California Buildings News features Interview with CEO Jim Connor

California Buildings News recently interviewed Jim Connor, Duke Realty chairman and CEO on the company’s investment strategy in California. The Q&A, Logistics Facilities Booming in California Due to Shopping Shifts & Pandemic-Driven E-Commerce, is featured in the Q1 2021 edition of the publication. “We have made and continue to make significant investments in California. In… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Acquisitions, Planned Developments Add Nearly 1.1M SF to Northern California Portfolio

OAKLAND, Calif. — February 22, 2021 — The Northern California office of Duke Realty (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic-only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the United States, announces the acquisitions of two recently upgraded industrial facilities in Oakland, 17.4 acres of land in San Jose and 7.9 acres of land in… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Receives LEED® Certification on Four Logistics Facilities

(Indianapolis – December 17, 2020) 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 earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification by the United States Green Building Council on four logistics buildings. LEED certification provides independent, third-party… 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 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

Duke Realty Receives LEED® Certification on Six Recently Developed Logistics Facilities

(Indianapolis, IN – June 10, 2020) 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 earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification by the United States Green Building Council on six logistics buildings. LEED certification provides independent,… Continue Reading

Chris Burns Promoted to Executive Vice President of Duke Realty’s West and Central Regions

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Nov. 4, 2019) Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the largest domestic only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the country, announced today that Chris M. Burns has been promoted to Executive Vice President of its West and Central regions. “Chris Burns has been a leading producer and manager at… Continue Reading

Drew Hess Joins Duke Realty as Regional Senior Vice President for Northern California and Seattle

(Indianapolis, IN ‒ Oct. 23, 2018) Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic-only, industrial-focused REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the country, has hired Drew Hess as Senior Vice President of its Northern California and Seattle Region. Hess, a 20-year commercial real estate veteran, will oversee the company’s existing 3.0 million-square-foot logistics portfolio in… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Announces New Build-to-Suit Logistics Facility in Moreno Valley

(Irvine, CA – September 24, 2018) The Southern California office of Duke Realty (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic-focused industrial property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the country, announces that it is constructing a new, 340,010-square-foot, build-to-suit logistics facility at the intersection of Nandina Avenue and Perris Boulevard in the Moreno Valley. Duke Realty acquired… 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