Research and Publications

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LATEST REPORTS

Read the latest research reports from the NAIOP Research Foundation, and learn about ongoing research projects important to commercial real estate.

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MEASURING COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE'S IMPACT

Construction and development of commercial real estate generates significant economic benefits throughout the U.S. and Canada.

DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE

Aging Office Buildings Are Having a Midlife Crisis

The Winter 2022/2023 issue of Development magazine features a cover story on the “midlife crisis” of aging office buildings. Other articles include a look at how e-commerce affects urban transportation systems, a profile of the Tin Building in Manhattan, and a roundtable discussion among real estate experts on trends in office and industrial development. Browse the magazine online or download it in PDF format.

Space Demand Forecasts

The Space Demand Forecast for the U.S. is issued quarterly by NAIOP.

RELEASE DATE: FALL 2022

THE NAIOP CRE SENTIMENT INDEX

The NAIOP Sentiment Index is designed to predict general conditions in the commercial real estate industry over the next 12 months by asking industry professionals to predict conditions for their own projects and markets.

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Compensation Reports

Is your 2023 salary and bonus package competitive? Find out with the 2022 NAIOP/CEL Commercial Real Estate Compensation and Benefits Reports.

NAIOP E-book

Best Practices in Cold Storage

Best Practices in Cold Storage Facility Development provides practical information for developers, designers, tenants and anyone else interested in knowing more about this complex property type.

Authored by industry experts from Ware Malcomb, FCL Builders and Cold Summit Development, this 40-page e-book explains pre-development considerations along with detailed speculative and build-to-suit design and construction approaches.

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Rules of Thumb for Distribution/Warehouse Facilities Design

For more information on dry warehouse design, NAIOP’s e-book, Rules of Thumb for Distribution/Warehouse Facilities Design, is also available for purchase.

Author and former principal with HPA, Inc., Byron Pinckert, has drawn on his firm’s decades of industry experience to explain best-practice methods for planning and designing warehouse facilities.

This 60-page e-book addresses topics including site planning for truck and rail delivery, material handling equipment and racking systems layouts, as well as field-tested approaches to complex features such as floor slabs and roofs.

Rules of Thumb for Distribution/Warehouse Facilities Design will help developers achieve peak operational efficiency for their tenants and build-to-suit clients.

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