CEO on Leadership: Steve Martin, Owner, SDM Partners 

The head of this Atlanta-based real estate firm offers his perspectives on running a small office-acquisitions and asset-management company and the leadership lessons learned as NAIOP’s national chair in 2015.

From the Editor: Challenges Continue Into a New Year 

While the industrial sector continues to do well thanks to e-commerce demand, retail is struggling, and the office sector faces an adjustment.

A Job Well Done 

After leading the organization for more than 30 years, Thomas J. Bisacquino will begin a well-deserved retirement.

Using Capital Improvements to Create Competitive Advantage in the COVID-19 Era 

This brief evaluates the merits of frequently discussed capital investments and their potential to create durable competitive advantages. It draws from an analysis of recent coverage in commercial real estate trade publications, as well as conversations with seven industry practitioners that took place in June 2020. Although the findings are arguably most relevant to owners of office buildings, they may also be of interest to owners of multitenant industrial buildings.

The Chairman’s Goals for NAIOP 

It has been a privilege to meet with many of you during the past six months. Ashley has traveled almost every week, visiting chapters, and enjoyed the opportunity to meet with nearly 300 chapter leaders at the annual Chapter Leadership & Legislative Retreat.

Northgate Distribution Center 

The largest speculative distribution center in southern Nevada is turning North Las Vegas into an e-commerce mecca.

Two Summerlin: An Office Building with a Unique Exterior Skin 

Custom precast panels and energy-efficient elements help set this award-winning project apart.