mall conversion

Health Care Tenants Inject New Life into Ailing Shopping Malls 

By: Eric Johnson, managing director of healthcare advisory services at Transwestern Winter 2017/2018 Issue

As health care providers seek to improve customer service by offering convenient access closer to where their patients live and work, they are discovering a hidden resource: the regional mall.

NAIOP's 2018 Buyers Guide 

By: None Winter 2017/2018 Issue

From accountants to architects to developers, contractors, and financial sources. Whatever you need, you’re likely to find it and a lot more in our annual Buyers Guide.

Marketing / Leasing Articles From Previous Issues

Bringing the Outside In

By: Roger Heerema, a principal with Wright Heerema Architects, NAIOP Chicago’s 2016 Design Firm of the Year Fall 2017 Issue
A fresh-air, 28th-floor amenity lounge has transformed a Chicago office tower.

Exclusivity Provisions in Commercial Leases

By: Steven D. Weber, founding shareholder, Weber Law Fall 2017 Issue
Exclusivity provisions can give tenants the right to operate a particular type of business as well as prevent other tenants from using their space in certain ways, with lasting implications for both landlords and tenants.

Tenant Communications: Connecting With People Who Are Always Connected

By: Michael Broder, CEO, Brightline Strategies, and principal, Rockerbox, a joint venture with McWilliams|Ballard Fall 2017 Issue
How you say things says a lot, and can have a big impact on tenant retention and rent premiums.

Trends in Square Feet per Office Employee: An Update

By: Adrian Ponsen, senior real estate economist, CoStar Portfolio Strategy Fall 2017 Issue
Is the push for office space efficiency a silent killer for the U.S. office market?

NAIOP 2017 Guide to the Midwest

Fall 2017 Issue
Looking for an investment partner, an interior designer, a contractor or a great location for your next development project? The NAIOP guide in this issue lists dozens of firms throughout the Midwest.

Potential Pitfalls With Letters of Intent

By: Renee Eshelman, partner, Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP, San Francisco Summer 2017 Issue
What should landlords do when they discover that “nonbinding” really isn’t?

The Benefits and Risks of Triple Net Leases

By: Richard R. Spore III, member, Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, Memphis Summer 2017 Issue
What do office and retail property owners need to know about triple net leases?

NAIOP's 2017 Guide to Architects, Contractors and Engineers

By: None Summer 2017 Issue
Looking for an architect, contractor, or engineer for your next redevelopment project? The NAIOP guide in this issue lists dozens of firms throughout North America.

Mitigating Fitness Center Impacts

By: Terence Tyson, PE, CDT, principal consultant in acoustics, Acentech Spring 2017 Issue
Upgrades to walls, ceilings and floors can mute disruptive noise and vibration.

2017 Guide to Economic Development

By: None Spring 2017 Issue
The economic development authorities listed in this annual guide can help you attract businesses to your area and to your developments.

Building the Tenant Experience

By: Michael Broder, CEO, Brightline Strategies, and principal, Rockerbox, a joint venture with McWilliams|Ballard Winter 2016/2017 Issue
Political strategists have refined the use of predictive analytics; commercial real estate executives should follow their lead.

NAIOP's 2017 Buyers Guide

By: None Winter 2016/2017 Issue
From accountants to architects to developers, contractors, and financial sources. Whatever you need, you’re likely to find it and a lot more in our annual Buyers Guide.

Five Key Factors for Leasing to Uncle Sam

By: Kurt Stout, executive vice president, Government Solutions, Colliers International Fall 2016
As the federal government shrinks, leasing opportunities grow.

NAIOP 2016 Guide to the Southwest

Fall 2016
Looking for an investment partner, an interior designer, a contractor or a great location for your next development project? The NAIOP guide in this issue lists dozens of firms throughout the Southwest.

Accounting Changes Coming for Leases

By: Phillip Santarelli, CPA, partner, Baker Tilly Summer 2016
New guidance from the Financial Accounting Standards Board will change how tenants account for leases in coming years.

Bringing Wellness to the Workplace

By: Andrew Gallinaro, senior vice president and director of asset management, National Development Summer 2016
Suburban office park owners are incorporating health and wellness features to attract forward-thinking tenants.

Credit Suisse's Smart Working Floor

By: Sheila Vertino, former editor-in-chief of Development and a freelance writer Summer 2016
Continuing a trend that began in technology and creative companies, a global financial services company has eliminated private offices at its New York headquarters.

Six Ways to Control Office Acoustics

By: Victoria J. Cerami and Christopher J. Pollock, Cerami & Associates Summer 2016
How can acoustical privacy be achieved in today’s open plan offices?

NAIOP's 2016 Guide to Architects, Engineers and Contractors

By: None Summer 2016
Looking for an architect, contractor, or engineer for your next redevelopment project? The NAIOP guide in this issue lists dozens of firms throughout North America.

Tech Company Workspace Trends Spread to Other Firms

By: Sheila Vertino, former editor-in-chief of Development and a freelance writer Spring 2016
Trends that began in tech company workplaces have spread to life sciences and financial services companies.

Revisiting Blend and Extend

By: Amanda Tran, a freelance real estate writer and researcher Spring 2016
In changing times, blend and extend lease transactions can benefit both tenants and landlords.

Managing Package Deliveries

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development Spring 2016
Tech fixes will help overwrought property managers today, but what will happen as online sales grow even more?

2016 Guide to Economic Development Authorities

By: None Spring 2016
The economic development authorities listed in this annual guide can help you attract businesses to your area and to your developments.

Research Foundation Report

The NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned this report to evaluate the risks and opportunities associated with office building conversions. The author conducted a review of recent publications and market data on office conversions and interviewed developers, architects and other commercial real estate professionals to provide an overview of the key considerations that go into converting an office building to a life science, medical office or multifamily use. Available Now!

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