head shot of Michael Pelt

CEO on Leadership: Michael Pelt, President and COO, MDH Partners 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development Winter 2013

Michael Pelt is president and chief operating officer of MDH Partners in Atlanta. He oversees the company’s day-to-day operations, including compliance with joint ventures, lender requirements and property management.

Carl Panattoni and Adon Panattoni sitting at a table

Hard-Won Lessons from Developer Carl Panattoni 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development Winter 2013

Panattoni Development Company has developed more than 175 million square feet of industrial, office and retail space. In the years leading up to the Great Recession, it had about 20 million square feet of space under construction each year. The recession took the Newport Beach-based company and Carl Panattoni, its founder and chairman, right to the brink, but both have bounced back.

group photo of the Developing Leader award winners

NAIOP 2013 Developing Leader Awards Showcasing Young Talent 

By: Jill Talley, communications senior manager, NAIOP Winter 2013

NAIOP honored the following rising stars within the commercial real estate industry with its coveted 2013 Developing Leaders Award at Development ‘13: The Annual Meeting for Commercial Real Estate. The annual award — now in its eighth year — honors Developing Leaders for their extraordinary talent and contributions to the industry.

Gene Reilly

NAIOP Chairman Gene Reilly Reflects on 2013 

By: Gene Reilly, CEO of the Americas, Prologis Winter 2013

As his time as chairman comes to a close, Gene Reilly has been reflecting on the year and the NAIOP members whom he has been privileged to meet as he traveled to NAIOP events and chapters across North America.

group presentation

Research Directors Discuss New Challenges 

By: Julie D. Stern, managing editor, Development magazine Winter 2013

National research directors from major commercial real estate brokerage and data provider firms gathered for their annual meeting at NAIOP headquarters this fall to share their views about what the future holds for commercial real estate.

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Sound Bites from NAIOP’s Development ‘13: The Annual Meeting for Commercial Real Estate in San Diego 

By: various Winter 2013

Some highlights from NAIOP's Development ‘13: The Annual Meeting for Commercial Real Estate in San Diego, Calif.