Development Magazine Winter 2012


Chairman Bill Hunt

At Closing - Chapter Involvement Key to Economic Development 

As Bill Hunt completes his year as Chairman, he shares some takeaways from his recent chapter visits. It has been great to witness the chapters successfully addressing, each in their own way, the challenges faced in their markets during these difficult economic times.

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New Voices - NAIOP 2012 Developing Leaders Award Winners: Cultivating Passion to Build Career Success 

Recipients of NAIOP’s seventh annual Developing Leader Award are enthusiastic about the industry, and it is evident in the success they have attained in their commercial real estate careers. Applications were received from Developing Leaders across North America, and the honorees were chosen by a selection committee consisting of NAIOP members and industry leaders.

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First Look - Research Directors Weigh In 

National research directors from major commercial real estate brokerage and data firms gathered at NAIOP headquarters for an annual meeting where they discussed current and future market conditions for office, industrial, retail and apartment products. The topic of future demand for office space (square feet per employee) was among the first to emerge.

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Worth Repeating Winter 2012 

Comments and Tweets from Development‘12 sessions on e-commerce, the economy and the capital markets; and preferences of Gen Y workers from the National Research Directors meeting.

From the Archives: Perspectives Articles from the Previous Issue

Chairman Bill Hunt

At Closing - Supporting Our Chapters through the Strategic Plan 

NAIOP is now deep into putting the goals and strategies of its 2012-2014 Strategic Plan into practice, focusing on developing effective education resources; deepening member knowledge of key government affairs issues affecting us in Washington, D.C., and in our state capitals; and supporting NAIOP chapters with resources to help them engage new members.

people networking in an exhibit hall

Worth Repeating Fall 2012 

Comments from I.con sessions on data center trends and the industrial market; Solution Series programs on what’s ahead in retail development, retaining talent and the new role of brokerage.