Construction Costs Outlook

By: Ken Simonson Summer 2019 Issue

After a brief retreat, outlays for materials are poised to increase; meanwhile, compensation for workers continues to climb.

Some Property Owners Could Face Surprising Tax Bills

By: Dan Thrailkill Summer 2019 Issue

A drafting error in the recent tax reform law has the potential to take a big bite out of the bottom line for developers who renovate properties for new tenants.

Finance Articles from Previous Issues

By: Trey Barrineau
Spring 2019 Issue
The sector’s productivity hasn’t improved much in years, but that could be changing as workforce challenges increase.
By: Adam Gower
Spring 2019 Issue
The real estate crowdfunding platform lost sight of its core competency, but it also proved that there’s a demand for what it provides.
By: Ken Simonson, Associated General Contractors of America
Winter 2018/2019 Issue
Labor shortages, higher prices for materials loom larger.
By: J.R. Foster, Robert Louis Capital
Winter 2018/2019 Issue
Don’t get tripped up on the path to securing a commercial real estate loan.
By: Gary Magnuson, Citizens Bank
Winter 2018/2019 Issue
Be prepared to answer a long list of questions when seeking financing for a project.
By: Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wisc.)
Fall 2018 Issue
Qualified Opportunity Zones will capitalize on rural America’s “can-do” attitude.
By: Turkia Mullin, CBRE Capital Markets
Fall 2018 Issue
Nonrecourse credit tenant financing can be used to fund build-to-suit projects involving properly structured long-term net leases with investment-grade tenants.
By: John Mackel, MAI, ASA, CCIM, Moss Adams LLP
Fall 2018 Issue
Incorporating best practices for policies, strategies and procedures can make smaller developer-operators appealing to institutional investors.
By: Ken Simonson, Associated General Contractors of America
Summer 2018 Issue
Steel yourself for higher materials costs.

ARCHIVED ISSUES

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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.