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NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Appointment of Bilijack Bell of Wilson, Hull & Neal, and Industrial Solutions Group as Governor

The NAIOP Research Foundation announces the appointment of Bilijack Bell as one of the Foundation’s 57 Governors. Bell demonstrated his commitment to the Foundation’s mission by making a significant contribution to its endowment and accepting the lifelong distinction of Governor.

NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Appointment of Eva Stevens, United Properties, as Governor

The NAIOP Research Foundation announces the appointment of Eva Stevens as one of the Foundation’s 57 Governors. Stevens demonstrated her commitment to the Foundation’s mission by making a significant contribution to its endowment and accepting the lifelong distinction of Governor.

NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Appointment of Tracy Allen, Engineering Consulting Services, as Governor

The NAIOP Research Foundation announces the appointment of Tracy Allen as one of the Foundation’s 57 Governors. Allen demonstrated her commitment to the Foundation’s mission by making a significant contribution to its endowment and accepting the lifelong distinction of Governor.

NAIOP Advantage Series: What’s Next for the Dynamic Industrial Market?

The NAIOP Advantage Series is an exclusive member benefit, delivering expert insights into the latest research to help you make informed business decisions. Not a NAIOP member? Learn more about how NAIOP membership connects you with people, knowledge and education to help you stay ahead of the curve.

Frank Wuest, NAIOP Research Foundation Trustee, Passes

Frank Wuest died on August 13, 2016, while participating in a fundraising swim in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. At the time of his passing, Frank was president of Marcus Partners in Boston, Massachusetts, having established a successful career in real-estate investment and development.

NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Appointment of Jim Mulligan, Husch Blackwell LLP, as Governor

The NAIOP Research Foundation announces the appointment of Jim Mulligan as one of the Foundation’s 52 Governors. Mulligan demonstrated his commitment to the Foundation’s mission by supporting its endowment and accepting the lifelong distinction of Governor.

NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Officers for 2015-2016

The NAIOP Research Foundation has appointed officers for 2015-2016. The officers lead the Board of Trustees for the Foundation, whose mission is to build better communities through practical research and education that advances the quality and makes evident the benefits of commercial real estate development across North America.

NAIOP Research Foundation Newsletter, November 2015

Read the November 2015 issue of the Research Foundation newsletter.

NAIOP Research Foundation Newsletter, June 2015

Read the June 2015 issue of the Research Foundation newsletter.

Study Concludes that Office Tenants Prefer Suburban Vibrant Centers over Traditional Single-Use Suburban Locations

For close to a decade, based on anecdotes, real estate professionals have suspected that vibrant and walkable office environments are preferred over and perform better than single-use office locations. A new study, the first of its kind, tests this hypothesis across 40 plus U.S. office markets and concludes the following:

Research Revolutionizing Commercial Real Estate

Read the inaugural issue of the Research Foundation newsletter.

New Report Confirms Commercial Real Estate Development Industry Growing at Strongest Pace Since Economic Recovery Began

The commercial real estate development industry grew at the strongest pace in 2013 since the economic recovery began in 2011, according to an annual report on the state of the industry released today by the NAIOP Research Foundation.

New Report Shows U.S. Leading a Global Trend Toward a More Innovative, Independent Workplace

It may be too soon to wave goodbye to the cubicle, but a new trend towards a more open and innovative workplace is sweeping America and the globe. It is called “coworking,” where workers share the same roof but not necessarily the same boss.

New National Report Shows Commercial Real Estate Recovering But Still Not Up to Full Potential

Development and construction of new commercial real estate – office, industrial and retail buildings – continued its climb in 2012, supporting approximately 2.3 million American jobs and contributing $303.4 billion to the nation’s economy, marking the second year that the sector posted gains since 2007, according to a new report released today by the NAIOP Research Foundation. But industry experts warn that global economic sentiment and uncertainty in Washington and state capitals are dampening a more fulsome recovery in the sector.

U.S.-Based Manufacturing: What Industries Will Grow and Where?

A study by the NAIOP Research Foundation concludes that the reshoring trend of manufacturing industries to the United States yields stabilization of jobs, but not net growth. Some industries will add jobs as others shed them, resulting in no change to the total number of manufacturing jobs but halting a decades-long trend of losing more jobs than added.

NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Appointment of Steve Bronner, Parmenter Realty Partners, as Governor

The NAIOP Research Foundation announced today the appointment of Steve Bronner one of the Foundation’s 42 Governors.

NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Appointment of Jean Kane, Welsh & Colliers, as Governor

The NAIOP Research Foundation announced today the appointment of Jean Kane as one of the Foundation’s 42 Governors.

Net Absorption of Industrial Space Could Reach 150 Million Square Feet in 2013

The U.S. industrial market is poised for significant growth throughout 2013 and 2014, with annual net absorption forecast to reach 150 million and 175 million square feet in 2013 and 2014 respectively, according to the NAIOP Industrial Space Demand Forecast.

Commercial Real Estate Industry Contributes Over $63 Billion to Canadian Economy

The commercial real estate sector (CRE Sector) makes a substantial contribution to the Canadian economy, generating $63.3 billion in economic activity in 2011, according to a groundbreaking new research report from the Real Property Association of Canada (REALpac) and the NAIOP Research Foundation.

New Report Details Opportunities in Urban Waterfront Redevelopment

The Complexity of Urban Waterfront Redevelopment, looks at the challenges of redeveloping waterfront brownfields from the developer’s perspective and analyzes several cases.

Virtual Consumer Experience Forcing Revolutionary Changes to the Supply Chain

The global consumer shift toward electronic-commerce (e-commerce), mobile device supported commerce (m-commerce), and social media supported commerce (s-commerce) is changing how the retail and warehouse industries operate.

NAIOP Forecast: Industrial Space Demand (2Q12 Forecast)

The NAIOP Research Foundation today released the Industrial Space Demand Forecast, the sixth forecast from a model that analyzes important economic factors and net absorption data to predict future demand for industrial real estate.

Commercial Real Estate Development and Construction Rebounds in 2011

Development and construction of commercial real estate - office, industrial and retail buildings - rebounded in 2011, the first year to post gains since the recession.

How Fuel Costs Affect Logistics Strategies

Read NAIOP’s press release on how fuel costs affect logistics strategies.

NAIOP Research Foundation Report Details Development Model for the Middle Ring Suburbs

NAIOP Research Foundation issues a report on the Development Model for the Middle Ring Suburbs

NAIOP Forecast: Industrial Space Demand (1Q12 Forecast)

The NAIOP Research Foundation has released the 1Q2012 Industrial Space Demand Forecast, the fourth forecast from a model that analyzes important economic factors and net absorption data to predict future demand for industrial real estate.

Commercial Real Estate's Positive Economic Contributions Despite Spending Decline

Commercial real estate development and construction is a perpetual and valuable economic engine, with spending and directly related outlays generating a significant financial impact despite slowed growth and the nation's economic strain, says a new report issued by the NAIOP Research Foundation.

NAIOP Forecast: Industrial Space Demand (Q32011)

The NAIOP Research Foundation has released the 4Q2011 Industrial Space Demand Forecast, the fourth forecast from a model that analyzes important economic factors and net absorption data to predict future demand for industrial real estate.

NAIOP Forecast: Industrial Space Demand (Q22011)

The NAIOP Research Foundation has released the 3Q2011 Industrial Space Demand Forecast, the fourth forecast from a model that analyzes important economic factors and net absorption data to predict future demand for industrial real estate.

NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Appointment of William E. Hunt, Elmhurst Group, as Governor

The NAIOP Research Foundation announces the appointment of William E. Hunt, Elmhurst Group, as Governor.

NAIOP Research Foundation Announces Appointment of Gerard Sweeney, Brandywine Realty Trust, as Governor

The NAIOP Research Foundation announces the appointment of Gerard Sweeney, Brandywine Realty Trust, as Governor.

NAIOP Forecast: Industrial Space Demand (Q12011)

The NAIOP Research Foundation has released the 2Q2011 Industrial Space Demand Forecast, the fourth forecast from a model that analyzes important economic factors and net absorption data to predict future demand for industrial real estate.

NAIOP Forecast: Industrial Space Demand (Q42010)

The NAIOP Research Foundation has released the 1Q2011 Industrial Space Demand Forecast, the fourth forecast from a model that analyzes important economic factors and net absorption data to predict future demand for industrial real estate.

Commercial Real Estate GDP Contribution Significant Despite Economic Decline

Commercial real estate development and construction is a perpetual and valuable economic engine, with spending and directly related outlays generating a significant financial impact despite slowed growth and the nation's economic strain, says a new report issued by the NAIOP Research Foundation.