The 2023 Maryland General Assembly Session is in the books. The NAIOP State Legislative Committee, under the leadership of Tom Pilon of St. John Properties, continued to serve as the leading advocate for commercial real estate in Annapolis.  During the 90-day session, the NAIOP Legislative Committee:

  1. Reviewed more than 2,200 bills for their impact on commercial real estate.
  2. Actively engaged 92 bills spread across five issue areas – building codes, environment, land use, asset management and taxes.
  3. Took a leading role in the defeat or amendment of industry-critical legislation related to forest conservation, stormwater permits, electric vehicle infrastructure, real estate tax rates and commercial lease provisions.

Click the image below to view a dashboard that provides an at-a-glance summary of NAIOP’s 2023 session work.

Over the next several weeks, NAIOP members will receive issue area summaries of important legislative outcomes from the 2023 session. To review the NAIOP Legislative Committee’s spreadsheet of bill positions and short summaries sorted by issue area, please click here.

NAIOP’s legislative advocacy is not funded by regular membership dues, it is made possible through the financial support of Penny Per Square Foot contributors and the expertise and engagement of NAIOP Legislative Committee members. For information on how you can play your part, please contact Tom Ballentine, NAIOP-MD Vice President for Policy and Government Relations at