Duke Realty Promotes Ryan O’Leary and Susan Bergdoll

(Chicago, Ill. – July 11, 2016) Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of bulk industrial facilities, announces the promotions of two associates based in its Chicago office. Ryan O’Leary ‒ Regional Senior Vice President, Chicago, St. Louis and Minneapolis-St. Paul Ryan… Continue Reading

Casey Baird Joins Duke Realty as Leasing Representative in Chicago

(Chicago, Ill. ‒ Apr. 26, 2016) The Chicago office of Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of quality industrial facilities, has hired Casey Baird as Leasing Representative. In her position, Casey will be responsible for helping keep Duke Realty’s 12.6 million-square-foot… Continue Reading

Community Service Culture at Duke Realty Drives Record 2015 Effort

In becoming one of the nation’s top companies for commercial real estate, Duke Realty has benefited from the support of many good people—from the associates who make up the Duke Realty team to our customers and the many communities we serve. Since we’re fortunate to work every day with people of such exceptional caliber, it… Continue Reading

Hub One Logistics Renews 460,800 SF Lease in Duke Realty’s Crossroads 2

(Chicago, Ill. ‒ Feb. 1, 2016) The Chicago office of Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) that specializes in the ownership, management and development of quality industrial facilities, announces that long-term tenant Hub One Logistics, Ltd. has renewed its lease for 460,800 square feet in Crossroads 2. The… Continue Reading

A First-Rate Facility for Weber-Stephen

More than 3 million grills and accessories are distributed to 70 countries from Weber-Stephen’s Chicago-area operation, and after moving into a new facility, the company is all set to increase those figures. “Weber is a very fast-growing company, and one of the major things that they were considering when they were looking at land sites was… Continue Reading

GELS Logistics Leases 154,275 SF in Carol Stream III

(Chicago, Ill. ‒ Sept. 10, 2015) The Chicago office of Duke Realty, a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of bulk industrial facilities, has signed a new lease with GELS Logistics in Carol Stream III, its 304,624-square-foot bulk warehouse located at 370 Kimberly Drive in Carol Stream,… Continue Reading

Ryan O’Leary Writes for REJournals on Choosing a Developer

Ryan O’Leary, Senior Vice President of Chicago Operations, penned an article last month for REJournals. It outlined the qualities to look for in a potential developer and explained how working with a commercial real estate broker can be an indispensable guide through the process. Before developers even get involved, O’Leary explains, a broker uses “in-depth… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Breaks Ground on Shorr Packaging’s New Corporate Headquarters and Warehouse

(Chicago, Ill. – June 26, 2015)  Construction began today on Shorr Packaging Corp.’s new corporate headquarters and warehouse, a 242,732-square-foot, build-to-suit industrial facility being built by Duke Realty. Shorr Packaging, a distributor of packaging products, equipment and services, will consolidate operations from three different buildings into their new facility in Duke Realty’s Butterfield Corporate Park,… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Signs 500,000 SF of New Leases in the I-55 Submarket

(Chicago, Ill. ‒ June 2, 2015) The Chicago office of Duke Realty, a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of bulk industrial facilities, has signed leases totaling 496,183 square feet in three of its buildings along the I-55 corridor southwest of Chicago. The transactions include an expansion… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Associates Make Their 2015 Annual Day of Service a Rousing Success

A 2,839-hour day sounds long and tiring. But if you’re Duke Realty and you’ve got several hundred of your associates helping out, it’s entirely the opposite. That was the story on Friday, April 17, when Duke Realty associates all over the nation volunteered at 21 local organizations for Duke Realty’s second annual Day of Service…. Continue Reading