On this week’s episode of The CRE News Hour, the latest news and headlines from the commercial real estate markets, and feature stories including:
- A conversation with Lauro Ferroni, JLL’s director of Investor research, about investor sentiment for the second half of 2019.
- The largest commercial office building in Chicago in 30 years, 110 North Wacker Drive, is being built on the Chicago River. We’ll speak with executives from Howard Hughes Corporation and its partner Riverside Investment and Development , and Perkins Coie, the big global law firm that just committed to 100 thousand square feet of space in the property.
- Ron Beit, CEO of RBH Group, is taking his Teacher’s Village concept for affordable workplace housing for teachers and public workers from success in Newark, NJ, to a new opportunity zone fund and locations around the country.
Steve Lubetkin is the news director for StateBroadcastNews.com. Steve’s journalism background includes print and broadcast reporting for NJ news organizations.
In May 2019, he began anchoring and reporting for the new weekly podcast, “The CRE News Hour,” a news and features program focusing on the commercial real estate industry.
From 2014 to 2019 he was New Jersey and Philadelphia editor for GlobeSt.com and filled in covering Chicago/Midwest and Atlanta.
He has won numerous awards for his audio and video news reporting from the Garden State Journalists Association, and he has also been recognized for video by the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He has produced audio podcasts on CRE topics for the NAR Commercial Division and the CCIM Institute.
Steve has also served (from August 2017 to March 2018) as national broadcast news correspondent for CEOReport.com, a news website focused on practical advice for senior executives in small- and medium-sized companies.
Steve also reports on-camera and covers conferences for NJSpotlight.com, a public policy news coverage website focused on New Jersey government and industry; and for clients of StateBroadcastNews.com, a division of The Lubetkin Media Companies LLC.
In March 2021, he was elected to the board of directors of the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Steve has been the computer columnist for the Jewish Community Voice of Southern New Jersey, since 1996.
You can email Steve at email@example.com.