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 the greater Chicago area and southeastern United States. He monitors economic and industry trends and identifies new ground-up and adaptive reuse development opportunities. Additionally, he leads the development team through all steps from land acquisition to entitlements, design, construction, lease-up and disposition.

In 2021, Mike led Conor’s successful exit from the 70-acre Huntington 90 Business Park (Hoffman Estates, IL) and the 265,550-square-foot North Avenue Commerce Center (in Winfield, IL). He also helped spearhead Conor’s entry into the Savannah, GA industrial market, with the acquisition and development of the $100-million, 1.2-million-square-foot Southeast Gateway, a speculative development.

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Common Ground – Summer 2022

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Common Ground - Summer 2022 The latest commercial real estate news is here. Find updates on commercial real estate trends, Conor's projects and employees. View Interactive Version Download PDF

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...

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...