Jeffrey Steele

A Chicago-based freelance writer since 1989, Jefftrey Steele has written on real estate for more than three decades. His real estate writing has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Barron's, Modern Luxury, HouseLogic, and many other publications. He has written for Multi-Housing News since 2009.

Building 3 of the planned 10-building logistics park, The Logistics Campus, Glenview, Ill.

Are Suburban Office-to-Industrial Conversions Feasible?

Proximity to consumers—the main reason these projects make sense—can also make them less popular with local residents.

James Cook, Director of U.S. Retail Research, JLL

Discount Grocers Stocking CRE Opportunity

Shoppers across all incomes now favor these stores, boosting demand for small-format, short-term leases.

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Where the Smart Money Is Investing in CRE

Should investors stay on the sidelines?

The Big City Rebound and Its CRE Implications

With key demographic trends reversing, are gateways getting a second wind?

The Offices at Southstone Yards

Behind the Rise of Mass Timber Towers

With a flurry of high-profile projects, this building material is gaining traction.

Top 10 Commercial Real Estate Trends for 2023

Industry experts offer a peek at the year ahead. Few are expecting business as usual.

Foreign CRE Investors Weigh Opposing Forces

While the strong dollar makes acquisitions costlier, the U.S. offers a safe haven from geopolitical upheaval.

How Rising Interest Rates Impact CMBS

Despite pressure on volume, CMBS remains an excellent alternative for long-term, fixed-rate debt.

Why These CRE Sectors Provide Safer Harbors

In the event of a downturn, these asset categories are likely to provide a leg up.

Fostering Inclusivity With AEW’s Lily Kao: Q&A

The managing director continues firm’s tradition of encouraging diversity of thought.