Industry News

Growth in specialty-grocer sector spurs development, attracts investors

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Mobs of investors are fighting over properties anchored by big supermarket chains such as Harris Teeter, Kroger and Publix, leading those seeking less competition to focus on shopping centers anchored by specialty grocers, such as Earth Fare, Sprouts Farmers Market, The Fresh Market, Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods.  Read More...

Give NAIOP Three: Video News (July 2014)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Published on Jul 24, 2014

Tune in to NAIOP's inaugural episode of "Give NAIOP Three" -- a news update on what's happening in NAIOP and commercial real estate. Spend a few minutes hearing about the newest industry economic impact report, the goals of our strategic plan, and what NAIOP is doing on Capitol Hill.

Presented by Jean Kane, NAIOP 2014 Chairman and CEO, Welsh | Colliers International Minneapolis-St. Paul, and Thomas Bisacquino, NAIOP president and CEO, these innovative video updates will be shared with NAIOP members and chapters throughout the year as a new way to keep our members in-touch with the latest news and information.  Read More...

NAIOP Survey Finds Tax Policies Most Significant to Commercial Real Estate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A recent NAIOP survey of developers, owners, investors and other commercial real estate development professionals, finds that tax policies have the most impact on business industry-wide with respondents overwhelmingly supporting NAIOP’s advocacy efforts in working with Congress to pass legislation that would overall expand access to capital and generate investment. Key findings include: Read More...

New Report Confirms Commercial Real Estate Development Industry Growing at Strongest Pace Since Economic Recovery Began

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The commercial real estate development industry grew at the strongest pace since the economic recovery began in 2011, according to an annual report on the state of the industry released today by the NAIOP Research Foundation. The report, entitled “The Economic Impacts of Commercial Real Estate,” determined that the economic impact realized by the development process rose a significant 24.06 percent over the previous year, the largest gain since the market began to recover in 2011. Direct expenditures for 2013 totaled $124 billion, up from $100 billion the year before, and resulted in the following economic contributions to the U.S. economy:  Read More...

New home sales jump to 6-year high

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

After falling for two straight months, nationwide sales of new homes jumped 18 percent in August to the highest level since May 2008. Read More...

NAIOP Selects 10 Young, Visionary Professionals to Receive 2014 Developing Leaders Award

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has selected 10 young professionals to receive its coveted 2014 Developing Leaders Award. Given to up-and-coming professionals under the age of 35 who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues and show great promise as future industry leaders, the award will be presented at Development ‘14: The Meeting for Commercial Real Estate, October 27-29 in Denver, Colorado. Recipients of NAIOP’s 2014 Developing Leaders Award are: