Duke Realty’s Ryan O’Leary Talks E-Commerce, Industrial with REBusinessOnline

Duke Realty Regional Senior Vice President Ryan O’Leary offered insights into the growing e-commerce impact in a recent feature for REBusinessOnline. The article explored the continuing evolution of the Midwest industrial market in reaction to e-commerce growth, as well as the increasing demand for industrial parks near densely populated areas. O’Leary’s region includes the Chicago, Minneapolis,… Continue Reading

DREAM Scholarship Promotes Diversity in Real Estate

Duke Realty is the sponsor of a new scholarship program, offered through Roosevelt University in Chicago, that aims to prepare women and minority students for success in the real estate industry. Jim Connor, President and CEO of Duke Realty and an advisory board member of Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate, advocated for this innovative program. “We… Continue Reading

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