About NAIOP Chicago


  • Knowledge

    NAIOP organizes a variety of panels, keynote speakers, and small group discussions on the industry throughout the year, giving members the opportunity to learn from and with our network of experts.

  • Networking

    NAIOP connects you with the principal players in commercial real estate, offering opportunities for growth alongside 600 local professionals and more than 20,000+ members across North America.

  • Advocacy

    NAIOP supports diversity within the industry, providing education and scholarships for aspiring professionals and advocating for legislation that benefits the communities in which we work and live.

A Letter from Our Board President

We would like to welcome you to the Chicago Chapter of NAIOP. Our Board of Directors is looking forward to a strong 2024 for our industry and for NAIOP Chicago. We are committed to fostering opportunities for professional growth by connecting our membership with current industry resources, educational programs, and networking opportunities. We strive to promote our industry within surrounding communities while acting as a collective voice on imperative state and national legislative issues. We also give back and influence young professionals and students through mentorship programs and university scholarship opportunities.

The success of our resources and impact is a direct outcome of the commitment from our members. As we continue to grow and develop on both a national and local level, we encourage you to become an active member of our Chapter.  Please connect with our staff, or any members of the Board, to help better understand the foundation of our organization and membership opportunities available.

Taivo Tammaru
Clarius Partners, LLC
2024 NAIOP Chicago President

Our History

Founded in 1967, NAIOP promotes effective public policy through its grassroots chapter networks to create, protect and enhance property values, and offers education programs, research on trends and innovations, networking opportunities and strong legislative representation.

NAIOP Research Foundation

The NAIOP Research Foundation is one of the industry’s leading think tanks dedicated to conducting research, assessing trends and establishing the economic viability and needs of the built environment.

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