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Fall 2021 Issue

Miami 810

Second-Tier Cities Thrive in the Post-Pandemic World

By: Ron Derven

Smaller metropolitan areas are recovering faster than bigger ones, and their future looks bright.      

Santa Fe 810

Suburbs, Edge Cities and Santa Fe: A Conversation with Joel Garreau

By: Gerard C.S. Mildner and Trey Barrineau

The influential author sees the next boom towns emerging in smaller cities that are “urbane without the burdens of being urban.”      

Clarendale 810

The Senior Living Sector is Poised for Growth

By: Julie Ferguson

An aging population and longer life expectancies are boosting demand for facilities.      

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Must-Read Articles

BTN 810

Construction is Recovering but Faces Challenges

By: Ken Simonson
Materials costs have been on a rollercoaster ride for the past year.
Census 810

Preliminary Census Findings and Their Implications for Commercial Real Estate

By: Anirban Basu

Remote work and an exodus from cities are two of the biggest trends to emerge so far. First of a two-part series.

Katrina 810

Three Ways Real Estate Owners Can Benefit from Parametric Insurance Coverage

By: Kimberly Gore
These alternative policies can be used for specific risks such as hurricanes or other natural disasters.
Healthier 810

The Future of the Office is Healthier, More Engaging Spaces

By: Trey Barrineau
Building owners will need to innovate to keep workers coming back.
CEO Mike

CEO on Leadership: Mike Lafitte

By: Ron Derven
The leader of Trammell Crow Company (TCC) and global CEO for CBRE’s Real Estate Investments (REI) business segment talks about taking the leadership reins at the 
height of the COVID-19 pandemic and much more.
Office 810

Five Solutions for Building Office Interiors Amid Supply Shortages, Price Volatility

By: Andy Halik
Soaring costs for construction materials are forcing developers to get creative.
Opening 810

Creating a Solution for Essential-Worker Housing

By: Sean Rawson and John Drachman
A program in California seeks to address affordability for the “missing middle.”
Radiant 810

Rising to the Occasion: How Radiant Slabs Reduce Carbon and Improve Occupant Experience

By: Alice Devine
They’re a green alternative to forced-air systems for heating and cooling occupied space.

Related Research and Publications

Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate in Canada, 2022 Edition

By: Altus Group Economic Consulting NAIOP Research Foundation

The NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned this report to examine the economic benefits of commercial construction across four distinct CRE asset classes, namely industrial, retail and entertainment, office, and multifamily housing during 2021. The report also describes the benefits of commercial brokerage, property management and landlord operations.

Industrial Space Demand Forecast, Third Quarter 2022

By: Hany Guirguis, Ph.D., Manhattan College and Michael J. Seiler, DBA, William & Mary Research Foundation
The forecast authors, Drs. Hany Guirguis and Michael Seiler, expect the still-hot industrial market to cool, and predict that the net absorption rate will continue to decline until it returns to the pre-pandemic trend. Read the full report from the NAIOP Research Foundation.

Sustainable Brownfield Redevelopment

By: Christopher De Sousa, Ph.D., MCIP, RPP, Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Toronto Metropolitan University Research Foundation

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.

Perspectives

From the Editor: Adapting to the New Economy

By: Jennifer LeFurgy
Commercial real estate continues to align with the post-pandemic economy.

CEO on Leadership: Mike Lafitte

By: Ron Derven
The leader of Trammell Crow Company (TCC) and global CEO for CBRE’s Real Estate Investments (REI) business segment talks about taking the leadership reins at the 
height of the COVID-19 pandemic and much more.

Chapter Profile: NAIOP Austin

By: Trey Barrineau
The association’s newest chapter sets up shop in the fastest-growing city in the U.S.

Four Students Receive NAIOP Diversity Student Scholarships

By: Hannah Buckles
The association awarded scholarships to graduate students from backgrounds traditionally under-represented in the commercial real estate industry.

NAIOP, Development Magazine Receive National Recognition for Communications Excellence

By: Trey Barrineau
Awards honor the association’s outstanding work in print, online and video during 2020.

NAIOP Surveys Show a Positive Future for CRE

By: Molly Ryan Carson
In April 2020 NAIOP began surveying our members on how the coronavirus was impacting their businesses.

Additional Articles

Cars 810

Autonomous Vehicles Are Down the Road, But Where Will They Park?

By: Douglas Gettman
Parking facilities could stay roughly the same size as they are today, but with significant redesigns.
ConstructTech 810

Innovation Brings Change to Commercial Construction

By: Shawn Moura
New technologies promise higher quality, faster timelines, lower costs.
Katrina 810

Three Ways Real Estate Owners Can Benefit from Parametric Insurance Coverage

By: Kimberly Gore
These alternative policies can be used for specific risks such as hurricanes or other natural disasters.
Building 810

Today's Steps for Tomorrow's Net Zero

By: Rosa Folla
Passive-building strategies can get new construction to net zero energy consumption.
Erewhon 810

Building for Retail Success in Hip Neighborhoods

By: Terry Todd
In a trendy area of Los Angeles, a multi-functional design for a grocery store makes it stand out.
New and Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy

By: Trey Barrineau
An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.

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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