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Conor Expands into Savannah Market with Southeast Gateway

Conor Expands into Savannah Market with Southeast Gateway

Conor is pleased to announce its expansion into the Savannah, Georgia, industrial market with the development of Southeast Gateway. The new speculative industrial park, scheduled to break ground later this summer, will incorporate two Class A buildings totaling 1.2...

Conor Enters Expanding Savannah Market

Conor Enters Expanding Savannah Market

Conor is pleased to report the expansion of its industrial development operations into Savannah, Georgia. Savannah boasts the nation’s third largest container port and a diverse economy that shows no signs of slowing. Not only has the port’s cargo volume doubled to...

2021 Woman of the Year

2021 Woman of the Year

Molly McShane was named Woman of the Year by Illinois Real Estate Journal. In October 2020, Molly was promoted from Chief Operating Officer to Chief Executive Officer of The McShane Companies, becoming the second CEO in company history and first female CEO. She now...

2021 Notable General Counsels

2021 Notable General Counsels

Dan McShane, Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel, was named to Crain's Chicago Business' 2021 Notable General Counsels list. With more than 20 years of experience, Dan coordinates strategic planning and risk management...

2021 Next Generation Award

2021 Next Generation Award

Senior Development Manager Derek Buescher received Connect Commercial Real Estate's 2021 Next Generation Award. The award recognizes young leaders in the industry who stand out because of their talent, drive and fresh ideas. Derek joined Conor in 2016 and is...

Suburban Developer of the Year

Suburban Developer of the Year

Conor was named Suburban Developer of the Year at the Greater Chicago Food Depository's 33rd annual Commercial Real Estate Awards. Conor has provided customized speculative and build-to-suit development services for over 30 years. Innovation through sustainability and...

Conor Sells Skyline Commerce Center in Mesquite

Conor Sells Skyline Commerce Center in Mesquite

Conor Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce the sale of Skyline Commerce Center in Mesquite, Texas. The firm sold the two-building, 198,000-square-foot industrial development to a global investment company. “Mesquite is an underserved market when it comes to...

Conor Sells Lotus Project Phase I

Conor Sells Lotus Project Phase I

Conor Commercial Real Estate and joint venture partner WHI Real Estate Partners have sold the first phase of Lotus Project to a Chicago-based investment advisor. The newly built industrial park in Chandler, Arizona, includes four state-of-the-art advanced...

Two Leases Completed at Northwest Pointe III

Two Leases Completed at Northwest Pointe III

Conor Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce that Northwest Pointe III’s Building Two, located adjacent to I-90 and Randall Road, is fully leased. An undisclosed plastics company leased 137,522 square feet on the building’s east side, and Continental Packaging...

Conor Commercial Real Estate Hires Rose and Fausone

Conor Commercial Real Estate Hires Rose and Fausone

Conor Commercial Real Estate added two new employees to its Corporate Headquarters Office in Rosemont, Illinois. Mike Fausone joins the firm as a Development Manager, and James Rose joins as a Senior Development Analyst. "Both Mike and James have shown a strong...

Conor Sells Skyline Commerce Center in Mesquite

Conor Completes Two Industrial Spec Buildings in Mesquite

Conor Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce the completion of Skyline Commerce Center, a two-building, 198,109-square-foot Class A speculative industrial development in Mesquite, Texas. The development is ready to lease and provides high visibility and direct...

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

Conor Commercial Real Estate Founder & CEO Jim McShane was recognized for a remarkable career with the 2020 Illinois Real Estate Journal Lifetime Achievement Award. Jim founded The McShane Companies in 1984 and has used his leadership, creativity and vast...

2021 Woman of the Year

Molly McShane Named CEO of The McShane Companies

National real estate development and construction services provider The McShane Companies announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Molly McShane as Chief Executive Officer effective October 1, 2020. Ms. McShane previously held the position of Chief...

2020 ENR Midwest Best Project Award

2020 ENR Midwest Best Project Award

Bystronic's Experience Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois has been named an ENR Midwest Best Project in the Manufacturing category. The new building offers 165,000 square feet of space to support Bystronic’s North American headquarters office, showroom, manufacturing...

2020 Industrial Influencers

2020 Industrial Influencers

John Dobrott, President - Industrial at Conor Commercial Real Estate, was named to GlobeSt.'s list of Industrial Influencers. The award recognizes leaders who have made a mark on the industrial real estate market. John's forward-looking view of the industrial market...

Conor Completes Bystronic’s New Experience Center

Conor Completes Bystronic’s New Experience Center

Bystronic Inc. has relocated their North American headquarters to Huntington 90 Business Park in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Conor Commercial Real Estate served as the developer of their build-to-suit headquarters facility and Experience Center. “Bystronic is a...