Construction Cost Challenges Shift from Materials to Labor

By: Ken Simonson Fall 2023 Issue

A limited supply of experienced workers pushes wages higher.

The Logistics Building of the Future

By: Matt Brady Fall 2023 Issue

A new prototype aims to solve the challenge of putting industrial facilities in dense urban areas where land supplies are constrained.

Business / Trends Articles from Previous Issues

By: Ken Simonson
Summer 2023 Issue

Products such as concrete and flat glass are seeing record-setting price increases.

By: David Welch
Summer 2023 Issue

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

By: Shawn Moura, Ph.D.
Summer 2023 Issue

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

By: Trey Barrineau
Summer 2023 Issue

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

By: Mike Cerbo
Summer 2023 Issue

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

By: Ron Derven
Summer 2023 Issue

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

By: Robbie Tarpley Raffish
Summer 2023 Issue

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.

By: Eric Aderneck
Summer 2023 Issue

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

By: Tom Kucharski and Brandye Merriweather
Spring 2023 Issue

A Rust Belt city rebounds thanks to catalyzing state and federal investments.


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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.