Research Foundation

The NAIOP Research Foundation helps build better communities through practical research and education. The Foundation's research projects, educational programs and outreach activities have a united purpose: to support developers, owners and others involved in commercial real estate in meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our communities, now and in the future.

Distinguished Fellow Spotlight

Mark J. Eppli

Mark J. Eppli, Ph.D.

Dr. Mark Eppli has 25 years of academic and administrative leadership experience. He served as Interim James H. Keyes Dean of Business Administration from 2012 to 2015 and was a Professor of Finance and Bell Chair in Real Estate at Marquette University. Currently he is director of the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is widely published in commercial real estate finance, development, and valuation, and is coauthor of two books.

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Research Reports

Midyear Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on the U.S. Commercial Real Estate Development Industry

Midyear Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on the Commercial Real Estate Development IndustrySubmitted By: Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D.

The NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned Steve Fuller, Ph.D., professor emeritus at George Mason University, to undertake a study of the 2020 mid-year economy and how second quarter shocks may influence commercial real estate development in the future.

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The Foundation's Governors support the Foundation's work through their contributions and sharing their expertise.