Duke Realty reports strong healthcare leasing, project completion activity in first half of 2016

(Indianapolis, Ind. ‒ Aug. 17, 2016) Duke Realty, an Indianapolis-based nationwide commercial real estate company, reported strong performance in its healthcare portfolio in the first half of the year, with a record occupancy of 95.8 percent on June 30 – the highest since it entered the healthcare sector in 2007. In addition, three major Duke… Continue Reading.

Duke Realty Begins Construction on 628,475 SF Bulk Warehouse in Lehigh Valley

(Conshohocken, PA ‒ Aug. 17, 2016) The Northeast Region office of Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of bulk industrial facilities, has begun construction of 33 Logistics Park 1611, a new, speculative, 628,475-square-foot bulk warehouse. Located on the east side of… Continue Reading.

Sam Abusaad Joins Duke Realty as Leasing Representative in Dallas

(Dallas, Tex. ‒ Aug. 16, 2016) The Dallas office of Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of quality industrial facilities, has hired Sam Abusaad as Leasing Representative. In his position, Abusaad will be responsible for helping keep Duke Realty’s 15.5 million-square-foot… Continue Reading.

Duke Realty Begins Construction on 400,935 SF Cross-dock Industrial Facility in Moreno Valley

(Irvine, Calif. ‒ Aug. 15, 2016) The Southern California office of Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of bulk industrial facilities, has begun construction of a 400,935-square-foot bulk warehouse at 15810 Heacock Street in Moreno Valley, Calif. The building, which is… Continue Reading.

CSX Select Site Designation Awarded to Duke Realty’s Lebanon Business Park

(Jacksonville, Fla. – August 09, 2016) CSX today announced that a portion of the Lebanon Business Park in Lebanon, Indiana, has been designated a CSX Select Site. Select Sites are development-ready properties along the CSX network where standard land use issues and comprehensive due diligence items have been previously addressed. These properties are pre-positioned to meet… Continue Reading.

Duke Realty Developing New 201,027 SF Industrial Building in Lynwood

(Irvine, Calif. – Aug. 8, 2016) The Southern California office of Duke Realty, a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of bulk industrial facilities, has announced that it will build a new 201,027-square-foot warehouse at 11600 Alameda Street, adjacent to its existing 323,374-square-foot building in Lynwood, Calif.,… Continue Reading.

Jake Smith Named Vice President of Leasing and Development for Duke Realty in Southern California

(Irvine, Calif. ‒ July 27, 2016) The Southern California office of Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of quality industrial facilities, has hired Jake Smith as Vice President, Leasing and Development. Smith, a 15-year commercial real estate veteran, will oversee leasing… Continue Reading.

DREAM Scholarship Promotes Diversity in Real Estate

Duke Realty is the sponsor of a new scholarship program, offered through Roosevelt University in Chicago, that aims to prepare women and minority students for success in the real estate industry. Jim Connor, President and CEO of Duke Realty and an advisory board member of Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate, advocated for this innovative program. “We… Continue Reading.

Duke Realty Promotes Ryan O’Leary and Susan Bergdoll

(Chicago, Ill. – July 11, 2016) Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of bulk industrial facilities, announces the promotions of two associates based in its Chicago office. Ryan O’Leary ‒ Regional Senior Vice President, Chicago, St. Louis and Minneapolis-St. Paul Ryan… Continue Reading.

Jim Connor Explains Industrial REIT Strength in Wall Street Journal

Duke Realty CEO Jim Connor was quoted in a recent Wall Street Journal article on investors’ recent enthusiasm for shares of REITs with significant industrial portfolios. Duke Realty’s strong first-quarter earnings are referenced in the article as well. According to the article, shares of REITs that own industrial space are up 17% this year, against 6%… Continue Reading.