Partnerships, planning and perseverance are all critical components of a unique project in Milwaukee.

Summer 2021 Issue

Eight Crucial Post-Pandemic Takeaways for the Industry

By: Ron Derven

The post-pandemic period could see a lot of innovation and experimentation in commercial real estate.

Starting a Lab Facility: A Primer for Real Estate Professionals

By: Daniel Castner, Brian Spence and Trevor A. Boz

This fast-growing sector can be complex to navigate for developers.

Will Technology Impact Manufacturing Reshoring?

By: TJ Parker

And what are the implications for industrial space demand?

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Must-Read Articles

Integrating Vaccinations into Wellness Programs

By: Wendy King
The real estate industry faces unique challenges in designing vaccination programs based on workplace types and the nature of jobs.

Industrial Solutions for E-Commerce Grocery Fulfillment

By: Scot Murdoch
The pandemic forced the industry to adapt quickly to meet soaring demand.

Why Connectivity in Commercial Real Estate is Just as Important as Location

By: Dennis Thankachan
Modern facilities require strong internet connections to help tenants conduct business and to power the growing trend of investments in smart building technologies.

Upcycling: Reimagining Underutilized Commercial Space as Public Space

By: Philip Wilkinson and Teresa Bucco
A project in Pittsburgh demonstrates the potential of activating common areas in older retail destinations.

"A Series of Unfortunate Events"

By: Ken Simonson
Costs for construction materials keep climbing amid shortages and supply-chain issues.

Asset Managers Can Play a Key Role in Tenants' Return-to-Workplace Plans

By: Rob Naso
A new framework for mitigating disease in the office focuses on air quality, changing behaviors and building occupant trust.

Stairs on the Rise

By: Shantala Weiss
Monumental stairs can inspire greater interaction, reduce energy costs, and improve employee health and fitness.

Tradepoint Atlantic: A Modern Industrial Revival

By: Kerry Doyle and Marc Salotti
A former steel mill site is being redeveloped into a major East Coast logistical hub.


By: Trey Barrineau
The global tech and life sciences hub continues to see significant investments despite the pandemic.
By: Trey Barrineau
However, a lot of work remains despite tangible advances in recent years.
By: Molly Ryan Carson
Like every organization, NAIOP pivoted throughout the past year to meet the changing needs of our members as the pandemic reshaped our businesses.
By: Ron Derven
The former leader of Colliers International-Minneapolis/St. Paul and 2014 NAIOP National chair talks about how she took a locally owned real estate company and made it part of an international firm with 18,000-plus employees and 400 offices in 67 countries.


By: Karl Heitman
A project near Chicago shows the potential for hybrid facilities where offices, warehouse space and manufacturing operations exist under one roof.
By: K.J. Jacobs
Businesses that are young and growing might lean toward spec; older, established firms could favor build-to-suits.
By: Andrew Foster and Cody Charfauros
Liquidity returns to the market as pandemic disruptions begin to subside.
By: Jennifer LeFurgy, Ph.D.
A new tool helps real estate professionals compare local permitting processes.
By: Trey Barrineau
Brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects across North America.
By: Aquiles Suarez
The 10-year, $2.65 trillion plan goes far beyond “roads and bridges” and would impact many industries, including commercial real estate.


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