Duke Realty, Jim Connor Win Inaugural Dividends Through Diversity and Inclusion Awards from Nareit

At the 2019 REITworld Conference in Los Angeles, held November 12-14, Duke Realty was awarded the top prize in Nareit’s first Corporate Award for its Dividends Through Diversity and Inclusion Recognition program. Duke Realty Chairman and CEO Jim Connor was also honored with the Individual Award. Nareit’s Dividends Through Diversity and Inclusion (DDTI) Initiative promotes… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Constructing 166,000 SF Industrial Building in Greenfield North Business Park

(Raleigh, NC ‒ Dec. 2, 2019) The Raleigh/Washington, DC office of Duke Realty Corporation (Duke Realty), the leading domestic only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the United States, announced that it is building Greenfield North 1201, a new, speculative, 165,921-square-foot bulk warehouse. Located in Garner just south of Raleigh, Greenfield North… Continue Reading

Duke Realty’s SoCal Team Preleases 1.0M SF Logistics Building and Begins Construction of another Facility in Inland Empire East Submarket

(Irvine, CA – November 11, 2019) 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 signed a long-term lease for its logistics building currently under construction at 4375 N. Perris Avenue in Perris, CA,… 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

Duke Realty’s Chicago Team Leases 860,296 SF in September

(Chicago, IL – October 9, 2019) The Chicago office of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the nation’s largest, domestic-only, pure-play logistics real estate company, announces that it signed five leases totaling 860,296 square feet in September in four of its properties. The transactions include two full-building leases of recently delivered spec buildings, a new lease… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Signs Three Leases at Greenfield North in Third Quarter

(Raleigh, NC – September 24, 2019) Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the nation’s largest, domestic-only, pure-play logistics real estate company, announces that it signed three leases during the third quarter in Greenfield North, its six-building industrial park at I-40 and Highway 70 in Garner, NC, just south of Raleigh. The recent transactions include new leases… Continue Reading

Duke Realty’s Jim Connor Becomes First REIT Leader to Sign CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ Pledge

(Indianapolis – September 23, 2019) Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE), the nation’s largest, domestic-only, pure-play logistics real estate company, announces that James B. Connor has become the first CEO of a REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) to sign the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. To-date, more… Continue Reading

Duke Realty’s Atlanta Team Leases 1.5M SF and Adds Three New Logistics Facilities in First Half of 2019

(Atlanta, GA – Aug. 29, 2019) The Atlanta office of Duke Realty (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic-focused industrial-only property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the country, is off to a strong start in 2019, leasing 1.5 million square feet of space and adding to its portfolio with three new logistics facilities totaling more than… Continue Reading

Jim Connor Highlights Duke Realty’s LEED Development, Corporate Responsibility at REITweek

When Duke Realty Chairman and CEO Jim Connor sat down with Matt Bechard at REITweek: 2019 Investor Conference, talk quickly turned to sustainability. Duke Realty, Connor said, is a leader in LEED development with 28 LEED-certified professionals in its construction and development group. “We believe in being a good corporate citizen,” he said, “and that… Continue Reading