Development of office, warehouse/industrial and retail spaces is a powerful economic engine, building communities, creating jobs and advancing the economy.

In 2017, 534 million square feet of office, warehouse/industrial and retail spaces was built – that’s space for 1.3 million new employees. Development of office, warehouse/industrial and retail spaces creates and supports 3.6 million jobs. The top states for development of office, warehouse/industrial and retail spaces are 1) Texas; 2) California; 3) Pennsylvania; 4) New York; and 5) Florida.



What’s the demand for industrial and office space?
NAIOP’s innovative space demand forecasts explain how CRE space is consumed and projects demand for the future.
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Diversity shapes our industry, businesses and communities.
NAIOP’s valuable diversity resources guide the industry in expanding its viewpoints and engaging new voices.
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Read a trusted source on the latest CRE trends.
Development magazine covers trends, news, outlooks and case studies on CRE’s leading projects.
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What’s the 12-month outlook for CRE?
The NAIOP Sentiment Index captures CRE leaders’ sentiment and predicts general industry conditions over the next year.
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Stay on top of CRE news and views.
Market Share blog offers outlooks on the economy, industry trends, technology and innovation.
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NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP comprises 19,000+ members and provides strong advocacy, education and business opportunities through a powerful North American network.

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