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

Duke Realty Developing Build-to-Suit Corporate Headquarters and Warehouse for Shorr Packaging

(Chicago, Ill. – April 29, 2015) 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 bulk industrial facilities, is developing a 242,372-square-foot, build-to-suit corporate headquarters and warehouse for Shorr Packaging Corp, a distributor of packaging products, equipment and services…. Continue Reading

Duke Realty and Colliers International Announce Fellowes Build-to-Suit Warehouse in Aurora

(Rosemont, Ill. ‒ April 20, 2015) Duke Realty Corporation’s (Duke Realty) Chicago office and Colliers International announce the construction of a new 499,154-square-foot, build-to-suit warehouse for Fellowes Inc. in Butterfield Corporate Park in Aurora, IL. The new facility, which will be leased by Fellowes and serve as its main U.S. distribution center, will be built… Continue Reading

Two Companies Expand by 119,000 SF in Duke Realty Properties in Northlake Submarket

(Chicago, Ill. ‒ April 20, 2015)  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 bulk industrial facilities, announced that HD Supply Solutions and Grand Warehouse & Distribution, two existing tenants, have expanded their leased space in Duke Realty… Continue Reading

Duke Realty’s Susan Bergdoll Talks IWIRE

IWIRE (Industrial Women in Real Estate) is a key part of the industrial real estate landscape for women in Chicago. As a member of IWIRE’s Advisory Council, Duke Realty’s Susan Bergdoll understands firsthand the importance of the group. Its mission—to foster collaboration and education through the development of a network of women in industrial real… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Promotes Steve Schnur to Regional Executive Vice President

(Indianapolis, Ind. – Jan. 12, 2015)  Steven W. Schnur has been promoted to Executive Vice President of the Midwest Region for Duke Realty. In his new position, Schnur will be responsible for the company’s more than 66 million square feet of industrial and office properties in Chicago, Ill.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ind., Minneapolis,… Continue Reading