Here is how to reinvent these properties for a new era.

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: Spenser Robinson, DBA
For the 2024 edition of Commercial Real Estate Terms and Definitions, the author reviewed secondary sources and sought input from members of the national research directors group as well as other CRE practitioners to identify terms that needed to be added or amended to match current use.
By: Hany Guirguis, Ph.D., Manhattan College and Joshua Harris, Ph.D., Fordham University
With the U.S. economy expected to continue to grow slowly, the authors estimate that quarterly net absorption of industrial space will average 14.0 million square feet per quarter over the next two years, or 62.8 and 49.1 million square feet in 2024 and 2025, respectively.
By: Brian Lewandowski, Adam Illig, Ethan Street 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: 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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