CRE Tech Adoption Speeds Up

By: Ron Derven and Margarita Foster Winter 2017/2018 Issue

Commercial real estate has been a slow adopter of new technology, but that’s about to change.

Six Innovative Concepts for Moving Freight

By: Robert T. Dunphy, transportation consultant; adjunct professor, Georgetown University real estate and planning programs; and emeritus fellow, Transportation Research Board Winter 2017/2018 Issue

Some of these innovations may change how freight is moved in the future.

Ten Industrial Trends to Watch

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, and Margarita Foster, editor-in-chief, Development Winter 2017/2018 Issue

Industry experts discuss trends that will impact industrial facilities in 2018 and beyond.

Research Directors Identify Trends

By: Jennifer LeFurgy, Ph.D., director of research, NAIOP Winter 2017/2018 Issue

At their annual gathering, research directors considered retail, office, technology, data and investment trends.

A Second Set of Leading Indicators for the Future

By: Kathleen Farrell, head of Commercial Real Estate, SunTrust Banks, Inc. Winter 2017/2018 Issue

CRE should focus on indicators that may foretell technology’s impact on the industry.

The First Modern Multistory Logistics Building in North America

By: Dan Letter, managing director, Prologis Winter 2017/2018 Issue

Prologis Georgetown Crossroads, a three-story, 590,000-square-foot logistics building, is now under construction in the heart of Seattle’s transportation network.

Construction Costs Outlook

By: Ken Simonson, chief economist, Associated General Contractors of America Winter 2017/2018 Issue

Labor and materials concerns loom large.

Business / Trends Articles from Previous Issues

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.
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.
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.
By: Antony Slumbers, digital transformation in real estate consultant and writer
Fall 2017 Issue
As work becomes more flexible, so will the workplace.
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.
By: Camille Galdes
Fall 2017 Issue
Transportation demand management strategies, which increasingly include ride-hailing services, have evolved from a negotiating tool to an amenity.
By: Margarita Foster
Summer 2017 Issue
A Timeline of Key Industry and Advocacy Events
By: Alvaro J. Ribeiro
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
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.


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The fall 2023 issue of Development magazine features a cover story on NAIOP’s Developer of the Year, VanTrust Real Estate. Other articles include a look at a logistics prototype for dense urban areas, a conversation with author and demographer Joel Kotkin and the challenging renovation of a Seattle landmark.

Cover Summer 2023 Issue

The summer 2023 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, a report from the NAIOP-Drexel Summer Real Estate Program, 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.