(St. Louis, Mo. ‒ Aug. 31, 2015) Duke Realty Corp. (Duke Realty), a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of bulk industrial and medical office facilities, announces that Matt Hrubes, a St. Louis commercial real estate veteran, has rejoined the company and will now lead its overall operations in the market. Hrubes will serve as Vice President of Leasing and Development, with responsibility for the leasing, development and marketing of Duke Realty’s existing 3.8 million-square-foot industrial portfolio, as well as new build-to-suit development opportunities.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome back Matt to our company,” said Steve Schnur, Executive Vice President of Duke Realty’s Central Region. “Matt’s vast experience in the industry, as well as his insightful knowledge about the market, will help us as we strive to maintain occupancy in our existing properties and explore new development. Matt is well-known in the brokerage community and has worked with a wide variety of clients which will help Duke Realty remain one of the leading commercial real estate providers in St. Louis.”
Hrubes worked with Duke Realty for three years in leasing and development before he left in 2009. He started in commercial real estate in 1999 and has worked for several other commercial real estate firms over the years, including Colliers Turley Martin Tucker/Cassidy Turley, Balke Brown Transwestern and DTZ/Cushman & Wakefield. A graduate of the University of Dayton, Hrubes has been recognized for his brokerage activities by the St. Louis Business Journal and CoStar. He is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and has served on its board of directors since 2006.
About Duke Realty
The St. Louis office of Duke Realty owns and manages 3.8 million square feet of industrial properties and has more than 350 acres of land for future development. The St. Louis office is located at 520 Maryville Centre Drive, Suite 200, St. Louis, MO 63141, and the local phone number is 314.514.6700.
On a nationwide basis, Duke Realty Corporation owns, maintains an interest in or has under development 142 million rentable square feet of bulk distribution and office assets, including medical office, in 22 major U.S. metropolitan areas. Duke Realty Corporation is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol DRE and is listed on the S&P MidCap 400 Index. More information about Duke Realty Corporation is available at www.dukerealty.com. Duke Realty also can be followed on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.