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 manages overall operations for three national companies and focuses on creating, planning, implementing and integrating its strategic direction to achieve operational excellence.

As a result of her strategic vision and leadership, The McShane Companies had a very successful year. In addition to working to grow the company, Molly worked to create an inclusive and family-oriented environment and increase employee satisfaction. Her success in this was reflected in the company’s inclusion on the 2020 Crain’s Chicago Business “Best Places to Work” list for the second year in a row. Her strong leadership remained a constant throughout the tumultuous year as the firm’s office employees across the country successfully transitioned to working remotely.

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Importance of Relationships in Today’s Economy

Written by Vicki Mutchler, Vice President of Capital Transactions A phrase we know well as real estate professionals is, “real estate is a cyclical industry.” The funny thing is that real estate professionals (most of whom are natural optimists) hope that this phrase...

Common Ground – Summer 2022

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Lotus Project – Phase II in Chandler, AZ Sold

Lotus Project – Phase II in Chandler, AZ Sold

Conor Commercial Real Estate has sold two buildings at Lotus Project – Phase II to a Chicago-based institutional investor. The newly built industrial park in Chandler, Arizona, includes three state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing and light industrial buildings...

2022 Next Generation Award

2022 Next Generation Award

Development Manager Mike Fausone received Connect CRE's 2022 Next Generation Award. The Next Generation Award honors rising stars for their accomplishments in the commercial real estate industry. As Development Manager, Mike oversees the firm’s development projects in...

Conor Hires Kris Miller

Conor Hires Kris Miller

Conor Commercial Real Estate has expanded its Southwest Regional Office in Phoenix, Arizona. Kris Miller joins the firm as Senior Development Manager. In this role, he will manage the firm’s industrial development initiatives throughout the southwestern and western...

Challenges and Successes at Brewster Creek

Challenges and Successes at Brewster Creek

Recently, we completed Brewster Creek Commerce Center, a 436,500-square-foot spec industrial facility in Bartlett, Illinois. While the development process went relatively smoothly, no project is without challenges. Due to the timing and sequence of construction, the...