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Last Mile Logistics Center Completed

Last Mile Logistics Center Completed

Conor Commercial Real Estate is excited to announce the completion of Last Mile Logistics Center I-55, the firm’s latest state-of-the-art speculative industrial delivery. Conveniently situated on an infill site at the intersection of 51st Street and St. Louis Avenue...

Executive Leadership Promotions

Executive Leadership Promotions

James A. McShane, Chief Executive Officer of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce two executive-level promotions within the company. Molly McShane has been named Chief Operating Officer and Dan McShane named Chief Strategy Officer. Both employees office at...

2018 Developer of the Year Finalist

2018 Developer of the Year Finalist

Conor Commercial Real Estate was a finalist for NAIOP Chicago’s 2018 Awards for Excellence in the Developer of the Year category. The award recognizes one firm each year that goes above and beyond its peers in terms of economic success, the design, functionality,...

Fountain Square Commerce Center Sold

Fountain Square Commerce Center Sold

Conor Commercial Real Estate announces the sale of Fountain Square Commerce Center, a four-building, 741,586-square-foot Class A multi-tenant industrial portfolio in Bolingbrook, Illinois. It was purchased by Chicago-based Bridge Development Partners for $73,500,000....

The Lotus Project Groundbreaking

The Lotus Project Groundbreaking

Conor Commercial Real Estate, together with partner, WHI Real Estate Partners L.P., is excited to announce they have broken ground on its newest development, The Lotus Project. The groundbreaking ceremony was held on October 19th off of Loop 202 Santan Freeway and...

Industrial Real Estate in Demand

Industrial Real Estate in Demand

Written by: John Dobrott, President - Industrial Industrial real estate led the commercial real estate industry out of the great recession and continues to show unprecedented demand and record setting growth. Investor demand has followed to transition industrial real...

Northwest Pointe II Sale

Northwest Pointe II Sale

Conor Commercial Real Estate, along with joint venture partner Globe Corporation, has closed a $29.85-million sale transaction to Cabot Properties for Northwest Pointe II, a 385,372-square-foot industrial building located on a 22-acre parcel near the intersection of...

North Avenue Commerce Center Groundbreaking

North Avenue Commerce Center Groundbreaking

Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, and Kensington Realty Advisors are pleased to announce that ground has broken on North Avenue Commerce Center, a Class A industrial building that will be situated on 17.05 acres of land on the...

Last Mile Logistics Center Groundbreaking

Last Mile Logistics Center Groundbreaking

Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President at Conor Commercial Real Estate, would like to announce that ground has officially been broken for their latest project, Last Mile Logistics Center I-55. The logistics center will be located at the intersection of 51st and St....

The Lotus Project Groundbreaking

Conor Announces Lotus Project

Conor Commercial Real Estate, together with partner, WHI Real Estate Partners L.P., is excited to announce the Lotus Project as its newest development. The highly visible development is located directly off the Loop 202 freeway and Kyrene Road in Chandler, Arizona....

Harris Joins Conor Commercial

Harris Joins Conor Commercial

Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, is excited to announce that Ben Harris has recently joined the firm as Senior Development Manager. In his new role, Ben will be responsible for expanding the firm’s development of build-to suits,...

Embracing Challenging Sites

Embracing Challenging Sites

Written by: Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President Challenging sites for commercial real estate development come in many forms. Conor Commercial has extensive experience with turning challenging sites into successful developments. Some site complexities Conor has...

Full Building Lease for Northwest Pointe II

Full Building Lease for Northwest Pointe II

Brian P. Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, is pleased to announce that a long-term lease transaction was recently finalized with Box Partners at Northwest Pointe II in Elgin, Illinois. The 385,300 SF industrial facility is...

Conor Commercial & ARA Break Record with Hayward 92 Sale

Conor Commercial & ARA Break Record with Hayward 92 Sale

Joint venture partners, Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, and American Realty Advisors, a provider of commercial real estate investment management services for institutional investors, are pleased to announce the sale of Hayward 92...

Molly McShane Named President of NAIOP Chicago

Molly McShane Named President of NAIOP Chicago

Molly McShane of Conor Commercial Real Estate, has begun her service as NAIOP’s first woman President for the 2018 term. NAIOP is a commercial real estate development association and is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in...

Embracing Challenging Sites

2017 Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame

Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, was honored as a member of the Midwest Real Estate News Hall of Fame. With over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, Brian is a highly respected industry veteran. As Executive Vice...

2017 Developer of the Year Finalist

2017 Developer of the Year Finalist

The NAIOP Chicago Developer of the Year award honors a developer in the Chicago market that has experienced great success in the industry over the past year economically, through their designs and by overcoming challenges. Conor Commercial Real Estate was a finalist...

Park 12 Hundred Tech Center Groundbreaking

Park 12 Hundred Tech Center Groundbreaking

Situated on a 26-acre infill parcel within the well-established Park 12 Hundred mixed-use business park, the development will feature four rear-loaded single- and/or multi-tenant buildings equipped to maximize efficiency and functionality for tech-centric industrial,...

AMS Build-to-Suit Completion

AMS Build-to-Suit Completion

AMS, a full-service mechanical contracting firm serving the chemical, food, process, manufacturing and power industries, joins corporate neighbors Edward Don & Company, a worldwide leader in the distribution of foodservice equipment and supplies; Orbus Exhibit...

Focus On: Mixed-Use

Focus On: Mixed-Use

Written by: Alexa Sachs, Senior Marketing Coordinator Urbanization is a driving force within society. It affects where we live, work, shop, and even where we choose to spend time on the weekends. Not only is this observed in the U.S., it also extends worldwide. A...

Urban Infill: The New  Frontier for E-Commerce

Urban Infill: The New Frontier for E-Commerce

Written by: Sven Tustin, Vice President - Southwest Region E-commerce sales represented 8.3% of all U.S. retail sales during 2016, and with a year-over-year growth rate of 16%, its market share will continue to grow. To capture and better serve this industry,...