Development Magazine Spring 2012


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New Voices - Developing Leaders Focused on Building Connections and Knowledge in 2012 

Since 2005, the NAIOP Developing Leaders (DL) program has engaged the fast-thinking, multi-tasking generation of commercial real estate professionals age 35 and under. In January, NAIOP polled the DLs on where they find valuable career resources, what technology keeps them in the loop, and where they see their careers heading as the industry somewhat stabilizes.

Chairman Bill Hunt

At Closing – The Chairman’s Perspective 

During Bill’s year as Chairman-Elect, he visited with the NAIOP senior management team on three occasions. During his last trip, much of the conversation revolved around implementation of NAIOP’s new Strategic Plan. Among the numerous initiatives, there is a theme of support to the chapters, specifically with advocacy, education and training of the chapter executive directors and presidents.

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Worth Repeating Spring 2012 

Comments from Solution Series programs on the capital markets, the office of the future, food distribution/processing trends and tips for winning land use approval.

From the Archives: Perspectives Articles from the Previous Issue

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New Voices - NAIOP’s 2011 Developing Leaders Award Winners: Adapting to a Changing Business Climate with an Optimistic Outlook 

NAIOP’s Developing Leaders Award winners have cemented a name for themselves during one of the most difficult periods the commercial real estate industry has ever seen. The recipients of NAIOP’s sixth annual award are keeping an eye toward the future in spite of an ever-changing economic landscape, using their passion for the industry and professional network to forge ahead.

Alex Klatskin

At Closing - A Chairman’s Role 

After 12 months as Chairman, Alex Klatskin’s ride came to an end. While he usually followed directions and kept his hands inside the ride at all times, occasionally there were sharp turns in the road because members asked tough, direct and insightful questions.