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NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Appointment of Jean Kane, Welsh & Colliers, as Governor

The NAIOP Research Foundation announced today the appointment of Jean Kane as one of the Foundation’s 42 Governors. 

Kane is CEO, Welsh Companies and Colliers International | Minneapolis St. Paul– a fully integrated real estate services group offering brokerage and real estate management, construction, architecture, capital and facility services. Kane is a past president of NAIOP Minnesota. She is the 2013 NAIOP Chairman-Elect and has also served as chair of NAIOP’s Education, Government Affairs, Membership and Industry Trends committees.

The NAIOP Research Foundation supports individuals and organizations engaged in real estate development, investment and operations by conducting and publishing practicable research reports on how real properties – especially office, industrial, retail and mixed-use – impact and benefit communities throughout North America. Research reports are available at no charge at www.naiop.org/research.

“The Research Foundation plays a vital role in providing resources to shape our communities,” said Shirley Maloney, executive director of the NAIOP Research Foundation. Individuals who make a substantial contribution to the endowment fund of the NAIOP Research Foundation are invited to accept the lifetime distinction of Governor and are eligible to serve as Foundation Trustees to shape the Foundation’s future research agenda.

The Completed Research section of NAIOP’s Research Foundation website features completed reports available for complimentary download. Visit www.naiop.org/completedresearch. For details on the Research Foundation, contact NAIOP at 703-904-7100 or visit www.naiop.org/research.

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About the NAIOP Research Foundation: The NAIOP Research Foundation was established in 2000 as a 501(c)(3) organization to support the work of individuals and organizations engaged in real estate development, investment and operations. The Foundation’s core purpose is to provide these individuals and organizations with the highest level of research information on how real properties, especially office, industrial, retail and mixed-use properties, impact and benefit communities throughout North America. For more information on how to contribute or for complimentary research reports, visit www.naioprf.org.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Kathryn Hamilton
703-904-7100
hamilton@naiop.org