This West Coast office REIT finds success by investing in creative office and studio properties.

Fall 2021 Issue

Second-Tier Cities Thrive in the Post-Pandemic World

By: Ron Derven

Smaller metropolitan areas are recovering faster than bigger ones, and their future looks bright.

Suburbs, Edge Cities and Santa Fe: A Conversation with Joel Garreau

By: Gerard C.S. Mildner and Trey Barrineau

The influential author sees the next boom towns emerging in smaller cities that are “urbane without the burdens of being urban.”

The Senior Living Sector is Poised for Growth

By: Julie Ferguson

An aging population and longer life expectancies are boosting demand for facilities.

Must-Read Articles

Construction is Recovering but Faces Challenges

By: Ken Simonson
Materials costs have been on a rollercoaster ride for the past year.

Preliminary Census Findings and Their Implications for Commercial Real Estate

By: Anirban Basu
Remote work and an exodus from cities are two of the biggest trends to emerge so far. First of a two-part series.

Three Ways Real Estate Owners Can Benefit from Parametric Insurance Coverage

By: Kimberly Gore
These alternative policies can be used for specific risks such as hurricanes or other natural disasters.

The Future of the Office is Healthier, More Engaging Spaces

By: Trey Barrineau
Building owners will need to innovate to keep workers coming back.

CEO on Leadership: Mike Lafitte

By: Ron Derven
The leader of Trammell Crow Company (TCC) and global CEO for CBRE’s Real Estate Investments (REI) business segment talks about taking the leadership reins at the 
height of the COVID-19 pandemic and much more.

Five Solutions for Building Office Interiors Amid Supply Shortages, Price Volatility

By: Andy Halik
Soaring costs for construction materials are forcing developers to get creative.

Creating a Solution for Essential-Worker Housing

By: Sean Rawson and John Drachman
A program in California seeks to address affordability for the “missing middle.”

Rising to the Occasion: How Radiant Slabs Reduce Carbon and Improve Occupant Experience

By: Alice Devine
They’re a green alternative to forced-air systems for heating and cooling occupied space.


By: Jennifer LeFurgy
Commercial real estate continues to align with the post-pandemic economy.
By: Trey Barrineau
The association’s newest chapter sets up shop in the fastest-growing city in the U.S.
By: Hannah Buckles
The association awarded scholarships to graduate students from backgrounds traditionally under-represented in the commercial real estate industry.
By: Trey Barrineau
Awards honor the association’s outstanding work in print, online and video during 2020.
By: Molly Ryan Carson
In April 2020 NAIOP began surveying our members on how the coronavirus was impacting their businesses.


By: Douglas Gettman, Ph.D.
Parking facilities could stay roughly the same size as they are today, but with significant redesigns.
By: Terry Todd
In a trendy area of Los Angeles, a multi-functional design for a grocery store makes it stand out.
By: Shawn Moura, Ph.D.
New technologies promise higher quality, faster timelines, lower costs.
By: Rosa Folla
Passive-building strategies can get new construction to net zero energy consumption.
By: Trey Barrineau
An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.


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This issue includes a cover story on the Judson Mill District, a mixed-use textile mill revitalization project in Greenville, South Carolina. Other feature articles shine a spotlight on two innovative redevelopment projects that are converting closed auto assembly sites into new uses; the first locally grown, locally sourced mass timber building in the Southeast (Atlanta); and Marquette University’s Summer CRE High School Immersion Program.

Winter20232024Archive Winter 2023/2024 Issue

The winter 2023/2024 issue of Development magazine includes the boom in data center real estate development, economist’s take on what’s working and what’s not working in commercial real estate, a perspective on how artificial intelligence may reshape real estate, and a report on the outlook for capital markets, office, retail and industrial real estate.  

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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.