Development Magazine Spring 2012

Business - Trends


On Business - Eight Ways to Control Costs and Boost Profits 

Commercial real estate firms that are not fully using their IT professionals on both the business and technology sides of the company are potentially leaving profits on the table. Thomas Russo, CIO, Akridge, suggested eight ways the IT department can help control costs, enhance building efficiency and give the leasing department exciting things to talk about on building tours.


On Business Tech Takes - iPad Is Key Tool for Commercial RE 

For commercial real estate practitioners, one of the most powerful tools in their business arsenal may well be Apple’s iPad and the many apps that are now available.

From the Archives: Business / Trends Articles from the Previous Issue

Men talking

Nine Business Lessons from the Recession 

At the Development ‘11 Conference, two past winners of the NAIOP Developer of the Year Award, Michael Alter, president, The Alter Group and Pat Ryan, president and CEO, Ryan Companies U.S. Inc., talked about their businesses and lessons learned from recent downturns. Their insights might be applicable to your business now or in the future.

2011 NAIOP Compensation Report Cover

First Look - Show Me the Money 

What’s on the mind of CEOs besides refinancing credit/capital, reshaping business models and controlling operating costs? Employee retention, recruitment and hiring, says the 2011 NAIOP National Compensation and Benefits Report, done in partnership with CEL & Associates.