Research Foundation in the News

Research by the Foundation has been cited in leading news publications:

Ramping Up Warehouse Safety

“In the long term, technology will play an even more vital role in the new era of industrial property safety. Automation could offer a major part of the answer, observe Steve Weikal and James Robert Scott of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Real Estate Innovation Lab in an October 2020 NAIOP report.”

Commercial Property Executive | March 4, 2021

Logistics Getting on a Quicker, More Focused Track

“A report released in October, 2020 by the Research Foundation of [NAIOP] the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, addressed the demands of e-commerce. It found that e-commerce supply chains require more than three times the distribution space required by traditional retail supply chains centered on brick-and-mortar distribution.”

Business Xpansion Journal | April 25, 2021

Solving for the Property Industry’s Talent Shortage

“Before the pandemic began, commercial real estate was experiencing a labor shortage, recognized by NAIOP. As the labor market heats up and employers struggle to fill roles, the looming problem of the commercial real estate workforce is being brought to the forefront.”

Propmodo | June 9, 2021

NAIOP Report Explores Emerging Construction Tech

“A recent report commissioned by the NAIOP Research Foundation explores emerging construction technologies and their implications for the construction and real estate development industries.”

Construction Business | July 15, 2021

Why Industrial Space Demand Exceeds Expectations

“The latest NAIOP Industrial Demand Forecast notes that nearly 100 million square feet of new industrial space has been completed so far this year, and it’s still not enough to meet the demand.”

Commercial Property Executive | Aug. 19, 2021

Office Gaining Momentum For Big Return In 2022, NAIOP Predicts

“Workers will return to offices in great numbers in 2022 and 2023, provided the U.S. economy continues to improve, according to a new forecast by the NAIOP Research Foundation.”

Bisnow | Nov. 23, 2021