Welcome to the Research Triangle Chapter of NAIOP.
The Research Triangle 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
Duke Energy deal bans additional NC rate hikes for two years
Jun 18, 2013 01:49 AM
Duke Energy Carolinas has agreed to seek no additional rate increases until 2015 under a compromise 5.1% N.C. rate hike worked out with the state’s customer advocate. The settlement, which must be approved by the N.C. Utilities Commission, would increase residential customer rates 6%, when the rate is fully phased in. That would mean a typical customer’s average monthly bill would go up about $6 to about something close to $109, but the company has not provided firm figures as yet. Commercial…
One way to bring health care costs down - transparency
Jun 17, 2013 09:27 PM
Health care policy experts agree that the model by which Americans purchase health care is one of the leading contributors to escalating costs. No one would buy groceries without knowing the price up front, yet that is exactly how many people buy health care. This is partly due to the third-party payor system in which the consumer of health care — the patient — is so far removed from the financial interaction. The patient pays monthly premiums, often without even thinking about the transaction…
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.