As demand for health care grows, medical tenants are entering new CRE markets and beginning to use older properties in innovative ways.

Spring 2019 Issue

Lower Parking Minimums Means Higher Value for Parking Spaces

By: Christine Banning, IOM, CAE, National Parking Association

Right-sizing parking can save money, lead to less congestion and create alternative land uses.

A Silver Linings Playbook for Controversial Development Projects

By: Patrick Slevin

Turning public conflict into corporate goodwill requires thoughtful strategies and genuine concern for the local community.

Cutting-Edge Research That Has An Impact

By: Various

The NAIOP Research Foundation's annual report highlights the relevant studies, activities and deep dives to come in 2019 and beyond.

Must-Read Articles

Water Infrastructure and Adaptive Building Design: An Emerging Opportunity

By: Kimberly E. Diamond and Paul M. Gelb
Public-private partnerships can fund innovative, forward-looking solutions to help fight flooding in coastal cities.

Shipping Innovations Along Inland Waterways Present Opportunities for Developers

By: Mary Lamie
Container-on-vessel service along the Mississippi River and into the Midwest could increase demand for distribution facilities.

How Health Care and Wellness Properties Can Anchor Mixed-Use Developments

By: Joseph Ballmer
The aging U.S. population could make this a commercial real estate trend to watch.

The New Health Shop on the Block

By: Alice Devine
Wellness programs housed in medical office buildings or near hospitals can engage the local community and entice potential customers.

Opportunity Zones Aren't Just for Real Estate Development

By: Mary Burke Baker, K\u0026L Gates LLP
Main Street and industries also stand to benefit from the new tax incentive.

The Workplace Makeover: From Office to Destination

By: Diane Hoskins and Andy Cohen, Gensler
To lure top talent, employers must integrate technology and unique experiences into their spaces.

RELATED RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

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.

PERSPECTIVES

By: Ron Derven
The leader of this Falls Church, Virginia, turnkey construction company and general contractor encourages young workers “to never stop learning and seeking new challenges.”
By: Jennifer LeFurgy, Ph.D.
I’m pleased to be the new editor-in-chief of Development magazine.
By: Diana Tucker
Annual industry gathering examines best practices for building a workforce that reflects a rapidly changing population.
By: Greg Fuller
Already this year as chairman, I’ve had the opportunity to meet many members at the Chapter Leadership & Legislative Retreat, as well as during some chapter visits.

Sound bites from NAIOP’s CRE.Converge, held October 15-18, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

By: Trey Barrineau
Higher pay, shifts that allow for work-life balance and reasonable, fair HR policies can draw better talent, according to a national survey.
By: Tom Chung, Leers Weinzapfel Associates
This efficient, environmentally friendly way to build could increase quality while reducing labor costs.
By: Trey Barrineau, Managing Editor, Development
An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.
By: Rich Tucker
Reports from two chapters demonstrate the value of targeted research when it comes to influencing policymakers.
By: Adam Gower
The real estate crowdfunding platform lost sight of its core competency, but it also proved that there’s a demand for what it provides.
By: Jennifer LeFurgy, Ph.D., NAIOP Research Foundation
A new research brief explores the uses — and concerns — of technologies that gather and transmit massive amounts of data.
By: Trey Barrineau
The sector’s productivity hasn’t improved much in years, but that could be changing as workforce challenges increase.

ARCHIVED ISSUES

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Spring Spring 2024 Issue

This issue includes a cover story on the Judson Mill District, a mixed-use textile mill revitalization project in Greenville, South Carolina. Other feature articles shine a spotlight on two innovative redevelopment projects that are converting closed auto assembly sites into new uses; the first locally grown, locally sourced mass timber building in the Southeast (Atlanta); and Marquette University’s Summer CRE High School Immersion Program.

Winter20232024Archive Winter 2023/2024 Issue

The winter 2023/2024 issue of Development magazine includes the boom in data center real estate development, economist’s take on what’s working and what’s not working in commercial real estate, a perspective on how artificial intelligence may reshape real estate, and a report on the outlook for capital markets, office, retail and industrial real estate.  

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.