Industry Insights

Conor’s Philosophy on Investing in New Markets

Conor’s Philosophy on Investing in New Markets

Written by Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President.  Durable Demand Drivers When selecting a new market for investment, Conor considers durable demand drivers to be paramount. These include population growth, access to transportation, and commerce, such as a...

Thoughts on Mark-to-Market Opportunities

Thoughts on Mark-to-Market Opportunities

Written by Sven Tustin, Chief Growth Officer During this unique time in the market, it is important to be opportunistic as a company. While real estate market fundamentals remain strong, capital markets are experiencing quite a bit of volatility. More so than ever, it...

Conor’s Philosophy on Investing in New Markets

How Industrial Can Be a Good Neighbor

Written by Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President Bringing industrial properties to residential communities can be a controversial topic. People hear “industrial” and instantly think of smokestacks blocking the sky and semi-trucks rumbling through their...

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...

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...

Challenges and Successes at Lotus Project Phase II

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...

Anticipating Needs in Speculative Developments

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...

Conor Enters Expanding Savannah Market

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...