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
Reynolds American reaches $49B deal with BAT
Jan 17, 2017 01:08 PM
Winston-Salem-based Reynolds American Inc. has reached a deal with British American Tobacco to be acquired for $49 billion. In November, Reynolds (NYSE: RAI) rejected a $47 billion offer from BAT, which already owns a 42 percent interest in the company. The acquisition will allow BAT to overtake Philip Morris International as the largest publicly traded tobacco firm. The combined company's U.S. operations will continue in place, according to a release, but there could still be some consolidation.
Cary firm to move HQ to Tampa, create 150 jobs
Jan 17, 2017 12:53 PM
A Cary professional services firm is relocating its headquarters to Tampa, Florida – a $2 million move that the company said will create 150 jobs. BlueLine Associates, which already has an office in Tampa, disclosed the move Friday via an announcement from the state of Florida. The new jobs will have an average annual salary of just under $72,000. Florida Gov. Rick Scott lauded the news Friday in a statement. "We were competing with North Carolina and Louisiana, but ultimately BlueLine Associates…
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.