Sam Abusaad Joins Duke Realty as Leasing Representative in Dallas

Business professional will help lease existing properties and source new business.

(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 Dallas industrial portfolio leased, as well as source new business and development opportunities for the company.

“We are pleased to add an experienced business professional to our team to help us with our leasing and development activities in the market,” said Jeff Thornton, Senior Vice President of Duke Realty’s Texas Region. “Sam has a solid background in the real estate industry working on the financial side of the business for nearly 12 years and will be a real asset to our operations.”

Abusaad comes to Duke Realty after seven years as an underwriter with Bank of America. He also previously worked as a financial analyst for Marcus & Millichap and Hudson Advisors. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, Abusaad earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Finance. His professional affiliations include the Urban Land Institute (ULI), NAIOP and NTCAR.

About Duke Realty

In the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Duke Realty owns and manages 15.5 million square feet of industrial properties and has strategic land positions available for future development. Duke Realty’s local offices are located at 14241 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 1000, in Dallas.

On a nationwide basis, Duke Realty owns, maintains an interest in or has under development 137 million rentable square feet of industrial and medical office assets in 21 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 is available at www.dukerealty.com. Duke Realty also can be followed on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.