NETWORKING | INFLUENCE | COMMUNITY | EDUCATION
Commercial real estate is a non-stop, exhilarating, evolving, dynamic industry — miss a beat and you’re left in the construction dust.
In Puget Sound’s changing market, it’s more important than ever to foster your networking circles, educate yourself on the latest industry trends and know you can rely on a steadfast association that’s working attentively for you.
Why join NAIOP Washington State?
NAIOP Washington State is a leader among chapters nationally, winning Chapter of the Year for 2017. In recognizing the chapter's leadership, NAIOP President and CEO Thomas J. Bisacquino said:
NAIOP Washington State had an exceptional year in 2016. Their commitment toward emphasizing what NAIOP membership can do for an individual’s business and career is invaluable. Combining this membership strategy with outstanding communication approaches and leading education programs, the chapter engaged its members in new and powerful ways. Legislatively, NAIOP Washington State and its PAC are powerful, advancing initiatives that helped promote affordable housing and transit, while avoiding excessive taxes to the businesses that support the economy. We are honored to recognize the chapter for their commitment and enthusiasm to their members, the greater Seattle region, and the entire NAIOP organization.
NAIOP Washington State is one of the fastest-growing chapters in the nation at more than 850 members strong. Our vision is straightforward — advancing responsible commercial real estate development, ownership and investment — and our approach is anything but ordinary.
Our diverse network includes developers, contractors, architects, engineers, designers, brokers and property managers, and is a Who’s Who of the Puget Sound commercial real estate community. We added more than 140 new members in 2016—a greater than 30% increase over the prior year.
NAIOP delivers up-to-the-minute information and educational programs that benefit your career and your firm. We give our industry a voice, channeling a diverse membership into a powerful coalition that impacts legislation, strengthens communities and advocates for responsible development. We fight tirelessly for policies that increase predictability for the industry, saving developers and owners time and money. For example, NAIOP Washington and its PAC spent more than $175,000 on legislative and PAC expenditures in 2016.
Member Benefits include:
Whether you're just entering the industry as a Developing Leader, switching industries or ready to take your career to the next level, NAIOP can help you succeed. NAIOP Washington State is your most valuable business investment today to ensure responsible and balanced development practices in the Puget Sound.
To learn more about membership, New Member Meet-Ups, and NAIOP’s robust agenda, contact Brooke Griffith, firstname.lastname@example.org.