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 knowledge of commercial real estate and construction to propel the companies into success on a national basis. The McShane Companies have grown from a single-office operation in suburban Chicago into a national, multi-office organization with Conor locations in Phoenix, Arizona; Irvine, California and Dallas, Texas.

The growth and success of Conor and the other McShane Companies is anchored upon Jim’s dedication to the core commercial markets of industrial and office while evolving into growing sectors such as multi-family and healthcare. Today, the firm continues to enjoy a solid base of market diversity, geographical expansion and numerous successes on behalf of highly-respected clients.

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Importance of Relationships in Today’s Economy

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

Common Ground – Summer 2022

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...

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...