Who We Are

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for office, mixed-use, industrial and retail developers, owners and related commercial real estate professionals. NAIOP provides unparalleled industry networking, leading educational programs, industry trends and innovations research and strong legislative representation.  NAIOP actively advocates for the commercial real estate industry and responsible, sustainable development that creates jobs and benefits the communities in which our members work and live. Over 20,000 NAIOP members are engaged as principals in all segments of the commercial real estate industry.  Our network of over 50 strong and growing Chapters connects our members throughout North America.

NAIOP DC | MD is the leading organization for those involved in all areas of commercial real estate in Washington, DC, Montgomery, Prince George's and Frederick Counties in Maryland.  Founded in 1990 NAIOP DC | MD's rapidly growing membership represents the region's leading firms involved in all aspects of the commercial real estate industry.  Our Chapter offers exceptional educational programming, networking opportunities and legislative insight and advocacy. 

NAIOP DC | MD offers significant benefits to our members:

  • Networking opportunities with some of the most prominent real estate professionals in the Washington, DC metro area
  • Monthly educational programs and interactive events drawing hundreds of attendees
  • Active committee structure offering extensive volunteer options
  • Strong legislative representation that advocates for and protects industry interests
  • A Sustainable Development Committee, SDC, to communicate the business case for sustainability and impact industry and local government green initiatives
  • Real Estate Emerging Leaders, REEL.  One of NAIOP's most active and dynamic organizations for NAIOP members age 35 and under
  • A comprehensive mentoring program pairing REEL members with industry leaders
  • The Capital Challenge case competition program featuring teams from five area Universities
  • Special Events throughout the District, Montgomery, Prince George's and Frederick Counties
  • Member-Guest golf outing
  • Annual Awards of Excellence Gala honoring outstanding projects, firms and members in the region
  • Community outreach and charitable giving activities

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