Developers must find new ways to configure workspace amid challenging times for the sector.

Summer 2023 Issue

Words from the Past Provide Guidance for Today

By: Trey Barrineau

A “lessons learned” document from 1989 can help real estate professionals navigate the current downturn.

‘It’s an Amazing Gift’

By: Robbie Tarpley Raffish

An up-close-and-personal look at the NAIOP-Drexel Summer Real Estate Program, which inspires students of color to build careers in commercial real estate.

Evolution – from Simple to Complex

By: Eric Aderneck

Profiling the tenants in an innovative industrial building in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Must-Read Articles

What’s the Future of Cities in the Aftermath of COVID-19?

By: Trey Barrineau
Urbanist Richard Florida sees downtowns evolving from destinations for work into “better neighborhoods.”

Costs Cool Down, but Not for All Construction Items

By: Ken Simonson
Products such as concrete and flat glass are seeing record-setting price increases.

Seven Questions for an Architecture Firm’s Construction Administrator

By: Penny Mashtare
Facility managers and owners need to ensure that they’re working with a strong liaison on a project.

Developing Data Centers: Overcoming Current Challenges

By: Keith Simpson
The massive power demands of these facilities drives site selection.

How Municipalities Can Attract Private-Sector Investment

By: Gary Kerr
The Commercial Triangle district in Everett, Massachusetts, provides a case study in putting a strategic vision into action.

CEO on Leadership: Camille Renshaw

By: Ron Derven
The co-founder of B+E, a net lease real estate brokerage firm credited with brokering the largest commercial real estate transaction by a digital platform, Cabela’s $324 million sale-leaseback deal in 2019, talks about the challenges of growing a tech-driven brokerage business.

An Innovative Office Has Entered the Game

By: Tim Baker
The new Electronic Arts workspace in Orlando is designed with employee engagement and creativity in mind.

What’s the Right Property Tax Valuation Approach for Industrial Real Estate?

By: Cynthia Fraser and Lisa Laubacher
The wrong method could leave owners with bigger bills than they should have.


By: Jennifer LeFurgy, Ph.D.

“Stay alive until 2025” is becoming a familiar refrain as interest rates climb and credit markets tighten.

By: Kim Snyder

Key takeaways and quotes from I.CON West.

Eight up-and-coming CRE professionals join the program that began in 2017.

By: Trey Barrineau

Local leadership made an impact on people, communities and the industry.


By: Trey Rudolph and Jason Kocmar

In downtown Nashville, the revitalization of the Fifth Third Center Plaza activates a large public space.

By: Mike Cerbo

Rolling request-for-offers model aims for flexibility as the facility grows.

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

By: David Welch

Developers need to think strategically to support sustainable, healthy work environments.

By: Robert Ferrin

Creative solutions and community engagement are crucial when dealing with changes to parking policies.

By: Shawn Moura, Ph.D.

Each CRE property type experienced growing construction activity, led by manufacturing.

By: Eric Schmutz

Commercial real estate could face major repercussions from political battles over spending and debt.


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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, an on-the-ground report from the 2022 NAIOP-Drexel Summer Real Estate Program for rising high school juniors and seniors of color, and a look at the tenants in an innovative industrial building in Vancouver, Canada.

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.