Workforce Woes Threaten Project Pricing, Timelines

By: Ken Simonson Winter 2019/2020 Issue

Labor shortages affect 81% of contractors across the U.S. — and they don’t see the problem improving any time soon.

Commercial Real Estate's Economic Environment Has Been Nearly Perfect

By: Anirban Basu Winter 2019/2020 Issue

Inflation and unemployment remain low, but how long will these conditions last?

Finance Articles from Previous Issues

By: Jonathan Havens and Anamika Roy
Fall 2019 Issue
Conflicting local and federal laws, along with NIMBYism, could be slowing investment in marijuana-related facilities.
By: Bruce Johnson
Fall 2019 Issue
Both options can be good investment vehicles for commercial real estate.
By: Tom McCahill
Fall 2019 Issue
This popular investment tool that arose in the 1990s can offer notable advantages over other financing practices.
By: Ken Simonson
Summer 2019 Issue
After a brief retreat, outlays for materials are poised to increase; meanwhile, compensation for workers continues to climb.
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.
By: Rich Tucker
Summer 2019 Issue
Five members of the association’s Deal and Investment Concepts Forum tell how members bond through relevant, in-depth conversations in a noncompetitive setting.
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.

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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, 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.