Our Commitment to Environmentally Friendly Buildings Just Got Stronger

Because we know our developments will impact communities well into the future, we are taking additional steps to ensure they meet the highest standards. Beginning this year, all new Duke Realty industrial projects will be developed to attain LEED® certification. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a registered trademark of… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Supports Red Cross As Disaster Responder Member

Because what we do impacts communities in ways that go beyond the buildings we operate, Duke Realty is committed to corporate responsibility and to giving back. Those efforts have resulted in a partnership with the American Red Cross, and this year that commitment grew. As reported in REIT Magazine, Duke Realty is an American Red… Continue Reading

Duke Realty, Jim Connor Win Inaugural Dividends Through Diversity and Inclusion Awards from Nareit

At the 2019 REITworld Conference in Los Angeles, held November 12-14, Duke Realty was awarded the top prize in Nareit’s first Corporate Award for its Dividends Through Diversity and Inclusion Recognition program. Duke Realty Chairman and CEO Jim Connor was also honored with the Individual Award. Nareit’s Dividends Through Diversity and Inclusion (DDTI) Initiative promotes… Continue Reading

Duke Realty’s Jim Connor Becomes First REIT Leader to Sign CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ Pledge

(Indianapolis – September 23, 2019) Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE), the nation’s largest, domestic-only, pure-play logistics real estate company, announces that James B. Connor has become the first CEO of a REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) to sign the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. To-date, more… Continue Reading

Jim Connor Highlights Duke Realty’s LEED Development, Corporate Responsibility at REITweek

When Duke Realty Chairman and CEO Jim Connor sat down with Matt Bechard at REITweek: 2019 Investor Conference, talk quickly turned to sustainability. Duke Realty, Connor said, is a leader in LEED development with 28 LEED-certified professionals in its construction and development group. “We believe in being a good corporate citizen,” he said, “and that… Continue Reading

Duke Realty’s 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report Details Environmental, Social, and Governance Programs and Progress

Fulfilling our corporate responsibility requires vigilance; that’s why we’ve established a Corporate Responsibility Council to drive, monitor, and assess Duke Realty’s efforts to protect the environment, support our communities, and ensure ethical business practices. Accountability is a large part of the process, so we share the results of our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) activities… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Pledges Support to The Robert A. Reaumond Foundation after Pancreatic Cancer Claims the Lives of Two Industry Colleagues

(Indianapolis, IN – June 11, 2019) When Jay Archer, a Vice President with Duke Realty, and Bob Reaumond, Executive Vice President of CBRE, worked together on a 1.3 million-square-foot, build-to-suit lease in Lebanon Business Park in 2003, little did they know that less than 15 years later they would both lose their lives to pancreatic… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Named American Red Cross Disaster Responder Member

(Indianapolis, IN – June 10, 2019) Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE), the leading domestic-focused industrial property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the country, has been named an American Red Cross Disaster Responder Member as a result of the company and its employees’ generosity. This elite designation is reserved for the largest supporters nationwide of the organization’s… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Offices Earn “Best Places to Work” Recognition

  The true mark of a company’s character isn’t how it talks about values—it’s how it embodies them. At Duke Realty, we are committed to creating an environment that nurtures and rewards employees, promotes respect, and encourages everyone to contribute their talents to our success. That’s why we’re so pleased to announce that our offices… Continue Reading