Research Foundation

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.

Distinguished Fellow Spotlight

Mark Stapp

Mark Stapp, Ph.D.

Dr. Stapp is the Fred E. Taylor Professor of Real Estate, Director of Real Estate Programs in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He has also serves as a faculty associate in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at ASU. In November 2011, Stapp was named a Distinguished Fellow of NAIOP. He Stapp has over 40 years experience planning, designing, developing, investing in and advising about real estate.

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Research Reports

Autonomous Vehicles

Preparing for Autonomous Vehicles: A Survey of Local GovernmentsSubmitted By: David Dale-Johnson, Ph.D.

The NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned this report to examine how local governments are preparing for fully autonomous vehicles and to explore how future AV related policies could affect the commercial real estate industry.

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Meet all of the Foundation's Governors

The Foundation's Governors support the Foundation's work through their contributions and sharing their expertise.