(Irvine, Calif. ‒ May 11, 2015) Duke Realty, a leading nationwide REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) specializing in the ownership, management and development of bulk industrial facilities, has announced that Paul J. Jones has joined its West Region team as Senior Leasing and Acquisitions Representative. In his position, Mr. Jones will focus on new development and acquisitions opportunities, as well as maintaining occupancy in the company’s existing 11 million square feet of properties in Northern and Southern Calif.; Seattle, Wash.; and Phoenix, Ariz.
Before joining Duke Realty, Mr. Jones was an Associate Director and Financial Analyst with Savills-Studley for eight years where he focused on industrial investments. During his tenure, he was involved with more than $500 million worth of real estate transactions. He also co-founded Kaizen Property Group, an industrial real estate investment and management company.
A graduate of the University of Southern California, Mr. Jones has his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate Development and Finance. He has a California real estate sales license and is a member of NAIOP’s Orange County and Inland Empire chapters.
About Duke Realty
Duke Realty is a nationwide owner, developer and manager of commercial real estate properties, with a focus on industrial buildings. Its entry into the western United States began in 2005 when it entered the Phoenix market. In 2010, the company completed its first transaction in Southern California. Its success in these western markets led Duke Realty to expand into Northern California in 2012 and Seattle in 2013. Duke Realty’s West Region office is located at 300 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 1450, Irvine, Calif., 92618. The phone number is 949.797.7000.
Across the country, Duke Realty owns, maintains an interest in or has under development approximately 141 million rentable square feet of industrial 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.