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

Industrial REITs Plot Their Moves

The industrial real estate market has the wind at its back due to improving economic conditions and pent-up demand. Several key indicators are trending in the right direction. As demand drivers return, industrial REITs’ overall performance is expected to improve in 2012, marking a stark contrast from 2011. Many industrial REITs are newly recapitalized, after… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Completes Navistar Redevelopment Project

Duke Realty Corporation’s (Duke Realty) Chicago office announces that it has completed Navistar Inc.’s new corporate headquarters campus in Lisle, Ill., a project which involved the rehabilitation of 1.2 million square feet of space in interconnected buildings, new construction totaling 27,000 square feet, and overall improvements to the 87-acre site.

Duke Realty Expands Chicago Industrial Portfolio with Acquisition of 827,268-Square Foot Building

Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty) added to its Chicago and nationwide industrial portfolio with the acquisition of an 827,258-square foot industrial building in Naperville that is completely occupied by Crate and Barrel, one of the largest retail home furnishing companies in the United States, under a long-term lease.