Our Research

The NAIOP Research Foundation helps build better communities through practical research and education. The Foundation's research projects, educational programs and outreach activities have a united purpose: to support developers, owners and others involved in commercial real estate in meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our communities, now and in the future.

Research Reports

Economic Impact of Commercial Real Estate

Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate, 2018 Edition

Development and construction of new commercial real estate in the United States – office, industrial, warehouse and retail – generates significant economic growth at the state and national levels. This annual study, β€œThe Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate,” published by the NAIOP Research Foundation, measures the contribution to GDP, salaries and wages generated and jobs supported from the development and operations of commercial real estate.

Activating Office Building Common Spaces

Activating Office Building Common Spaces for Competitive Advantage

To remain competitive and accelerate lease up, office building owners are enlivening their buildings with common area amenities and programming.

NAIOP Industrial Demand Forecast Cover 1Q18

Industrial Space Demand Forecast

The Industrial Space Demand Forecast for the U.S. is issued quarterly by NAIOP and is based on an accurate model. The Forecast assists developers and investors to make more prudent decisions about the timing of new development projects. The white paper includes a full description of the methodology behind the forecast.

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