Development Magazine Summer 2011


Alex Klatskin

At Closing: Moving Toward Industry Recovery 

Spring came when not only the trees started to bloom, but the real estate market as well. It appears the green shoots people in our industry saw a year ago have started to show some flowers in many locations. But, like the changing seasons, it happens at different times and speeds across various parts of North America.

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First Look – NAIOP Confidence Report Indicates Economy and Real Estate Back on Track 

In an April survey of NAIOP Forum members, the general consensus is “the future is now” or more accurately, on the horizon. The majority believe the United States economy has turned the corner and is on the road to a sustainable recovery.

Young people networking

New Voices - What Does It Take to Lead a Chapter? 

Two of NAIOP’s Developing Leaders will be adding more responsibilities to their plates that include serving as key leaders in their respective firms and active involvement in their local NAIOP chapters. Kyle Nagy will step into the role of president of NAIOP Southern Nevada, while Brian Graham will take the helm as president of NAIOP Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky.

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Worth Repeating Summer 2011 

Wisdom and industry outlooks from the 2011 National Forums Symposium; Solution Series programs on the CMBS market, marketing tools and logistics; and Webinars on tenant improvement and healthcare reform.

From the Archives: Perspectives Articles from the Previous Issue

Alex Klatskin

At Closing - A Welcome and Long-Awaited Return to Optimism 

NAIOP Chairman’s Perspective - The beginning of 2011 is giving us new hope that the commercial real estate market, which has been limping back from a terrible fall, might actually get into a full stride quite soon.

Young people networking

New Voices - Developers Leaders’ Upbeat About 2011 

Developing Leader members were surveyed in January 2011 to gauge their outlook on the year ahead and their thoughts on what’s in store for the commercial real estate industry. Areas addressed in the survey included hot topics, networking opportunities, development potential, education interest and future outlook.