Three Ways High-resolution Aerial Imagery Facilitates Due Diligence

By: Gregg Katz, The Shopping Center Group Spring 2018 Issue

Aerial imaging technology enables commercial real estate professionals to research properties much more quickly and easily than in the past.

Industrial Real Estate 2018: Disruptions and Structural Shifts

By: Aaron Ahlburn, JLL Spring 2018 Issue

Supply chain advances and new technologies are affecting how, where and what types of industrial facilities are being built.

Columbus Tackles Smart City Initiatives

By: Camille Galdes Spring 2018 Issue

Columbus, Ohio, is using public-private partnerships and $50 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation and Vulcan Inc. to revolutionize its transportation infrastructure.

Raising the Roof

By: Jason Tolliver, Carolyn Salzer, Jared Jacobs and Jolanta Campion, Cushman & Wakefield Spring 2018 Issue

The average clear height of warehouse ceilings has increased steadily over the past 20 years.

Bringing It Home: Four Innovative Concepts for E-commerce Deliveries to Consumers

By: Robert T. Dunphy Spring 2018 Issue

All of these innovations could affect how goods are delivered directly to consumers in the future.

Robotic Furniture

By: Hasier Larrea, Ori Spring 2018 Issue

North American developers are animating small spaces with architectural robotics.

Business / Trends Articles from Previous Issues

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.
By: Ken Simonson, chief economist, Associated General Contractors of America
Winter 2017/2018 Issue
Labor and materials concerns loom large.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.


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Cover Fall 2023 Issue

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, 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.