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September 14, 2017

Urban Pioneers: Developers Brave Unknowns In Search Of Infill Opportunity (Bisnow)

When Courtland Development CEO Jon Napper found an opportunity in the Dallas neighborhood of Deep Ellum to convert a brick-and-timber warehouse into a loft-style office, he had no idea what was beneath the foundation. Located in what was an industrial area in the 1930s, the property’s parking lot was the site of an old icehouse and an environmental disaster, Napper said.

September 13, 2017

Labor, Debt and Residential Trends Among the Generations (

Millennials, Gen-Xers and baby boomers have distinct demographic profiles and approach jobs, debt and their living situations differently, Pew Research Center senior researcher Richard Fry, Ph.D., tells Fry will be presenting the session “Piecing Together the Population Puzzle” during NAIOP’s CRE.Converge conference in Chicago Oct. 10-12. The session will dive into the patterns and predilections of demographics, related economics and what it all means for CRE. We spoke with Fry about how millennials’ characteristics have changed over time, how debt influences their living-situation decisions and how Gen-Xers, millennials and baby boomers differ in their economic perspectives.

September 07, 2017

Apply for the NAIOP National Forums

The fall 2017 application period for the NAIOP National Forums is now open, closing September 12, 2017. Apply now to be a part of this exclusive program.

September 06, 2017

Deals, Connections and Trends at CRE.Converge 2017 (

The latest news and trends in CRE from all sectors of the industry will be at the forefront for attendees of NAIOP’s CRE.Converge 2017 conference in Chicago October 10-12, which also celebrates the association’s 50th anniversary, NAIOP’s 2017 chairman Jonathan Tratt tells We sat down with Tratt, a 30-year veteran of the CRE industry and a NAIOP member since 2001, who is also principal of Tratt Properties LLC in Phoenix, to discuss what’s new and exciting at this year’s fall conference and the value of NAIOP membership.

September 05, 2017

Sustainability In CRE Is Not Just About Responsibility: For Prologis and Kilroy Realty, It’s An Economic Opportunity (Bisnow)

When President Donald Trump backed out of the Paris Climate Accord this June, he said it was a bad deal for Americans. While it is still too early to tell whether the government’s departure from the agreement will benefit the U.S. as he claims, the government’s wavering on issues of sustainability has not stopped commercial real estate leaders from forging ahead with their own initiatives.

August 31, 2017

Demand for Industrial Space Will Remain Robust

After a slow start in the first quarter of 2017, the U.S. economy appears to be back in expansion mode with GDP growing at an annualized rate of 2.6 percent in the second quarter, according to the NAIOP Industrial Space Demand Forecast Q3 2017.

August 24, 2017

NAIOP Selects Seven Exemplary Young Professionals to Receive 2017 Developing Leaders Award

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has selected seven young professionals to receive its prestigious 2017 Developing Leaders Award. The annual award honors up-and-coming professionals under the age of 35 for their exceptional professional accomplishments, strong leadership and community involvement. The award will be presented at NAIOP’s CRE.Converge 2017, October 10-12, in Chicago.

July 31, 2017

Congress, Make Tax Reform Take the Long View

Restructuring the nation’s tax code should be geared toward delivering long-term economic growth, rather than as an attempt to answer short-term federal budget revenue needs, says NAIOP President and CEO Thomas Bisacquino in an opinion editorial for The Hill.

July 25, 2017

Radical Change: Scientific and Technological Drivers Reshaping the Universe, with Dr. Michio Kaku

Dr. Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist, futurist, and popularizer of science, will keynote CRE.Converge '17, October 10-12, in Chicago.

June 27, 2017

Trammell Crow Company Wins NAIOP 2017 Developer of the Year

NAIOP has selected Trammell Crow Company as the 2017 Developer of the Year – the association’s highest honor.

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