NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Appointment of Eva Stevens, United Properties, as Governor

The NAIOP Research Foundation announces the appointment of Eva Stevens as one of the Foundation’s 57 Governors. Stevens demonstrated her commitment to the Foundation’s mission by making a significant contribution to its endowment and accepting the lifelong distinction of Governor.

Eva Stevens is president and chief operating officer of United Properties, a privately held firm specializing in commercial and senior housing property investment and development, located in Bloomington, Minnesota. A NAIOP member since 2001, Stevens is a past chair of the membership and chapter relations committee, a member of NAIOP’s Executive Committee, chair of the editorial board for Development magazine, and a member of the Research Foundation’s audit and investment committee and Distinguished Fellow credentialing committee. Stevens is also a current member and former chair of the Investment Management II National Forum.

“Governors play a vital role in building better communities through practical research and education that advances the quality and benefits of commercial real estate development throughout North America,” said Marc Selvitelli, CAE, executive director of the NAIOP Research Foundation. “Eva’s industry experience and expertise make her an outstanding addition to an already impressive group of Research Foundation Governors.”

The NAIOP Research Foundation was established in 2000 as a 501(c)(3) organization that accepts tax-deductible contributions. Its mission is to provide practical research and education that allows commercial real estate owners and developers to successfully capitalize on new trends and address challenges in the industry. Recent reports include Case Studies in Innovation District Planning and Development, Exploring the New Sharing Economy, and The Promise of E-commerce: Impacts on Retail and Industrial Real Estate.

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