Duke Realty’s DukePort VI Fully Leased

Duke Realty Corporation’s (Duke Realty) St. Louis office has signed two new tenants in DukePort VI, a 320,000-square foot warehouse/distribution building it owns and manages in Bridgeton, Missouri, bringing the facility to 100 percent occupancy.

Duke Realty Leases 263,625 Square Feet to Shaw Industries

Shaw Industries, a manufacturer and distributer of carpeting and other flooring products and a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, has entered into a long-term lease with Duke Realty for 263,625 square feet in Point West VI, a Duke Realty-owned and managed warehouse/distribution building in Coppell, Tex.

Prudent Tenants Dig into Backgrounds and Capital Positions of Landlords

If leasing due diligence is like passing through airport security, one could say that tenants usually endure the equivalent of full-body scans and pat-downs while landlords sail through the “fast lane.” Historically, prospective office and industrial tenants have undergone close scrutiny from developers and landlords to assess their creditworthiness.

Becoming a Best Employer

Duke Realty was named one of the Best Employers in Ohio in 2011. The program is conducted by an independent third party and includes an evaluation that parses very detailed information about the company and employee surveys. The program is open to all employers who have an office or facility in Ohio with a minimum… Continue Reading

Momentum Returning to Anson

Development activity in and around Anson, Duke Realty’s master-planned, mixeduse community just northwest of Indianapolis, Indiana, has been outpacing the market, with several new commercial and residential projects underway.

Duke Realty Leases Butterfield 550 to Follett

Duke Realty Corporation’s (Duke Realty) Chicago office announces that Follett Higher Education Group (Follett), a division of Follett Corporation that operates college bookstores in the United States and Canada, has entered into a long-term lease of Butterfield 550, its 551,200-square foot warehouse/distribution building in Aurora, Ill.

New building opens at Eastside Medical Center

On April 1, HCA’s TriStar Health System announced that it had assumed full ownership of the former Emory Eastside Medical Center and renamed it Eastside Medical Center. Next, the first phase of a $12 million Emergency Department expansion was completed on April 18.

Duke Realty Selected to Develop Three LEED® Certified Projects

Duke Realty Corporation’s (Duke Realty) Orlando office has been selected to develop three buildings in Central and North Florida: a 1-story, 73,000-square foot office/warehouse/laboratory facility in Crystal River, a 4-story, 133,000-square foot office building in Orlando, and a 2-story, 48,000-square foot office building in Jacksonville.

Makris Honored at SIOR Awards

First-year member Art Makris earned two prestigious honors by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) in 2011. He received the 2011 Rookie award and another one, to boot: Largest Dollar Volume Transaction for an Industrial Space. Makris earned his awards for a cooperative transaction worth approximately $65 million.