NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association) is the nation’s leading trade association for developers, owners, investors and asset managers in industrial, office and mixed-use commercial real estate. NAIOP provides unparalleled industry networking and education, and advocates for effective legislation on behalf of our members. NAIOP advances responsible, sustainable development that creates jobs and benefits the communities in which our members work and live.
Founded in 1967, NAIOP comprises 15,000 members in 56 North American chapters. It provides networking opportunities, educational programs, research on trends and innovations and strong legislative representation. For more information, visit www.naiop.org. NAIOP offers 56 strong chapter networks! Along with connections with members from across North America, NAIOP members also belong to one of NAIOP’s superior local chapters, allowing easy access to market education, as well as additional personalized networking opportunities and legislative efforts.
Nearly forty years ago, key players in commercial real estate joined together to form NAIOP. Their goal was to better enable their colleagues to:
- Develop new business opportunities
- Engage in educational programs with cutting-edge insight
- Pursue new avenues for professional development
- Advance the business environment for commercial real estate in the political arena
Over the years, NAIOP has evolved into one of North America’s largest, most prestigious and most valuable commercial real estate organizations. NAIOP’s sister organization, the NAIOP Research Foundation, is one of the industry’s leading think tanks dedicated to conducting research assessing the trends, economic viability and needs of the built environment.