Strengthening the industry through advocacy.
NAIOP represents the interests of the commercial real estate industry at the federal, state, and local levels. Through regulatory, legislative, and judicial advocacy, NAIOP works to advance economic development, strengthen communities, and ensure that issues facing the industry are understood by leading policymakers.
See NAIOP in action. Review the 2021 Government Affairs Accomplishments.
Interested in shaping NAIOP’s advocacy work? NAIOP members are encouraged to join the Government Affairs Committee. For more information, contact Anastasia Nicolaou, NAIOP’s VP of Policy & Public Affairs.
COVID-19 Update: Governor Baker Announces New Restrictions Designed to Curb the Spike of COVID-19: Business Capacity, Gathering Limits, and Hospital Requirements Updated
Today, Governor Baker announced new statewide restrictions designed to curb the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts. These restrictions will go into effect starting Saturday, December 26 and be in place for at least 2 weeks. It is the goal of the Baker-Polito Administration to keep these measures temporary, but extensions may be required based on public health data.
Boston will become the first major city in the country to incorporate Obama-era, federal anti-discrimination rules into the process of reviewing major new apartment and condo projects. This article was originally published in ENR New England on December 21, 2020.
NAIOP CEO Tamara Small reflects on what 2020 brought to CRE in Massachusetts. This op-ed was originally published in Banker & Tradesman on December 20, 2020.
Leading Massachusetts Business and Environmental Groups Join Together to Re-affirm Support for TCI, Applaud Governor Baker’s Leadership
On December 21, 2020, NAIOP Massachusetts, The Commercial Real Estate Development Association, joined several business groups and environmental groups to re-affirm their support of the Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) and applaud the Baker-Polito Administration’s leadership in developing the landmark regional project. The following is the accompanying joint press release.
COVID-19 Update: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Announces a City-Wide Rollback to Modified Phase II, Greater Boston Communities Expected to Follow Suit
Today, Mayor Marty Walsh announced that the City of Boston will rollback to a modified Phase II based on the most recent public health metrics for a minimum of 3 weeks.
COVID-19 Update: Governor Announces Statewide Rollback to Step III, Phase 1 Reopening; Workplace, Office, Retail and Restaurant Guidance Revised; DPH Releases Updated Return to Work Guidance
The Baker-Polito Administration announced several actions yesterday and today in an effort to contain the recent COVID-19 case rise in the Commonwealth.
Tad Heuer of Foley Hoag LLP, Amanda Strong of MIT Management Company and Taidgh McClory of T.H. McClory LLC to be Honored at Annual Meeting
On November 2, NAIOP joined leading business groups and chambers of commerce in presenting a framework to legislative leaders on how to approach the state’s fiscal challenges in order to position the state for long-term growth. The following is accompanying media coverage published on November 5, 2020.
On November 2, in light of the recent rise in infection rates of COVID-19 throughout the Commonwealth, Governor Baker announced several new restrictions and targeted interventions meant to #StopTheSpread.
COVID-19 Update: Municipalities Receive New Guidance for Project Review; Governor Baker Files Revised Budget Proposal; Eviction Moratorium Ending Oct. 17; Mayor Announces Housing Stability Pledge for Landlords
The week of October 12 saw several actions taken regarding the state’s COVID-19 response.