Nareit’s REITworld: 2021 Annual Conference features Jim Connor Interview

Video interview appears on Nareit site.  Duke Realty CEO Sees “Virtually Insatiable” Demand in Logistics Sector by Sarah Borchersen-Keto Jim Connor, chairman and CEO of Duke Realty Corp. (NYSE: DRE), participated in a video interview in conjunction with Nareit’s REITworld: 2021 Annual Conference. Connor discussed how the logistics industry has responded to supply chain bottlenecks…. Continue Reading

Duke Realty Targets Carbon Neutrality by 2025

INDIANAPOLIS – November 8, 2021 — Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the United States, announces the company will target achieving carbon neutrality for its own operations by 2025 and achieving carbon neutrality in alignment with the Paris Climate Accords by 2040. The… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Receives Top Global Sustainability Recognition, Named Best Among Peers

INDIANAPOLIS – November 4, 2021 — Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the United States, earns top ranking among peers and four Green Stars from GRESB for outstanding performance in environmental stewardship, social responsibility and governance (ESG) and sustainable development practices. The GRESB… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Preleases ~299K SF Speculative Development in Bellwood, Illinois

CHICAGO — November 3, 2021 — The Chicago office of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the United States, secured a long-term lease agreement with a leading snack food manufacturer. Duke Realty announced the start of the 299,520-square-foot development on 19 acres at… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Furthers ESG Commitment by Earning Fitwel® Certification 2-Star Rating

INDIANAPOLIS – November 2, 2021 — Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), the leading domestic only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the United States, earns Fitwel® Certification 2-Star Rating for its four-story, 78,000-square-foot national headquarters building. The building at 8711 River Crossing Boulevard was completed in early 2020 and serves as the… Continue Reading

NBC Nightly News Features Duke Realty Warehouses, Interviews CEO Jim Connor

As supply chain snarls continue, NBC Nightly News takes a deeper dive into the impact on warehouses and distribution centers across the U.S. NBC Nightly News correspondent, Jo Ling Kent interviews Duke Realty Chairman and CEO Jim Connor, tours NRI Distribution at a Duke Realty facility in Fontana, California and interviews Ryan Dale-Johnson, vice president… Continue Reading

Duke Realty Breaks Ground, Secures Long-Term Lease with FreezPak for Freezer Facility

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – October 29, 2021 — The New Jersey 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 broken ground on a 26-acre site in preparation for a build-to-suit freezer facility for FreezPak Logistics (FreezPak)…. Continue Reading

Duke Realty CEO Featured on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street

CNBC’s Jane Wells interviewed Duke Realty Chairman and CEO Jim Connor on the supply chain challenges impact on the industrial real estate industry. Wells reported live from a Duke Realty facility in Lynwood, California where Duke Realty tenant, iDC Logistics manages a portion of their national warehouse operations.

Commercial Property Executive Taps Jim Connor for Industry Expertise

Commercial Property Executive interviewed Duke Realty Chairman and CEO Jim Connor on the state of the industrial real estate industry in the midst of supply chain disruptions due to port bottlenecks, particularly in Los Angeles and Long Beach in California, where containers ships are often waiting weeks to unload their cargo. In the article, How… Continue Reading