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Winter 2022/2023 Issue

How E-Commerce Affects Urban Industrial Lands and Transportation Systems

By: Eric Aderneck and Russell Whitehead

Quick-delivery services could have a significant impact on streets, curbs and parking in cities.

The Tin Building: A Fish Market Morphs into a Dining Destination

By: Anthony Paletta

An adaptive-reuse project in Manhattan rejuvenates a landmark that had fallen upon hard times.

What Lies Ahead for Commercial Real Estate?

By: Trey Barrineau

NAIOP brought together national research directors and academics to discuss the return to the office, the future of industrial and other topics.

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Must-Read Articles

Repurposed Shipping Containers Offer Unique Advantages for the Right Projects

By: Tom Gresham
Flexibility, affordability and durability are among the factors behind their growing use.

Challenges Abound When Transforming Office to Residential

By: Lindsey Postula and Maria Fuentes, Gray Reed
Zoning changes, design constraints and financing are among the hurdles.

Clean Indoor Air at the Office Can Reduce Risks from Viruses and Increase Productivity

By: Greg Fuller, Granite Properties
COVID-19 fuels a drive to improve indoor air quality as more office workers return to their buildings.

All-Electric Buildings are Powering Up

By: Alice Devine
Tenant demand, along with newer building codes, are energizing this construction trend.

CEO on Leadership: Peter J. Cocoziello

By: Ron Derven
The founder and CEO of Advance Realty Investors in Bedminster, New Jersey, shares the lessons he’s learned in his 40-plus years in the industry.

From Broker to Developer: The Challenges (and Rewards) of a Major Career Transition

By: Trey Barrineau
Commercial real estate leaders discuss how they climbed the ladder to the upper reaches of the profession.

Putting Some Real Money Behind Transportation

By: Robert Dunphy
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law could help improve the movement of products through supply chains.

An Expanding Role for Public Art

By: Ron Heckmann
Creative expression can build a positive connection to a project for tenants and end users.


By: Hany Guirguis, Ph.D., Manhattan College and Michael J. Seiler, DBA, William & Mary
Despite rising interest rates and growth in the supply of new space entering the market, the outlook for industrial real estate remains bright as supply chain conditions steadily improve. Low vacancy rates will continue to support growth in rents and property values. Read the full report from the NAIOP Research Foundation.
By: Brian Lewandowski, Adam Illig, Michael P. Kercheval, Ph.D. and Richard Wobbekind, Ph.D.
Development and construction of new commercial real estate in the United States – office, industrial, warehouse and retail – generates significant economic growth at the state and national levels. This annual study, published by the NAIOP Research Foundation, measures the contribution to GDP, salaries and wages generated and jobs supported from the development and operations of commercial real estate.
By: Hany Guirguis, Ph.D., Manhattan College and Michael J. Seiler, DBA, College of William & Mary
Net office space absorption in the fourth quarter of 2022 is forecast to be 7.1 million square feet, with absorption in 2023 forecast to slow to 8.1 million square feet for the entire year. Moving forward, the forecast projects that absorption in the first three quarters of 2024 will total 13.3 million square feet.


By: Trey Barrineau

This growing Canadian city sits at the heart of a major energy-producing region.

By: Jennifer LeFurgy, Ph.D.

As 2022 ends and the economy remains uncertain, we know it is more important than ever to think creatively.

Sound bites from NAIOP’s CRE.Converge, held October 10-12 in Chicago

By: Marie Ruff

Advice from the winners of the 2022 Developing Leaders Awards, which honor outstanding young professionals.


By: Ken Simonson

A shortage of workers is forcing builders to pay higher wages.

By: Bret Swango, Colliers

New approaches are required to attract and retain outstanding workers.

By: Brian Maloney and Chad Wissinger, Dentons Cohen & Grigsby P.C.

Ruling in Massachusetts on prompt-pay statutes comes amid skyrocketing costs for labor and materials.

By: Chris Della Mora, HUB International

Maintenance and mitigation techniques are crucial to help keep insurance premiums low.

By: Ermengarde Jabir, Ph.D., Moody’s Analytics CRE

How hotels and airlines are navigating the post-COVID revival.

By: Aquiles Suarez

The bill expands tax breaks for energy-efficiency improvements in buildings.

By: Shawn Moura, Ph.D.

Industry supports a million jobs and billions in contributions to the country’s GDP.

An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.


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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.

Winter 2022/2023 Issue

The winter 2022/2023 issue of Development magazine features a cover story on the “midlife crisis” of aging office buildings. Other articles include a look at how e-commerce affects urban transportation systems, a profile of the Tin Building in Manhattan, and a roundtable discussion among real estate experts on trends in office and industrial development.

Fall 2022 Issue

The fall 2022 issue of Development magazine features a cover story on NAIOP’s Developer of the Year, Granite Properties. Other articles include a look at an adaptive-reuse project in Chicago that has transformed a salt storage facility into a concert venue, and two articles about the future of the office in the aftermath of the pandemic.