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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Southeast Gateway Fully Leased in Savannah

Southeast Gateway Fully Leased in Savannah

Conor Commercial Real Estate executed two full-building leases at Southeast Gateway in Savannah, Georgia. The two-building, 1.2 million-square-foot development is now fully leased. Swiss Madison, a manufacturer of bath products, leased the 184,080-square-foot Building...

Chicago’s Biggest Women-Owned Businesses

Chicago’s Biggest Women-Owned Businesses

The McShane Companies was named the second largest woman-owned business in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business. The firm is the only real estate developer to appear in the list's top 25 companies. Molly McShane serves as The McShane Companies majority owner, as well...

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...