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Where Commercial Real Estate Professionals Come Together
to Build Our Industry, Our Profession, Our Future

Chicago Chapter

The Chicago Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has over 400 members who are the voice of commercial real estate in the Chicago area. Our members represent the top real estate firms in Chicago who are on the cutting-edge of today’s emerging development opportunities.

NAIOP is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP’s powerful membership has enabled the industry to become one of America’s leading economic engines. NAIOP advances responsible, sustainable development that creates jobs and benefits the communities in which our members work and live.  Learn more

Upcoming Events

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27th Annual Awards for Excellence

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Join us at Navy Pier this year in the Grand Ballroom and Lakeview Terrace at 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  Cocktails begin at 5:30 pm and the Awards Program with LIVE…

2015 Real Estate Forecast

Thursday, January 15, 2015

NAIOP Chicago's popular Real Estate Forecast with Dr. Mark Eppli, Marquette University. SAVE THE DATE ... BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND 2015 Real Estate Forecast Thursday, January 15, 2015 Guest Speaker: Mark J. Eppli, Interim…

Message from the President

Welcome to NAIOP Chicago, the premier organization for commercial real estate professionals in metropolitan Chicago. It is my honor and privilege to serve as the President of NAIOP Chicago for 2014.  Read more

Outstanding Developing Leader

Learn about young professionals leading the industry and the NAIOP Chicago Chapter.

Katie (Janik) Kazas, Senior Vice President – Capital Markets, CA Ventures, is a NAIOP Chicago Developing Leader member. Read more about Katie

Chicago Chapter Updates

  • Commercial Real Estate's Economic Contributions to the Economy

    Commercial real estate is on the rise. Development and construction of new commercial real estate — office, industrial and retail…