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2019 Top Midwest Developers

2019 Top Midwest Developers

Conor Commercial Real Estate ranked #13 on Midwest Real Estate News’ 2019 Best of the Best list, in the Top Developers category. The list takes into account notable projects completed and the total amount of square feet completed and under construction over the past...

2019 Next Generation Award

2019 Next Generation Award

Conor Commercial Real Estate Development Analyst, Grady Capobianco, was awarded Connect Media’s 2019 Next Generation Award. The award honors young leaders who are likely to be influential in the commercial real estate industry for years to come. Grady was recognized...

2019 Women’s Leadership Initiative Award

2019 Women’s Leadership Initiative Award

Molly McShane, Chief Operating Officer of Conor Commercial Real Estate, received Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Regional Summit Award. Molly was recognized for her exceptional leadership and important achievements as one of the WLI...

Executive Commerce Center Groundbreaking

Executive Commerce Center Groundbreaking

Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, is pleased to announce that the firm has officially broken ground on their newest development in Prospect Heights, Illinois. A groundbreaking ceremony was held earlier today, July 18th, at the...

North Avenue Commerce Center Completed

North Avenue Commerce Center Completed

Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, and Kensington Realty Advisors are pleased to announce that North Avenue Commerce Center is complete and now available for sale or lease in Winfield, Illinois. Conor, along with Choose DuPage and...

Where Did the Real Estate Cycle Go?

Where Did the Real Estate Cycle Go?

Written by: David Friedman, President In 2017, I participated in a well-known commercial real estate organization’s intimate gathering of industry leaders from around the nation. A central agenda topic was “How is Your Firm Preparing for the 2018 Real Estate...

Conor Commercial & Globe Acquire Three Infill Parcels

Conor Commercial & Globe Acquire Three Infill Parcels

Conor Commercial Real Estate, a national real estate development firm, and Globe Corporation, assembled 18.8 acres in the land-constrained Sky Harbor Airport submarket for a spec industrial development. The project, named Airport 40, is slated to start construction in...

2018 Professional Achievement Award

2018 Professional Achievement Award

The Chicago chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) honors the organization’s prestigious Platinum Sponsors for their outstanding achievements throughout the year with their Professional Achievement Awards. Conor Commercial Real Estate received...

2018 Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards

2018 Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards

Each year, the Greater Chicago Food Depository hosts the Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards. The awards recognize real estate development firms that made a notable impact on the Chicago region based on project volume, construction activity and projects completed....

AZ|60 Sells for $27.4 Million

AZ|60 Sells for $27.4 Million

Conor Commercial Real Estate and partner Globe Corporation announce the sale of AZ|60, a brand new, infill, state-of-the-art industrial project located in the heart of the Southeast Valley, in Gilbert, Arizona. U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management...

Industrial Investment of the Year

Industrial Investment of the Year

Hayward 92 was recognized by the NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area Chapter as the 2019 Industrial Investment of the Year. Hayward 92 is a 236,976-square-foot, build-to-suit distribution facility in Hayward, California. Designed to meet LEED certification standards, the...

2019 Women’s Leadership Initiative Award

Crain’s 2019 Notable Women in Commercial Real Estate

Molly McShane, Chief Operating Officer of The McShane Companies, has been selected by Crain’s Chicago Business as one of their 2019 Notable Women in Commercial Real Estate. Molly is a leader in the commercial real estate industry, proven through her diverse and...

Northwest Pointe III Spec Development Launches

Northwest Pointe III Spec Development Launches

Conor Commercial Real Estate, a national real estate development firm, and Globe Corporation are excited to announce the start of construction of Northwest Pointe III. The project will include two buildings totaling 349,080 square feet and will accommodate either a...

Last Mile Logistics Center Completed

Last Mile Logistics Center Completed

Conor Commercial Real Estate is excited to announce the completion of Last Mile Logistics Center I-55, the firm’s latest state-of-the-art speculative industrial delivery. Conveniently situated on an infill site at the intersection of 51st Street and St. Louis Avenue...

Executive Leadership Promotions

Executive Leadership Promotions

James A. McShane, Chief Executive Officer of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce two executive-level promotions within the company. Molly McShane has been named Chief Operating Officer and Dan McShane named Chief Strategy Officer. Both employees office at...

2018 Developer of the Year Finalist

2018 Developer of the Year Finalist

Conor Commercial Real Estate was a finalist for NAIOP Chicago’s 2018 Awards for Excellence in the Developer of the Year category. The award recognizes one firm each year that goes above and beyond its peers in terms of economic success, the design, functionality,...

Fountain Square Commerce Center Sold

Fountain Square Commerce Center Sold

Conor Commercial Real Estate announces the sale of Fountain Square Commerce Center, a four-building, 741,586-square-foot Class A multi-tenant industrial portfolio in Bolingbrook, Illinois. It was purchased by Chicago-based Bridge Development Partners for $73,500,000....

The Lotus Project Groundbreaking

The Lotus Project Groundbreaking

Conor Commercial Real Estate, together with partner, WHI Real Estate Partners L.P., is excited to announce they have broken ground on its newest development, The Lotus Project. The groundbreaking ceremony was held on October 19th off of Loop 202 Santan Freeway and...

Industrial Real Estate in Demand

Industrial Real Estate in Demand

Written by: John Dobrott, President - Industrial Industrial real estate led the commercial real estate industry out of the great recession and continues to show unprecedented demand and record setting growth. Investor demand has followed to transition industrial real...

Northwest Pointe II Sale

Northwest Pointe II Sale

Conor Commercial Real Estate, along with joint venture partner Globe Corporation, has closed a $29.85-million sale transaction to Cabot Properties for Northwest Pointe II, a 385,372-square-foot industrial building located on a 22-acre parcel near the intersection of...

North Avenue Commerce Center Groundbreaking

North Avenue Commerce Center Groundbreaking

Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, and Kensington Realty Advisors are pleased to announce that ground has broken on North Avenue Commerce Center, a Class A industrial building that will be situated on 17.05 acres of land on the...

Last Mile Logistics Center Groundbreaking

Last Mile Logistics Center Groundbreaking

Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President at Conor Commercial Real Estate, would like to announce that ground has officially been broken for their latest project, Last Mile Logistics Center I-55. The logistics center will be located at the intersection of 51st and St....