The NAIOP Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Sentiment Index which predicts general conditions in the commercial real estate industry over the next 12 months, ticked slightly upwards in September, compared to six months earlier. A majority of respondents plan to hire employees, even though the cost of materials and labor related to construction continue to be causes of concern.

Is your 2020 salary and bonus package competitive? Find out with the 2019 NAIOP/CEL Commercial Real Estate Compensation and Benefits Report.

While the commercial real estate industry has historically lacked diversity, the industry has become more aware of the need – and the value – of recruiting and engaging a more diverse workforce. The closing general session at NAIOP’s CRE.Converge next week in Los Angeles will address how building a more diverse and inclusive workplace is both necessary and a competitive advantage.

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