the "Can America’s Cities Accommodate Industrial Development?" panel at NAIOP’s I.CON '15 in Long Beach.

June 17, 2015

Drought, A Major Issue for Developers

Panelists at I.CON '15 delved deep into regulatory issues, but were clear that the ongoing drought in California presented some real challenges for developers.

June 15, 2015

US manufacturing growth building demand for industrial real estate

Developers of industrial real estate are expanding their portfolios beyond big-box distribution centers for supply-chain logistics to include manufacturing facilities and warehouses to serve manufacturers in the U.S. and Mexico, according to an article in the Journal of Commerce on the recent I.CON ’15 conference.

June 15, 2015

When Do You Have the Discipline to Stop?

Panelists on the “Sports Talk Radio” panel at NAIOP’s I.CON conference this week had an overwhelmingly positive view of the industrial market, with cap rates compressing and rental rates increasing.

June 11, 2015

WSJ Report: Liquid Natural Gas Fuels a Future for Plastics Logistics

At the NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association’s Industrial Conference in Long Beach Thursday, Owen Kean, senior director of the American Chemistry Council, said the boom in natural gas production in the U.S. is “rippling downstream” to the plastics industry.

June 11, 2015

Seaports, Industrial’s Biggest Challenge

An article on captured thoughts from a panel of experts during "Connecting the Links: Supply Chain Strategies for Success" session at I.CON '15 in Long Beach.

June 10, 2015

What Makes the Best Office Market? caught up with Houston-based Michael Scheurich, president and CEO of Arch-Con Corporation, who is moderating the panel, “The Best Office Markets in America” at O.CON '15 to get his take on the hottest office trends and where the panel will lead.

June 10, 2015

WSJ Report: Builders Debate Merits of Raising Ceilings for Warehouses

Higher ceilings are the latest trend in warehouse real estate, but some builders say they could do more harm than good, says a Wall Street Journal article on a session at I.CON '15.

June 04, 2015

Industrial Shows No Danger Signs Ahead

The industrial sector is booming with an abundance of capital in the market, supply levels in check and soaring tenant demand, according to Jim Carpenter, executive director at Cushman & Wakefield. Carpenter is moderating the Industrial Investment Outlook panel at the NAIOP I.CON event on June 10 and 11 in Long Beach.

June 01, 2015

How E-Commerce Facilities are Being Shaped by Location and Design Preferences

Discover how e-commerce facilities are being shaped by location and design preferences in a pre-recorded webinar with white paper author Steve Schellenberg, Vice President, IMS Worldwide.

May 29, 2015

Super Early-Bird Savings for Commercial Real Estate Conference 2015

Registration is now open for NAIOP’s Commercial Real Estate Conference 2015. Save up to $400 by registering for the conference by June 30.

May 27, 2015

Major Industrial Markets “Frothy”

Some developers are concerned that the major industrial markets—namely Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami and New Jersey—are “frothy” at this point in the cycle, according to a interview with Jim Klein, SIOR, the president of Klein Commercial.

May 20, 2015

How Are Corporate Users Changing Office Space Utilization? talked with Rick Collins, president of SouthWest-Ryan Companies US, Inc., in advance of O.CON '15 and his session, "How Are Corporate Users Changing Office Space Utilization?"

May 14, 2015

Give NAIOP 5: Video News Update

Tune in to Give NAIOP Five — a video news update on what's happening in NAIOP and commercial real estate. Spend a few minutes hearing about the NAIOP brand campaign, advocacy efforts, new research and the upcoming O.CON: The Office Conference and Commercial Real Estate Conference 2015.

May 13, 2015

Office Attracting Global Capital While Reinventing recently spoke with San Francisco-based Al Pontius, national property groups, Marcus & Millichap, who is on the planning committee and also participating in the session "Capital Markets Outlook-A Global Perspective."

May 11, 2015

Developing Leaders: Apply for Annual Honor

NAIOP is proud to announce the tenth annual Developing Leaders Award (link to DLA Announcement), honoring up-and-coming commercial real estate professionals, 35 years of age and under, for their valued contribution and commitment to the industry.

May 07, 2015

New Study Shows Growth of “Sharing Economy”

The cultural shift towards what researchers are labeling the “sharing economy,” where people share not only cars, tools and bikes, but also kitchens and common space, has set off a wave of new building designs and features as America’s commercial real estate industry responds to the demand, according to a new white paper released today from the NAIOP Research Foundation.

May 07, 2015

Industrial Supply Under Control

Industrial supply has not yet begun to out-pace the healthy demand in the market, according to Nick Anthony, EVP and chief investment officer at Duke Realty, in an interview with

May 06, 2015

Participate in the 2015 Design Competition on Niche Development

Architectural firms and in-house architect and design teams of NAIOP member organizations are invited to participate in NAIOP's annual design competition, focusing in 2015 on niche development.

May 04, 2015

Exploring the New Sharing Economy Webinar: June 16

Register for a complimentary webinar for NAIOP members examining how the sharing economy is impacting businesses and communities around the globe.

April 30, 2015

NAIOP Voices Support for “The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015”

NAIOP expressed strong support for “The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015,” introduced by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).

April 27, 2015

NAIOP: Join the Journey

Like our members, NAIOP is growing and expanding to capture new opportunities in today’s thriving real estate market. Today, NAIOP launches an outreach campaign all about NAIOP: Who are our members today? What is their focus? What’s on the horizon for this prospering industry and association?