Scott Baltic

Scott Baltic has been a contributing editor with Commercial Property Executive since 2011 and also wrote for its predecessor, Commercial Property News. He started writing about CRE in 1988 for a group of Chicago-based publications and in 1989 became the editor of Midwest Real Estate News. After moving on from there in 1991, Baltic continued writing occasionally about real estate, for publications like the Chicago Sun-Times, National Real Estate Investor, Urban Land, Shopping Center World and Architect’s Newspaper. He earned a master’s in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and has a bachelor’s from North Park University.

Microsoft Redmond Main Campus

Microsoft Backs Away From 1.1 MSF Seattle-Area Expansion

Putting this project on hold is part of a larger pattern across the tech industry.

Northlake Distribution Center

Lingerfelt, Partners Group Buy $106M Industrial Portfolio

JLL Capital Markets arranged the sale of the 1.2 million-square-foot property collection in metro Richmond, Va.

104th Commerce Park, Phase 1

Trammell Crow, Clarion Finish Phase 1 of Metro Denver Industrial Park

Upon completion, the new development will total 1.2 million square feet.


CBRE Grows Valuation Footprint With SoCal Deal

The firm purchased an IRR affiliate that specializes in right-of-way appraisals.

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iStar, Safehold’s $1.6B Merger Moves Forward

Stockholders of both entities gave the move a thumbs up.

logistics site

GreenPoint Launches $500M Industrial Outdoor Storage Platform

The company has invested in an established IOS operator.

Realty Income to Acquire $1.5B Convenience Store Portfolio

The REIT is buying more than 400 single-tenant assets from EG Group under a sale-leaseback deal.

Optimism Reigns Despite Uncertainty, Seyfarth Survey Finds

Respondents see opportunities in distressed assets.

Propel Park

Industrial Realty Launches 50-Acre Project at NASA Campus

Propel Park will include as much as 1.3 million square feet of manufacturing, distribution and office space.

Ridgeline, USAA Hit Development Milestone on 1.5 MSF California Logistics Campus

The first two buildings are on track for fall occupancy.