Welcome to the Raleigh Durham Chapter of NAIOP.
The Raleigh Durham Chapter of NAIOP was chartered in 1980 by a group of local developers. By providing top-notch networking opportunities, educational programs and legislative representation, the Research Triangle Chapter is one of the largest chapters in the nation. The chapter offers a full compliment of services to its membership which include monthly meetings, an award winning marketplace bus tour, an annual golf event, mid-year real estate forecasts, promotion of effective public policy, and educational opportunities.
Local Commercial News
Guitar Hero creator, investor talks to entrepreneurs and gamers
Oct 21, 2016 08:44 PM
The chief operating officer at Harmonix, which created the popular "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band" games, is now a serial angel investor who recently shared his story as well as what he looks for investments during a talk in Phoenix. Michael Dornbrook, a 1972 Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate, spent time this week at the Arizona chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum talking with Ben Reichert, founder of Game CoLab and a professor at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe. While…
Classic Durham building near Trinity Park is getting a makeover
Oct 21, 2016 07:09 PM
A group of Durham friends and investors have bought the classic four-story, 1930s-era Erwin Apartments building at the corner of Buchanan Boulevard and Trinity Avenue in Durham with big plans for a full-scale remodel of the building into high-class condominiums. John Warasila, the Durham architect and investor who’s been behind the revitalization and redevelopment of more than a half-dozen historic buildings and residences in downtown Durham over the past decade, says they’ve already raised…
National Commercial News
Communities Begin to Wake to Seniors Housing Needs
Mar 18, 2013 05:07 PM
Seniors housing demographic norms are shifting, as people live longer, work longer and decide more often that staying in the community, near current family and friends, is preferable to moving, pushing many states to realize they will also have to plan for the coming wave of baby boomers’ living needs.
Lack of Seniors Development Due to Caution, Not Tight Capital Markets
Mar 18, 2013 04:42 PM
The lack of bank support for seniors development may be a myth, experts say, as established firms are more likely just building carefully.