Ambient Scenting and Commercial Real Estate

By: Adrienne Schmitz, a freelance real estate writer and researcher Fall 2017 Issue

Retailers, shopping centers, hotels and even hospitals are using scent to enhance the user experience and improve their bottom line.

Ride-hailing Becomes a CRE Amenity

By: Camille Galdes, an urban policy writer and researcher Fall 2017 Issue

Transportation demand management strategies, which increasingly include ride-hailing services, have evolved from a negotiating tool to an amenity.

The Rise of Commercial Edible Garden Beds

By: Lara Hermanson, cofounder and principal, Farmscape Fall 2017 Issue

Incorporating agriculture into office and industrial parks can provide multiple benefits for developers, property owners and tenants, including expedited development approvals.

Space as a Service

By: Antony Slumbers, digital transformation in real estate consultant and writer Fall 2017 Issue

As work becomes more flexible, so will the workplace.

Creating New Housing Units From Thin Air

By: Yat-Pang Au, CEO, Veritas Investments Fall 2017 Issue

San Francisco has passed legislation that enables the development of accessory dwelling units in previously underused parts of existing multifamily buildings.

Reinventing the Mall Shopping Experience

By: By Najla Kayyem, senior vice president of marketing, Pacific Retail Capital Partners Fall 2017 Issue

A shopping center owner uses digital technology to transform a traditional retail center into a vibrant community hub.

Business / Trends Articles from Previous Issues

By: Margarita Foster, vice president, knowledge and research, and editor-in-chief, Development magazine
Summer 2017 Issue
A Timeline of Key Industry and Advocacy Events
By: Alvaro J. Ribeiro, AIA, senior architect, Margulies Perruzzi Architects
Summer 2017 Issue
Living wall systems can be simpler to install and maintain than one might expect — and can have meaningful impacts on building owners and occupants.
By: Ken McAllister, founder and president, My Salon Suite
Summer 2017 Issue
A real estate model originally designed to meet the needs of startups and freelancers is customized for the health and beauty industry.
By: James Cook, director of research, retail, JLL
Summer 2017 Issue
Flagship stores enable retailers to create a physical embodiment of a brand through design and spectacle — and to experiment with new concepts and technologies.
By: Amanda Tran, a freelance real estate writer and researcher
Summer 2017 Issue
Food halls offer small-scale opportunities for landlords, operators, chefs and diners.
By: Sheila Kelly Vertino, former editor-in-chief of Development magazine and a freelance writer. Thomas J. Bisacquino, president and CEO; Margarita Foster, vice president, knowledge and research; Kathryn Hamilton, vice president, marketing and communications; and Julie D. Stern, managing editor, Development magazine, contributed to this article.
Summer 2017 Issue
NAIOP celebrates 50 years of advocacy, education and professional excellence.
By: Dan Diehl, CEO of Aircuity
Summer 2017 Issue
The conversation about indoor environments is changing as tenants leverage new technologies to support employee productivity.
By: Brian Landes, GIS analyst, Transwestern
Summer 2017 Issue
Transportation infrastructure can have dramatic effects on the value of commercial real estate.
By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development
Summer 2017 Issue
Screens that provide real-time transit and other transportation information have become an amenity valued by office and residential tenants.


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Cover Summer 2023 Issue

The Summer issue of NAIOP’s Development magazine features a cover story on the evolution of office amenities. Other articles include an analysis of a document from 1989 that could help real estate professionals navigate the latest downturn, an on-the-ground report from the 2022 NAIOP-Drexel Summer Real Estate Program for rising high school juniors and seniors of color, and a look at the tenants in an innovative industrial building in Vancouver, Canada.

Cover Spring 2023 Issue

The spring 2023 issue of Development magazine features a cover story on industrial development in Mexico. Other articles include a look at the Novus Innovation Corridor in Arizona, a feature on how Buffalo, New York, engineered its latest comeback, and the NAIOP Research Foundation’s annual report.

Winter 2022/2023 Issue

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.