This West Coast-based REIT has a strong focus on sustainable development.

Fall 2020 Issue

Rethinking Real Estate: The Office of the Future

By: Ron Derven

Safety, health and wellness in buildings and workplaces may become as important over the next 10 years as LEED certification has been over the past decade.

Industrial Emerges from Pandemic in Relatively Good Health

By: Trey Barrineau, Kathryn Hamilton, Shawn Moura, Ph.D., Marie Ruff and Brielle Scott

Panelists at NAIOP’s I.CON Virtual 2020 shared good news about the sector’s resilience.

Doing CRE During a Crisis: Remote Work, New Technologies

By: Trey Barrineau, Daniel Levison and Turner Levison

COVID-19 is forcing the industry to embrace teleworking and a wide array of digital tools.

Must-Read Articles

Construction Uncertainty Continues as Pandemic Persists

By: Ken Simonson
The outlook remains hazy as COVID-19's broad impacts disrupt the country.

Cold Storage Can Be Complex and Costly

By: Brielle Scott
However, surging demand could lead to greater investment in the near future.

There's Opportunity at the Office Park

By: Ray Kimsey
COVID-19 could spur greater interest in transforming suburban office parks into mixed-use developments.

CRE Financing Transitions from LIBOR

By: Lisa Pendergast
SOFR, the new U.S. dollar replacement rate, differs in crucial ways from its longstanding forerunner.

A Mass-Timber Building Rises in San Francisco

By: Alice Devine
Engineered wood products provide a strong yet light alternative to concrete and steel.

Parking: The Long-Distance Truck Driver’s Prayer

By: Robert T. Dunphy
Demand for truck parking exceeds supply in many parts of the country.

RELATED RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

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: Lisa DeNight and Elizabeth Berthelette
The NAIOP Research Foundation commissioned this report to examine the trends behind reshoring and nearshoring and to evaluate how related investments in manufacturing are affecting North American markets for industrial real estate and its two largest components: warehousing/logistics space and manufacturing space.

PERSPECTIVES

By: Jennifer LeFurgy, Ph.D.
There are signs of optimism in our industry.
By: Larry Lance
Overnight, the “where” and “how” of work completely changed for many of us.
By: Hannah Buckles
This year's scholarships were awarded to commercial real estate graduate students from backgrounds that have been traditionally underrepresented in the industry.
By: Trey Barrineau
Six members of the inaugural group assume greater responsibilities for shaping the association’s Research Foundation.
By: Ron Derven
The leader of this Boston real estate firm talks about the COVID-19 pandemic and shares other perspectives on the industry.

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

By: Daniel Pessar
Proposed regulations could help developments financially as well as aesthetically.
By: Joe Sirkovich
The Ora mixed-use project features elements that aim to mitigate flooding.
By: Brian Collins
A broader definition of “disability” makes the workplace easier to navigate for all employees.
By: Bart Waldeck
New accounting standard requires many types of leases to be added to corporate balance sheets.
By: Trey Barrineau
An assortment of brief facts and figures about new and noteworthy development projects.
By: Daniel Pessar
Recent clarifications didn’t significantly change the law, but investors should be aware of these modifications.
By: J. Kieran Jennings and Greg Hart
Cash-strapped municipalities may look to extract more revenue from commercial properties.
By: Shawn Moura, Ph.D.
Developers are unlocking the value of old retail centers by adding new uses, from charter schools to distribution centers.
By: Alex Ford
The “Solving the Climate Crisis” report is ambitious, and its impacts could be far-reaching.
By: Todd Stern
Hazelwood Green’s Lytle Street showcases a rare opportunity for developers to use newer technologies that ease traffic and boost walkability.

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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.

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, a report from the NAIOP-Drexel Summer Real Estate Program, and a look at the tenants in an innovative industrial building in Vancouver, Canada.