Space Demand

Office Space Demand Forecast

Office Space Demand Q42017

The NAIOP Office Space Demand Forecast gives an efficient, accurate forecast of future and current conditions in the U.S. office real estate market for use by NAIOP members and the real estate community. The report helps to define linkages between economic and industrial sector activity and the demand for office real estate.

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Preferred Office Locations: Comparing Location Preferences and Performance of Office Space in CBDs, Suburban Vibrant Centers and Suburban Areas

Preferred Office Locations

Where do today’s office tenants want to be located? This comprehensive study, which combines expert opinion and accurate property-level data, provides reliable information about emerging location preferences across major U.S. office markets and the comparative performance of office space in CBDs, suburban vibrant centers — defined as amenity-rich, mixed-use, “live, work, play” locations — and typical single-use suburban areas.

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How Fuel Costs Affect Logistics Strategies

How Fuel Costs Affect Logistics Strategies

Rising fuel costs have caused freight transportation to become the largest, most volatile cost component of companies' supply chain/logistics operation, accounting for about 63 percent of total U.S. logistics costs and 6 percent of GDP. With companies under mounting pressure to contain or offset the increases in freight transportation costs, supply chain executives have been tasked with figuring out how to squeeze more capacity and efficiency out of the existing systems.

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Industrial Space Demand Forecast

Industrial Space Demand Forecast, Third Quarter 2017 Report

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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Trends in Global Manufacturing, Goods Movement and Consumption

Trends in Global Manufacturing

Global shifts in manufacturing have occurred as supply chain visibility tools and logistics management networks have provided access to more remote and lower cost labor centers. The main factors which have induced these manufacturing trends include the increase in global demand for consumer goods and continued improvements to the systems necessary for managing inventory and sales across international boundaries. However, real challenges remain as volatility impacts all aspects of the supply chain, and it is these volatilities which are the subject of this white paper. This white paper looked at significant logistics drivers which may impact industrial space over the next 10 years, including an analysis of which ports will benefit by the expansion of the Panama Canal and how this will affect local, regional and inland industrial space in the distribution sector.

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Logistics Trends and Specific Industries That Will Drive Warehouse and Distribution Growth and Demand for Space

Trends and Industries driving Warehouse and Distribution Growth

This research project identified the logistics trends and specific industries that will drive warehouse and distribution growth and demand for space over the next decade (2008-2018). Research is based on employee ratios, employment reports, and logistics building inventory.

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Predictors of Commercial Real Estate Development

Predictors of Commercial Real Estate Development

This research identified the economic indicators that drive new development of commercial real estate for each property type at the national and MSA level. These indicators will help with forecasting: future demand for space and leasing; competition in specific markets and across property types; and more accurate feasibility studies for future projects.

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Assessing Key Employment Trends Driving Commercial Real Estate Development

Assessing Key Employment Trends

This report explains the relationship between key employment trends and the demand for office and industrial space. Drawing on Bureau of Labor Statistics data from 2000-2009, the research indicated: central-city counties vs. metropolitan fringe counties, the effect of the recession beginning in 2007 and factors influencing change in growth patterns.

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Measuring the Impact of Hispanic Population Growth on the Location of and Demand for Commercial Real Estate in the U.S.

Impact of the Hispanic Population

The expected growth of the Hispanic population will impact the location and demand for commercial real estate in the United States. The report contains economic impact data for 50 states and major metropolitan areas.

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Commercial Real Estate in a Flat World

Commercial Real Estate in a Flat World

This research examined how infomating, outsourcing, home-basing, off-shoring/in-shoring, e-learning and e-tailing - can be expected to impact the staffing and facilities (and ultimately, the demand for space) of five major classes of enterprise in the five sustainable markets: retail trade; professional, scientific and technical services; employment services; finance, insurance and banking; and transportation and warehousing.

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