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

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