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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 strategies while overseeing the company's...

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...

Molly McShane Named CEO of The McShane Companies

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...

Conor Leases Last Mile Logistics Center I-55

Conor Leases Last Mile Logistics Center I-55

Conor Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce a full-building lease with one of the world’s largest e-commerce retailers at Last Mile Logistics Center I-55 in Chicago. Conveniently located on the corner of 51st Street and St. Louis Avenue, the tenant will use...

Conor Hires Dallas Market Officer

Conor Hires Dallas Market Officer

Conor Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce that Jason Young recently joined the firm as Vice President – Multi-Family and Dallas Market Officer. In his new role, he will be responsible for launching the firm’s multi-family efforts in Texas. Jason’s addition...

Industrial Lease of the Year

Industrial Lease of the Year

The San Francisco Business Times named Pacific Commons Industrial Center the Industrial Lease of the Year. The 814,901-square-foot warehouse and distribution center was leased to one of the world's largest supply chain management and package delivery companies,...