Duke Realty’s ESG Strategy Gets Attention of S&P Global Market Intelligence

Duke Realty recently announced that it had amended and restated its $1.2 billion unsecured revolving credit facility that includes an incremental reduction in borrowing costs if certain sustainability linked metrics are achieved each year. This is part of Duke Realty’s greater strategy and commitment to its ESG goals. This announcement received attention from S&P Global… Continue Reading

Dallas Industrial Real Estate Market Booming, Thornton Shares Expertise

On April 12, 2021, Dallas Business Journal published an article, Dallas-Fort Worth projected to be No. 1 industrial market in U.S. this year — and No. 2 isn’t close, about the market’s outlook and optimistic future for industrial real estate. It’s expected that more than 27 million in industrial real estate space will be delivered… Continue Reading

Duke Realty’s Rodriguez Tapped by Bisnow for Industry Insights

Bisnow recently outlined how the pandemic has adversely impacted the construction industry in its article Construction’s Woes Start To Hit This Surging Real Estate Sector. The article also addressed how rising materials costs and supply chain disruptions are generating further impacts that are now impacting the commercial real estate industry. “Duke Realty Corp. Senior Vice… Continue Reading

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

Bisnow taps CEO Jim Connor for industry expertise

Addressing the pandemic-driven spike in e-commerce activity and its impact on the logistics industry, Bisnow interviewed Duke Realty Chairman and CEO, Jim Connor for a feature article on international e-commerce growth. The article, International E-Commerce Growth A Wild Card For U.S. Industrial Demand, published on February 22, 2021 shares Connor’s insights on industry trends. Connor… Continue Reading

Keeping Associates Engaged is Good Business

As a company with offices in cities across the country and with associates working in many different types of roles, helping associates feel connected and part of the same team is an important challenge especially in the midst of a pandemic. Employee engagement is strongly linked with job satisfaction, productivity, and motivation. Engaged associates help… Continue Reading

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.

Associate Wellness During a Pandemic is a Priority

In 2020, with COVID-19 a continuing concern for communities nationwide, maintaining good health has probably never been more important—or more challenging. Thankfully, our associates—and members of our associate-led wellness council—have risen to the challenge. For more than a decade, our Duke Realty wellness programs have been helping our associates be healthier and happier—leading to higher… Continue Reading