Strong industrial demand translates into rewarding investments for those willing to take on the risks.

Winter 2021/2022 Issue

All Eyes on the Global Supply Chain

By: Trey Barrineau

Logistics and transportation issues are top of mind in the commercial real estate industry — and around the world.

Expanding the Pipeline: Promoting Diversity in Undergraduate and Graduate Real Estate Programs

By: Shawn Moura, Ph.D.

Universities can play a key role in encouraging the industry to build a workforce that better reflects the U.S. population.

Suburbs, Office Space and – Peanut Butter?

By: Trey Barrineau

In September, NAIOP brought together national research directors and academics for an in-depth discussion of the future of the office in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Challenges of Building for Sustainability

By: Melissa Stok and Jess Horowitz

It requires effort at every stage of the process, according to those in the field.

Must-Read Articles

How Real Estate Tokenization Could Revolutionize Future Capital-Raising Efforts

By: Ryan Zega
Selling fractional ownership of properties has the potential to unlock much more investment.

Modular Construction Faces Unique Risks

By: Daniel F. McLennon
Anticipating and addressing them can help ensure successful projects.

The Benefits of Real-Time Cost Estimating

By: Michael O’Reilly
The technique can save money, but it’s important to understand how it differs from milestone-based estimating.

How Cultural Venues Can Elevate Mixed-Use Developments

By: Daniel Ordower
These spaces provide the prestige — and foot traffic — that can help boost property values.

Industrial Real Estate Opportunities in U.S. First-Mile Markets

By: TJ Parker
Investors target these markets as demand for e-commerce continues to surge.

The Multiple Benchmarks of a Post-LIBOR World

By: Derek Taylor and Paul Dombrowski
SOFR and CSR are key ingredients in the alphabet soup of solutions for interest rates.

More Destinations or Faster Roads: Thinking of Traffic Congestion Like a Traveler

By: Robert Dunphy
Access to jobs and services could be a more important metric than time spent commuting.

Cradle to Cradle: Understanding Whole Life Carbon

By: Alice Devine
Complex calculations go into determining the environmental impact of construction.

PERSPECTIVES

By: Ron Derven
The leader of The McShane Companies, headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, talks about taking the reins of the 35-year-old family-owned business and focusing the firm on smart, sustainable growth.
By: Trey Barrineau
Two long-serving executives (and spouses) who are retiring reflect on their time at the head of the organization.
By: Marie Ruff
Outstanding young NAIOP members reveal what’s helped them make their way in the industry.
By: Jennifer LeFurgy
As 2021 comes to an end, CRE is back on an upswing.
By: Molly Ryan Carson
It’s been quite a year for our industry and association.

Sound bites from NAIOP’s CRE.Converge, held September 27-29 in Miami Beach, Florida

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

By: Trey Barrineau
An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.
By: Shawn Moura, Ph.D.
A new model provides fresh insights into industrial and office markets.
By: Paul J. Brown
America’s northern neighbor is looking ahead to a post-pandemic world.
By: Ryan Mullenix, Greg Smith and Dr. John Medina
Or, a developer, a neuroscientist and an architect walk into a skybar …
By: Ken Simonson
Fewer workers, higher wages and vaccination issues roil the construction industry.

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, 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.