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.

American Campus Communities has kicked off its “Be safe. Be smart. Do Your Part” community disinfection and resident responsibility program. The company has teamed up with RB, the makers of Lysol, to overhaul cleaning protocols and evaluate high-traffic touchpoints in communities. Photo courtesy of American Campus Communities

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