Category: Published Articles

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 earthwork, foundations and precast were constructed during the winter months, and the snow and cold temperatures presented a challenge […]

Challenges and Successes at Lotus Project Phase II

Following the successful development of the first phase of Lotus Project, a four-building, 474,000-square-foot industrial park in Chandler, Arizona, we embarked on the development of Phase II. The second phase of the development incorporates three additional industrial buildings totaling nearly 300,000 square feet on a 21-acre site. There are several aspects that make Lotus Project […]

Anticipating Needs in Speculative Developments

Planning and designing a successful speculative industrial development is no easy task. In the constantly changing business of logistics and e-commerce, the most efficient design for an industrial building is ever evolving. Because of this, it is important to consider what location, building configuration, site plan and features will appeal to users. One of our […]

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 4.5 million TEUs from 2009, the Georgia Port Authority announced a $5 billion […]

COVID-19 and the Building Market – Tales From the Front Line Vol. 5

The shift in tone that I’ve witnessed over the last week has turned from triaging the current crisis to thoughtful planning for the future. Curves are flattening, guidelines for when people can go back to work are being discussed, protective measures for “the new normal” office life are being prepared, and some folks have started […]