How the Other Half Builds: Small-Scale Development in Tertiary Markets

By: Shawn Moura, Ph.D., Director of Research, NAIOP
December 20, 2021

This research brief draws from a survey of NAIOP members and interviews with developers in tertiary markets such as Western Michigan and Southwest Missouri to examine these differences and their implications for developers and investors.

Working Together as a Team: Negotiating With Tenants and Leasing Space During COVID-19

By: Shawn Moura, Ph.D., Director of Research, NAIOP
August 10, 2020

This research brief draws from interviews with brokers and building owners, news sources, NAIOP webinars, and NAIOP survey data to identify best practices for triaging office and industrial tenant requests, offering reasonable accommodations to those tenants who need short-term assistance, and responding to uncooperative tenants. The brief also examines how owners are adapting the ways they show and lease space to new tenant preferences and safety expectations.

A New Look at Market Tier and Ranking Systems

By: Maria Sicola, Charles Warren, Ph.D., and Megan Weiner, CityStream Solutions, LLC
March 17, 2020

Dividing and grouping the major metropolitan regions of the United States into ranked groups or “tiers” is a frequently used method to evaluate, prioritize and rank markets for investment. This project provides an understanding of the origins, methodologies and uses of market tier models.

Profiles in the Evolution of Suburban Office Parks

By: Dustin C. Read, Ph.D./J.D.
August 21, 2019

The NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned this report to identify ways that firms are revitalizing suburban office parks through redevelopment, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse. The author interviewed five developers who have recently updated suburban office parks in the United States and Canada to learn how they made these properties relevant for today’s market.

Creating a Private Equity Fund: A Guide for Real Estate Professionals

By: Jan A. deRoos, Ph.D., HVS Professor of Hotel Finance and Real Estate at SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University and Shaun Bond, Ph.D., West Shell Jr. Chair in Real Estate at Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati
April 4, 2019

To help demystify private equity fund formation and operation, the NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned this white paper. It is geared toward those who have limited familiarity with the process and want to learn the basics.

NAIOP Confidence Report

By: James R. DeLisle, Ph.D, NAIOP Research Foundation Distinguished Fellow
April 26, 2011

NAIOP surveyed the major players in commercial real estate for their predictions on market conditions with respect to the economy, capital markets and development potential. The executive summary results of this April 2011 survey including analysis provide useful insights. A webinar presentation of the results is also available.


Financing Regional Infrastructure

By: Dr. Robert Schmidt, J.D., Ph.D., Quest Technology, Inc.
January 1, 2002

This report examines infrastructure planning and financing on both a regional and local level. User charges and benefit capture methods are analyzed as well as cost of community services and growth subsidies; includes case studies on Atlanta, Las Vegas, Twin Cities and Portland, Oregon.

Butterfly Spotting: An Industrial Real Estate Perspective on Globalization and Transnational Economics

By: Butterfly Spotting: An Industrial Real Estate Perspective on Globalization and Transnational Economics
April 1, 2008

Economic globalization, outsourcing, transnational property, economic base theory, global economic base category, GEBC, industrial properties

Value Property Premium: Is It Risker?

By: Kwame Addae-Dapaah, National University of Singapore and Paul Asabere, Temple University
April 1, 2008

This study revisits the value property premium anomaly by premising analysis on Tokyo office property market data from 1997Q1 to 2007Q3; which shows that property investors could substantially improve their portfolio performance by investing in value office properties.