Duke Realty CEO on CNBC’s Worldwide Exchange

Jim Conner, Duke Realty chairman and CEO appeared on the December 30, 2020 edition of Worldwide Exchange on CNBC. Connor shared his expertise on industrial real estate trends and how ecommerce is impacting the commercial real estate industry.   Click here to go to interview on the CNBC Worldwide Exchange website.

Duke Realty Boosts Total Investment in Southern California Market to ~$2B

(Irvine, CA – December 9, 2020) The Southern California office of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the United States, announces investment activity in Southern California totaling more than $225 million including a build-to-suit last mile facility, two speculative developments and the pre-leasing… Continue Reading

Duke Realty and CEO, Jim Connor featured in GlobeSt.com article

Duke Realty recently broke ground on a 1.2 million square foot facility in Southern California. GlobeSt.com writer Kelsi Maree Borland wanted to know more about the company’s strategy. “All developers stopped new speculative construction at the start of the pandemic including Duke Realty,” Jim Connor, chairman and CEO of Duke Realty, tells GlobeSt.com. “This enabled demand… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Breaks Ground on 1.2M SF Distribution Facility in Southern California

(Irvine, CA – November 2, 2020) The Southern California office of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust)in the United States, announces that it has broken ground on a large land site, Duke Realty’s eighth site, in the Inland Empire East submarket of Southern California…. Continue Reading

Duke Realty Constructing 190,042 SF Spec Logistics Warehouse in Seattle’s Kent Valley Submarket

(Seattle, WA – October 30, 2020) The Seattle office of Duke Realty (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic-only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the United States, announces that it is constructing a new 190,042-square-foot logistics warehouse on a redeveloped 9.01-acre site at 1510 Puyallup Street in Sumner, Washington. Named Duke Sumner Logistics… Continue Reading

Managing Through a Pandemic

Many companies are currently struggling with new and completely unforeseen challenges thrust upon them since mid-March as we all deal with a global pandemic. Many companies employ enterprise risk assessments to help plan for all manner of unexpected challenges that will negatively impact their businesses. I can assure you that very few, if any, had… Continue Reading

Thoughtful, Safe Approach to Reopening Duke Realty Offices

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to impact our great nation. During these challenging times, Duke Realty’s top priority is our people—particularly our associates, tenants, subcontractors, suppliers, and other stakeholders. Keeping them in good health is at the core of our operational decisions. We continue to monitor the latest information about the virus and remain in… Continue Reading

Duke Realty’s chairman and CEO featured in National Real Estate Investor

NREI invited Jim Connor, chairman and CEO of Duke Realty, to discuss growing demand for industrial space and the company’s current and future strategic plans to meet retailer needs. Jim shared his expertise on how the company is weathering the pandemic, the impact of ecommerce retailers on the industrial real estate industry and planned infill,… Continue Reading

Duke Realty featured in Silicon Valley Business Journal

The Silicon Valley Business Journal featured Duke Realty’s development project in Fremont, California in its September 11, 2020 cover article East Bay Made, Industrial developers see promise and potential among the low-slung buildings that define Fremont’s business base. Our own Drew Hess, senior vice president of leasing and development for Northern California and Seattle provided… Continue Reading