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An Efficient “Last Mile” 

By: Nicola Davies, Ph.D., freelance writer Spring 2016

Passenger trains, electric vans, cargo bicycles and lockers all can help reduce the noise, traffic congestion and pollution created by urban deliveries.

Forecasting Office Space Demand 

By: Julie D. Stern, managing editor, Development Spring 2016

A new NAIOP research report describes the model that researchers are using to prepare a biannual Office Space Demand Forecast, which debuts in the second quarter of 2016.

Four Key CRE Disruptors 

By: Steven Bandolik, a director with Deloitte Services LP and a senior leader in Deloitte's real estate services practice, and Robert O’Brien, a partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP as well as U.S. and global leader of Deloitte’s real estate practice Spring 2016

Commercial real estate is being redefined by four key trends.

Making Paid Parking Pay 

By: Sam Black, contributing editor, Development, attorney and past chairman of the Washington, D.C., Smart Growth Alliance Spring 2016

Parking can be a catalyst for economic development, creating benefits for developers, investors and businesses.

North Dakota Business Park Caters Exclusively To Drones 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development Spring 2016

Grand Sky will be America’s first industrial park dedicated to unmanned aircraft systems.

Ports Projections 

By: David Egan, head of industrial research, Americas, CBRE Spring 2016

The balance of power between U.S. West and East Coast ports is shifting slightly.

Social Inclusion Best Practices: Forest City Washington 

By: Rachel Brown, freelance writer Spring 2016

A national developer reaches out to the community to involve local residents and businesses.

Urban Freight Consolidation Centers 

By: Nicola Davies, Ph.D., freelance writer Spring 2016

Freight consolidation centers can make urban deliveries more efficient while also reducing urban noise pollution as well as vehicle emissions.

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Research Foundation Report

Former industrial sites and other properties that may be contaminated – commonly called brownfields – can be viable targets for redevelopment, however the costs and risks associated with environmental remediation often make these projects challenging. The NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned this brief to offer insights into the key considerations that guide sustainable brownfield redevelopment. Available Now!

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