Economy

Economy

A New Look at Market Tier and Ranking Systems

A New Look at Market Tier and Ranking Systems

By: Maria Sicola, Charles Warren, PhD, and Megan Weiner, CityStream Solutions, LLC
March 17, 2020

Dividing and grouping the major metropolitan regions of the United States into ranked groups or “tiers” is a frequently used method to evaluate, prioritize and rank markets for investment. This project provides an understanding of the origins, methodologies and uses of market tier models.

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Preparing for Autonomous Vehicles: A Survey of Local Governments

By: David Dale-Johnson, Ph.D.
November 22, 2019

The NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned this report to examine how local governments are preparing for fully autonomous vehicles and to explore how future AV related policies could affect the commercial real estate industry.

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Profiles in the Evolution of Suburban Office Parks

By: Dustin C. Read, Ph.D./J.D.
August 21, 2019

The NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned this report to identify ways that firms are revitalizing suburban office parks through redevelopment, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse. The author interviewed five developers who have recently updated suburban office parks in the United States and Canada to learn how they made these properties relevant for today’s market.

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Addressing the Workforce Skills Gap in Construction and CRE-related Trades

By: Barry E. Stern, Ph.D.
July 11, 2019

The NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned this report to explore some of the contributing factors to the workforce shortage and how the construction and logistics industries can improve worker recruitment, training, productivity and retention.

Economic Impact 2020 US

Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate, 2020 U.S. Edition

By: Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D.
February 03, 2020

The impact of new development and of the ongoing operations of existing commercial real estate buildings in the United States – office, industrial, warehouse and retail – has grown to support 9.2 million American jobs and contribute $1.14 trillion to the U.S. GDP in 2019, according to a new report by the NAIOP Research Foundation.

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Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate, 2018 Edition

By: Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D.
January 26, 2018

Development and construction of new commercial real estate in the United States – office, industrial, warehouse and retail – generates significant economic growth at the state and national levels. This annual study, “The Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate,” published by the NAIOP Research Foundation, measures the contribution to GDP, salaries and wages generated and jobs supported from the development and operations of commercial real estate.

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Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate, 2017 Edition

By: Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D.
February 02, 2017

Development and construction of new commercial real estate in the United States – office, industrial, warehouse and retail – generates significant economic growth at the state and national levels. This annual study, “The Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate,” published by the NAIOP Research Foundation, measures the contribution to GDP, salaries and wages generated and jobs supported from the development and operations of commercial real estate.

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Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate, 2016 Edition

By: Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D.
July 13, 2016

Development and construction of new commercial real estate – office, industrial, warehouse and retail – continues to be a powerful contributor to the U.S. and individual state economies, supporting approximately 3.2 million American jobs and contributing $450 billion to U.S. GDP in 2015, according to a new report released by the NAIOP Research Foundation.

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Exploring the New Sharing Economy

By: John Madden, Director of Sustainability and Engineering Campus + Community Planning, University of British Columbia
April 14, 2015

The “sharing economy” has been receiving a lot of buzz across popular media, academic and business circles, and local government as well as social enterprises. As the label suggests, the sharing economy is a means of sharing goods, services, ideas, information and skills through a network of individuals, often facilitated through social networks via computers and mobile apps.

The Contribution of the Commercial Real Estate Sector to the Canadian Economy

The Contribution of the Commercial Real Estate Sector to the Canadian Economy

By: Real Property Association of Canada (REALpac) and NAIOP Research Foundation; Prepared by Altus Group Economic Consulting
September 01, 2012

Prepared by Altus Group Economic Consulting, this report shows that capital investment in the CRE Sector totaled some $21.6 billion in 2011, accounting for about half of the total spending in Canada on non-residential construction.

NAIOP Confidence Report

NAIOP Confidence Report

By: James R. DeLisle, Ph.D, NAIOP Research Foundation Distinguished Fellow
April 26, 2011

NAIOP surveyed the major players in commercial real estate for their predictions on market conditions with respect to the economy, capital markets and development potential. The executive summary results of this April 2011 survey including analysis provide useful insights. A webinar presentation of the results is also available.

Effect of Past Crises on US Downtown Office Property

Effect of Past Crises on US Downtown Office Property Income and Expenses

By: Dr. Sofia Dermisi, Roosevelt University
April 01, 2010

Economic, real estate, oil and other crises can cause significant lack of confidence and recessions, which eventually affect office markets. This paper studies past crises and their effects on downtown office market trends across the U.S. and is pivotal in the estimation of current short and medium-term market responses.

Impact of the Hispanic Population

Measuring the Impact of Hispanic Population Growth on the Location of and Demand for Commercial Real Estate in the U.S.

By: G. Donald Jud, PhD, Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
May 01, 2008

The expected growth of the Hispanic population will impact the location and demand for commercial real estate in the United States. The report contains economic impact data for 50 states and major metropolitan areas.

How to Calculate Economic Contribution

How to Calculate the Economic Contribution of Office, Industrial, and Retail Real Estate to the Local Community

By: Stephen S. Fuller, PhD, George Mason University
February 01, 2005

This project is comprised of a form listing the sources of the contributions that office, industrial, office/tech and retail development make to their communities through taxes, job growth, etc. and instructions on how to locate the specific information needed to fill in the form and calculate the positive economic impact to your community.

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Butterfly Spotting: An Industrial Real Estate Perspective on Globalization and Transnational Economics

By: Butterfly Spotting: An Industrial Real Estate Perspective on Globalization and Transnational Economics
April 01, 2008

Economic globalization, outsourcing, transnational property, economic base theory, global economic base category, GEBC, industrial properties