Office-to-Industrial Conversions: A Niche Market Worth Exploring

By: Ron Derven Summer 2022 Issue

There’s a lot of potential, but the economic and regulatory challenges can be daunting.

When Retail and Industrial Merge

By: Trey Barrineau Summer 2022 Issue

Last-mile distribution facilities focused on direct service to customers could be poised for growth.

Vacant Storefronts Can be Repurposed into Retail Incubators

By: Ilana Preuss Summer 2022 Issue

They can provide an immediate boost in shopping districts and grow future businesses into long-term tenants.

Transforming an Abandoned Brownfield into a Modern Cold Storage Facility

By: Kenneth E. Rodman, Jr. Summer 2022 Issue

A public-private collaboration results in an $84 million investment and more than 80 new jobs in Portsmouth, Virginia.

The Growing Demand for Supplier Diversity in the Commercial Real Estate Industry

By: Jenna Glick Summer 2022 Issue

A new organization aims to simplify the process of procuring real estate suppliers from historically under-represented groups.

Parking in a Post-Pandemic Economy

By: Robert Dunphy Summer 2022 Issue

As workers return to offices and shoppers return to stores, new parking strategies may emerge.

Last Mile: The Most Challenging Piece of the Logistics Puzzle

By: Jeffrey Small Summer 2022 Issue

Infill development in high-value locations can be a complex process.

A Fresh Look at Office Conversions

By: Shawn Moura, Ph.D. Summer 2022 Issue

Old office buildings find a new lease on life as labs, medical offices and apartments.

Business / Trends Articles from Previous Issues


Spring 2022 Issue
The NAIOP Research Foundation's annual report highlights the relevant studies, activities and deep dives to come in 2022 and beyond.
By: Rob Naso
Summer 2021 Issue
A new framework for mitigating disease in the office focuses on air quality, changing behaviors and building occupant trust.
By: Jim Villa
Summer 2021 Issue
Partnerships, planning and perseverance are all critical components of a unique project in Milwaukee.
By: Scot Murdoch
Summer 2021 Issue
The pandemic forced the industry to adapt quickly to meet soaring demand.
By: Wendy King
Summer 2021 Issue
The real estate industry faces unique challenges in designing vaccination programs based on workplace types and the nature of jobs.
By: Karl Heitman
Summer 2021 Issue
A project near Chicago shows the potential for hybrid facilities where offices, warehouse space and manufacturing operations exist under one roof.
By: Kerry Doyle and Marc Salotti
Summer 2021 Issue
A former steel mill site is being redeveloped into a major East Coast logistical hub.
By: Philip Wilkinson and Teresa Bucco
Summer 2021 Issue
A project in Pittsburgh demonstrates the potential of activating common areas in older retail destinations.
By: TJ Parker
Summer 2021 Issue
And what are the implications for industrial space demand?

ARCHIVED ISSUES

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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.