chi-jim clark (5) Jim Clark, managing principal of Chicago-based EnTrust Realty Advisors LLC.

CHICAGO—The economic recovery has reached a mature stage, and real estate markets across the US once ignored by investors now garner a lot of interest. And experts say this desire to buy in secondary markets, including value-add properties that involve more risk and higher yields, should last a considerable time, along with a generally healthy environment for real estate investment.