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The Commercial Real Estate Development Association

NAIOP Massachusetts is the leading association representing the interests of the commercial real estate industry, and professionals engaged in real estate development, investment and ownership in the Commonwealth. Part of an international organization, the Chapter provides outstanding education and networking opportunities, as well as advances the interests of the industry and advocates for effective public policy.

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Holiday Party & Summer Steps Space Spotlight

Location Change: The first portion of the event will begin at 111 Harbor Way. You're invited to join NAIOP for our annual Holiday Party with a twist! This year will be a three-in-one event, with our Annual Meeting, 400 Summer St. Space Spotlight, and our Holiday Party at Puttshack. It’s a great opportunity to kick off the holiday season by connecting with colleagues and friends across the industry.

November 28 | 4:00 - 7:00 PM | 111 Harbor Way & Puttshack


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SOLD OUT - Meet the Secretary of Housing and Livable Communities - Edward Augustus

This event is currently sold out.

Hear from the Commonwealth’s first Secretary of Housing and Livable Communities, Ed Augustus. It’s an exciting opportunity to hear firsthand from the Secretary about the recently released $4 billion Housing Bond Bill – which represents the largest proposed housing investment in the Commonwealth’s history.

November 30 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Sullivan & Worcester, One PO Square


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Ballot Efforts to Legalize Rent Control Fail to Gather Signatures Needed

By Anastasia Nicolaou | November 13, 2023

Efforts to advance a ballot question seeking to establish a broad spectrum of policies related to the rental housing market, including the legalization of rent control, gathered less than 15% of the required signatures over six weeks of outreach. With the November 22 signature deadline looming, the campaign was unable to gather the remaining 60,000+ signatures required and has suspended operations. This means that the question will not go before voters in 2024.

As NAIOP CEO Tamara Small told The Boston Globe over the weekend, rent control will not address our housing crisis.

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Releases $4 Billion Housing Bond Bill

By Tamara Small | October 20, 2023

Today NAIOP CEO Tamara Small joined business leaders, advocates, legislators, developers, and representatives from the Healey-Driscoll administration in Chelsea for the unveiling of the Administration’s $4 billion housing bond bill, The Affordable Homes Act. The legislation represents the largest proposed investment in housing in the state’s history.

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By Anastasia Nicolaou | September 27, 2023

In direct response to NAIOP’s advocacy and work convening a broad range of business and economic development groups over two legislative sessions, the final bill includes a language tripling the annual cap on the Housing Development Incentive Program from $10 million to $30 million, and a one-time $57 million allocation to clear out the almost-2,000 unit backlog of shovel ready housing projects in Gateway Cities across the Commonwealth. The bill also includes a NAIOP-supported $20 million increase in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, bringing the total annual allocation to $60 million.

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