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, Scott 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.

University of Maryland Cuts Ribbon on New Hospital

Despite the pandemic, the more than half-a-billion-dollar project came in slightly ahead of schedule.

Dodge Reports Surge in Construction Plans

Planning for commercial construction was the driver that pushed the Dodge Index to a 13-year high.

Boston Properties Adds to Lab Portfolio With $100M Buy

The acquisition builds on the company’s 4.9 million square feet of life science and office space in the Waltham/Lexington region of Massachusetts.

Equinix Expands in Silicon Valley With $142M Data Center Campus

The energy-efficient new facility is part of the campus’ transition to fuel cells as its primary electricity source.

Virginia Flex Portfolio Trades for $61M

Heritage Capital acquired three industrial buildings totaling 525,000 square feet within Crossways Commerce Center in Chesapeake.

Penn Inks Lease at Philadelphia-Area Life Science Hub

The university is taking more than 150,000 square feet in King of Prussia, Pa., for its Gene Therapy Program.

CenterPoint Properties Pays $117M for Bronx Logistics Facility

According to CommercialEdge data, the property last traded for a fraction of the current sale price.

Goodman Group Breaks Ground on 1.5 MSF Logistics Campus

The four-building speculative development will offer freeway access to LAX as well as the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports.

Outlook Brightens for CRE Capital Markets

The post-pandemic world will look different, with surprising trends and unexpected bifurcations.

Bedrock Acquires Detroit Riverfront Portfolio

The cornerstone of the deal is 300 River Place, a nearly century-old building converted to Class A offices in the 1980s.