common spaces

Repurposing Common Spaces in Office Buildings 

By: David Pugh, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB Spring 2018 Issue

Education, health care and retail sectors offer lessons for office building developers, designers and owners as well as employers.

Virtual Credentialing Is Now a Reality 

By: Curtis Dennis, Nedap Identification Systems Spring 2018 Issue

Also known as mobile access, this technology allows people to access buildings via their smartphones, eliminating the need for keys or other physical credentials.

Women-centric Coworking Spaces 

By: Audra Capas Spring 2018 Issue

Coworking centers designed by and for women are flourishing as entrepreneurial incubators.

The Impact of Landscaping on Tenant Well-being 

By: Fred Peratt, Environmental Enhancements Spring 2018 Issue

Can beautiful landscaping make tenants happy?

2018 Guide to Economic Development Authorities 

By: None Spring 2018 Issue

The economic development authorities throughout North America listed here can help you attract businesses to your area and to your developments.

Marketing / Leasing Articles From Previous Issues

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.

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

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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