100 Percent: Duke Realty’s Chicago Industrial Portfolio Is Fully Leased

A pair of recent lease deals has brought Duke Realty’s 10.9 million-square-foot Chicago industrial portfolio up to 100 percent occupancy. As reported in REjournals.com, the company’s growth will continue in the area, with a planned expansion that will accommodate a current tenant and add 177,720 square feet to the portfolio. Additionally, Duke Realty does have… Continue Reading

Chicago MOB Takes The Outstanding Building of the Year Award

Duke Realty’s Burr Ridge Medical Center Earned an award for The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) from the Suburban Chicago chapter of Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). Taking the Medical Office Building Category, Burr Ridge Medical Center earned its title by standing up to scrutiny in 11 categories, including energy management, tenant relations,… Continue Reading

Steve Schnur Discusses Duke Realty’s Chicago Industrial Strategy

Five years ago, Duke Realty announced a plan to restructure its portfolio so that a greater percentage of its net operating income would come from bulk industrial and medical office assets, and less from its suburban office properties, particularly those located in the Midwest. Since then, the company has aggressively executed its plan, with a… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Leases 456,719 Square Feet in Two Industrial Properties

(Chicago, Ill. – June 27, 2013) The Chicago office of Duke Realty has signed leases totaling 456,719 square feet in two of its industrial properties along the I-55 corridor. APL Logistics, a third-party logistics services provider, signed a new lease for 126,450 square feet in Crossroads 1, while existing tenant Exel, Inc., a supply chain… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Leases 66% of Newly Acquired 288,000 SF Industrial Building

(Chicago, Ill. – Feb. 4, 2013) 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 today that it has acquired 335 W. Crossroads, a 288,000-square-foot industrial building, and has leased 190,080 square feet in the building to RTC Industries…. Continue Reading

Duke Realty Building 163,214-Square Foot Expansion for Peacock Engineering

(Chicago, Ill. – Nov. 5, 2012) Duke Realty Corporation’s (Duke Realty) Chicago office has announced that it is expanding its industrial building at 1800 Averill Road in Geneva by 163,214 square feet to accommodate the needs of Peacock Engineering Company, LLC, a product packaging company that will continue to lease the existing 243,000-square foot building, as well as the new expansion space.

Chicago Associates Walk the Extra Miles

The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer is a 39-mile weekend walk event that raises money for breast cancer support and research organizations across the country. This year’s Chicago event drew participation from Duke Realty associates Ann Dee, Senior Vice President, Legal (far left) and Susan Bergdoll, Vice President, Leasing (pink hat), along with other members… Continue Reading