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

Duke Realty’s Jim Connor Talks Industrial Real Estate at the REIT Week 2018 Investor Conference

 Jim Connor, chairman and CEO of Duke Realty, sat down with Matthew Bechard from Nareit to discuss the industrial real estate market as part of the REIT Week 2018 Investor Conference. “Rent growth in the industrial sector has been really strong over the last few years,” said Connor. “In the first quarter of this… Continue Reading

Nearly 300 Duke Realty Associates Partner with the American Red Cross on Fire Safety Campaign for Annual Day of Service

As part of our Annual Day of Service, associates from our Indianapolis office—along with associates from 15 other Duke Realty offices nationwide—worked with the American Red Cross on their “Sound the Alarm, Save a Life” campaign. Our volunteers helped install free smoke alarms, replaced batteries in existing alarms, and assisted families in creating fire escape… Continue Reading

Duke Realty has grown and we have big plans for the future.

  Today Duke Realty is the nation’s leading pure-play, domestic-focused industrial REIT. With a presence in 21 major markets—and recent growth on both the East and West coasts—we are truly a nationwide company. But we’re not finished growing, and we’re always looking for new leasing, development, and acquisition opportunities. Lately, that’s meant targeting high-barrier, Tier… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Reshaping Communities in New Jersey and Maryland

When once-thriving manufacturers close or shift operations, it can be hard for the communities around them to shoulder the loss. That’s what happened in Linden, New Jersey, and Baltimore, Maryland, after General Motors shuttered its assembly plants in those locations. The closures put thousands out of work and saddled those cities with vacant properties. Duke… Continue Reading

Jeff Thornton Talks Dallas-Fort Worth Industrial Outlook

Duke Realty’s Jeff Thornton, Senior Vice President for the Texas Region, answered questions recently about the Dallas-Fort Worth industrial market as part of a roundtable discussion with Texas Real Estate Business. All sectors of commercial real estate are active around the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, and industrial is no exception. Thornton served as the roundtable’s… Continue Reading

Growth at 33 Logistics Park Makes Headlines in Lehigh Valley

Representatives of Duke Realty’s Northeast Region took real estate professionals on a tour of Duke Realty’s new 600,000-square-foot facility in Lehigh Valley recently, and talked about the company’s long-term industrial strategy. Local dailies The Morning Call and Lehigh Valley Live covered the tour of the Palmer Township facility, the second to be leased at 33… Continue Reading