Knowledge – Networking – Advocacy. NAIOP’s successes are powerful

NAIOP Chicago is a chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, the nation’s leading trade association for developers, owners, investors, asset managers and other professionals in industrial, office and mixed-use commercial real estate.

Our members promote responsible, sustainable development that creates jobs and benefits the communities in which our members work and live. NAIOP supports diversity within the industry, provides education and advocates for legislation that benefits the communities in which we work and live.

Founded in 1967, NAIOP National has 18,000+ members across North America. Our members are the principal players who shape the industry. NAIOP promotes effective public policy through its grassroots chapter network to create, protect and enhance property values. It offers education programs, research on trends and innovations, networking opportunities and strong legislative representation.


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.

NAIOP membership gives you access to the principals and key decision makers in the real estate industry.

— Howard Wiese, Vice President Investments, Marcus & Millichap