Logistics and eCommerce expert, Duke’s Steve Schnur Shares Insights with Modern Materials Handling

While many industries have faced substantial challenges due to the pandemic, large growth in e-commerce has created new demand for warehouse real estate nationwide. As a result, developers continue to take on new construction projects to meet this demand as competition grows for existing available space. Recently, Steve Schnur, COO of Duke Realty, spoke with… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Rooftops to Provide Community Solar Power in New Jersey

The roofs of four of our industrial buildings in New Jersey will soon host large solar arrays as part of a pilot project from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU). The 11-megawatt project—covering one million square feet of rooftop—is part of Duke Realty’s commitment to sustainable development in the communities we serve. The… Continue Reading

2019 Accomplishments Earn Jim Connor Honorable Mention from Commercial Property Executive

A peer recognition honor determined by a group of 100 industry leaders, the CPE Executive of the Year Awards have been announced by Commercial Property Executive magazine, and Duke Realty CEO Jim Connor has been named to the list. Introduced in 1996 to highlight achievements in commercial real estate, the awards recognize leaders in traditional… 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

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 General Counsel Ann Colussi Dee Reflects on Her Career with IBJ

When Ann Colussi Dee first joined the Duke Realty legal team in 1996, the industry and especially Duke Realty’s portfolio were changing fast. Now general counsel, Dee spoke with Mickey Shuey of Indianapolis Business Journal about her current role and the path she and Duke Realty have taken. The interview is part of IBJ’s 2019… Continue Reading

Duke Realty CEO Jim Connor Talks Tier 1 Market Strategy, Company Culture at REITworld 2018

At REITworld 2018, Duke Realty Chairman and CEO Jim Connor sat down with Sarah Borchersen-Keto of Nareit to talk about Duke Realty’s industrial real estate strategy, its new corporate headquarters, and the success of the company’s associate-led health and wellness programs. Asked about Duke Realty’s Southern California strategy, Connor took the opportunity to lay out… 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