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

Vivek Sah

Vivek Sah, Ph.D.

Dr. Vivek Sah is the Director of the LIED Institute of Real Estate Studies in the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). At UNLV, he is responsible for leading the LIED lnstitute’s efforts to grow the real estate program for students and supporting the education needs of the industry professionals in the Nevada region.

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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.