Development Magazine Summer 2013


Steve Crosby

CEO on Leadership: Stephen A. Crosby, President, CSX Real Property, Inc. 

Stephen A. Crosby has served as President, CSX Real Property since 2000, responsible for sales, leasing and development of surplus CSX properties. He also oversees acquisition of property for industrial development, licensing of rail corridor use for utilities, pipelines or telecommunication transmission lines and numerous other property-related responsibilities.

Gene Reilly

Future Space Demand, User Behavior and the Psychology of Real Estate 

Real estate is shifting from a founder-based to successor-based business, with 60 percent of today’s CEOs gone by 2020 and 30 percent fewer practicing firms. This is just one of the intriguing facts shared by Chris Lee, CEO of CEL & Associates, Inc. at the recent National Forums Symposium.

people networking in an exhibit hall

Perspectives from the 2013 National Forums Symposium 

Some highlights from NAIOP 2013 National Forums Symposium in Chicago, IL.

From the Archives: Perspectives Articles from the Previous Issue

David Funk

New Voices: Supporting the Next Generation of Commercial Real Estate Leaders — A NAIOP Distinguished Fellow Perspective 

What does the next generation of commercial real estate leaders think is important to the industry and what does it envision for the future?

Lauralee Martin

The Entrepreneur - CEO on Leadership: Lauralee Martin, CEO, Americas, Jones Lang LaSalle 

Lauralee E. Martin, formerly chief operating and financial officer for Jones Lang LaSalle, was promoted to CEO, Americas, effective January 1, 2013. Recently, Martin spoke with Development magazine about her new position as CEO, plans for the company and her views on the industry going forward in today’s challenging environment.