Expanding Diversity in the Commercial Real Estate Community

Combining its commitment to community development with its long focus on diversity and inclusion, Duke Realty offices across the country have been finding creative and innovative opportunities to introduce minority students and professionals to commercial real estate as a career choice. Through its participation in Project REAP (Real Estate Associate Program), Duke Realty is helping to… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Associates in Atlanta Give a Big Boost with Small Boxes

Associates in Duke Realty’s Atlanta office and several of its vendor and subcontractor partners gathered at a processing center in Suwanee last December to help the Atlanta-area center for Operation Christmas Child. Volunteers packed and processed boxes for the international relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, which sends millions of shoebox-size care packages at Christmas to children… Continue Reading

Wes Hardy Discusses Uptick in Spec Development in Atlanta

Demand for industrial product, Class A especially, is up along the I-85 corridor, according to a November article in Southeast Real Estate Business. The industrial market’s vacancy rate is declining, and e-commerce users are helping to push up year-to-date absorption to more than 10 million square feet. Wes Hardy, Duke Realty’s Vice President of Leasing and Development,… Continue Reading

Wes Hardy Covers Industrial Momentum in Southeast Real Estate Business

In the May 2014 edition of Southeast Real Estate Business, Duke Realty’s Vice President of Leasing and Development Wes Hardy looks into Atlanta’s industrial market, the fifth-largest in the nation and a steadily growing segment. According to Hardy, Atlanta is entering the “next wave of construction” in large part because of speculative development. “Due to its… Continue Reading

Wes Hardy Talks Atlanta Industrial in Southeast Real Estate Business

Atlanta, the nation’s fifth-largest industrial market, will always be an important hub for retailers, third-party logistics firms, and other users, according to Duke Realty Vice President of Leasing and Development Wes Hardy. Writing for Southeast Real Estate Business at REBusinessOnline.com, Hardy runs down what’s happening in the area and where he sees opportunity. “Atlanta is… Continue Reading

Hundreds of Duke Realty Associates Take Part in First Company-wide Day of Service

With 15 office locations and 70% of associates participating, our first Annual Day of Service started a new tradition with great success that we expect to build. Held April 11, 2014, the Annual Day of Service coincided with National Volunteer Week and served various organizations in the communities where we do business, including Global Soap… Continue Reading

April 11, 2014: More than 200 Duke Realty Associates Scheduled to Volunteer at Gleaners; Congressman Carson Will Help Organization Recognize Volunteers

(Indianapolis, Ind. – April 9, 2014) In keeping with the spirit of National Volunteer Week, April 6–12, 2014, more than 200 local associates of Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), will be volunteering at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana on Friday, April 11, 2014. Also that day, during an 11:45 a.m. ceremony, Duke Realty will present… Continue Reading

FedEx Trade Networks Selects Duke Realty to Develop 77,100 SF Distribution Facility

(Atlanta, Ga. – March 19, 2014) Duke Realty Corp. (Duke Realty) has been selected by FedEx Trade Networks to develop a 77,100-square-foot, build-to-suit (BTS) facility at Camp Creek Business Center, a 400-acre, mixed-use business park in East Point, Ga., south of Atlanta. Construction will begin in February, with completion expected in August 2014. The facility… Continue Reading

Dick’s Sporting Goods to Expand by 256,600 SF at Duke Realty’s Camp Creek Business Center

(Atlanta, GA – Mar. 3, 2014) Duke Realty Corp. (Duke Realty) has signed a 256,600-square-foot, build-to-suit (BTS) lease and a 657,200-square-foot lease extension with Dick’s Sporting Goods at Camp Creek Business Center in East Point, Ga. Dick’s Sporting Goods, the largest sporting goods retailer in the United States, currently occupies the entire distribution building at… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Promotes Chris Brown to Regional Senior Vice President

(Atlanta, Ga. and Nashville, Tenn. – Jan. 8, 2014)  J. Christopher Brown has been promoted to Regional Senior Vice President for Duke Realty’s Georgia/Tennessee Region. In his new position, Brown will be responsible for the company’s Nashville, Tenn. operations in addition to Atlanta and Savannah, Ga. Brown will oversee the leasing and management of Duke Realty’s… Continue Reading