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The Rise of Experiential Retail 

By: Maria Sicola, a San Francisco-based real estate research consultant Summer 2016

The brick-and-mortar stores, malls and shopping districts that are thriving in today’s omnichannel retail world offer hands-on, authentic experiences.

Attracting and Retaining Tech Talent 

By: Christopher Lee, president and CEO, CEL & Associates, Inc. Summer 2016

Real estate companies are finding it difficult to hire and keep IT and other tech employees.

How Beacons Are Shaping the Office Buildings of Tomorrow 

By: John T. Anderson, chief revenue officer, Condeco Summer 2016

Some elements of the office building of the future are already in use today.

NAIOP Launches Sentiment Survey and Index 

By: Margarita Foster, vice president, knowledge and research, NAIOP, and editor-in-chief, Development Summer 2016

Survey respondents believe the market will continue to favor the real estate industry.

Reducing Car Traffic With Transportation Demand Management 

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

Developers, building owners and operators may chose — or be required — to use TDM.

Social Media for Development Projects 

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

Commercial real estate developers should recognize opportunities to use social media to raise awareness and build community support.

Duke Realty Increases Diversity and Inclusion 

By: Rachel Brown, freelance writer Summer 2016

A national CRE company works to expand diversity within the company and throughout the industry.

Business / Trends Articles From Previous Issues

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.

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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