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Full Building Lease for Northwest Pointe II

Full Building Lease for Northwest Pointe II

Brian P. Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, is pleased to announce that a long-term lease transaction was recently finalized with Box Partners at Northwest Pointe II in Elgin, Illinois. The 385,300 SF industrial facility is...

Conor Commercial & ARA Break Record with Hayward 92 Sale

Conor Commercial & ARA Break Record with Hayward 92 Sale

Joint venture partners, Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, and American Realty Advisors, a provider of commercial real estate investment management services for institutional investors, are pleased to announce the sale of Hayward 92...

Molly McShane Named President of NAIOP Chicago

Molly McShane Named President of NAIOP Chicago

Molly McShane of Conor Commercial Real Estate, has begun her service as NAIOP’s first woman President for the 2018 term. NAIOP is a commercial real estate development association and is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in...

Park 12 Hundred Tech Center Groundbreaking

Park 12 Hundred Tech Center Groundbreaking

Conor Commercial Real Estate, a national real estate developer and member of The McShane Companies, and its partner, WHI Real Estate Partners L.P., have broken ground on their latest venture, Park 12 Hundred Tech Center. Located halfway between Denver and Boulder in the City of Westminster, Colorado, the project incorporates 324,000 square feet of new Class A industrial space slated for occupancy in early Second Quarter 2018.

AMS Build-to-Suit Completion

AMS Build-to-Suit Completion

Brian Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, a national real estate developer and member of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce that the 145,200-square-foot build-to-suit for AMS Mechanical Systems, Inc. (AMS) has been delivered within the firm’s successful Union Pointe industrial business park.

Corona Crossroads

Corona Crossroads

John A. Dobrott, President of the Industrial Division at Conor Commercial Real Estate, a national real estate developer and member of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce the completion of Corona Crossroads Business Park.

Doerr Lane Completion

Doerr Lane Completion

Conor Commercial Real Estate, a national real estate developer and member of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce the completion of Doerr Lane Industrial Park, a 213,864-square-foot speculative cross-dock industrial building in Schertz, Texas, a growing northeast submarket of San Antonio.

Black Horse & Trane U.S. Leases

Black Horse & Trane U.S. Leases

Brian P. Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce that two long-term lease transactions were recently finalized with Black Horse Carriers and Trane U.S. Inc. at the developer’s new 70-acre Fountain Square Commerce Center industrial business park.

Tire Universe Lease

Tire Universe Lease

Joint venture partners Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, and USAA Real Estate Company are pleased to announce that Tire Universe has executed a substantial long-term lease of 42,430 square feet at its Gateway Southwest Industrial Park development in Missouri City, Texas, a southwest suburb of Houston.

ULI Honors Jim McShane

ULI Honors Jim McShane

James “Jim” McShane, CEO, The McShane Companies, will be honored this evening, December 1, 2016 at the Twenty-Second Annual ULI Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner. The Urban Land Institute’s Chicago District Council (ULI Chicago) annually recognizes an industry leader who has had significant influence in the growth and development of Chicago’s real estate community, as well as pursues positive civic, charitable, and philanthropic endeavors.

Northwest Pointe II Completion

Northwest Pointe II Completion

Brian P. Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, a national real estate developer and member of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce the delivery of Northwest Pointe II and purchase of a 20.5-acre site directly adjacent to the recently completed development.

Headquarters Office Move

Headquarters Office Move

James A. McShane, Chief Executive Officer of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce that the firm has relocated its corporate headquarters to the O’Hare Gateway office complex in Rosemont, Illinois. The integrated national real estate development firm and its design/build construction company now occupy the entire second floor of the Class A office facility situated in the heart of Rosemont’s popular business and entertainment district.

AZ|60 Completion

AZ|60 Completion

Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, and Globe Corporation, are pleased to announce that the construction of AZ|60 is complete and is ready for immediate occupancy.

Fountain Square Completion

Fountain Square Completion

Brian P. Quigley, Executive Vice President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce that Fountain Square Commerce Center is completed and ready for occupancy. The 70-acre, Class A multi-building industrial business park is situated within the premier I-55 corridor at Remington Boulevard and South Schmidt Road in Bolingbrook, Illinois. The well-positioned development offers direct access to the full I-55 interchange at I-55 and Route 53 and is in close proximity to the I-355 interchange.

Park 12 Hundred Tech Center Groundbreaking

Park 12 Hundred Tech Center

Conor Commercial Real Estate, a national real estate developer and member of The McShane Companies, and WHI Real Estate Partners L.P., are pleased to announce the acquisition of a prominent 26-acre infill parcel for the development of Park 12 Hundred Tech Center, a 324,000-square-foot planned industrial project. Located within the Park 12 Hundred mixed-use business park in Westminster, Colorado, the site currently serves as three underutilized parking lots that will be redeveloped into four modern and highly functional Class A buildings meeting the needs of today’s industrial users.

Galante Joins McShane

Galante Joins McShane

James A. McShane, Chief Executive Officer of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce that Bob Galante, CPA, has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Galante offices at the firm’s Rosemont, Illinois headquarters and has assumed his role of managing its finances on a national basis.

AMS Build-to-Suit Announced

AMS Build-to-Suit Announced

Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce the development of the 145,200-square-foot build-to-suit on behalf of AMS Mechanical Systems, Inc. The new facility represents the latest development at the highly-successful Union Pointe industrial business park located at the northeast quadrant of I-355 and I-55 in south suburban Woodridge, Illinois.

Woodview LEED Certification

Woodview LEED Certification

The co-development team of Conor Commercial Real Estate, a national real estate development firm and a member of The McShane Companies, and Ravine Park Partners (RPP), a Jeff Annenberg and Greg Moyer company, is proud to announce that the recently completed Woodview Apartments has received LEED Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The new 248-unit luxury residential development, which is currently leasing, is situated at Deerfield Road and Interstate 94 in Deerfield, Illinois.

Gateway Southwest – Phase I

Gateway Southwest – Phase I

Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, and joint venture partner, USAA Real Estate Company, are pleased to announce the Phase I completion of Gateway Southwest Industrial Park – a multi-building development, strategically located in Missouri City, Texas, a southwest suburb of Houston.

Northwest Pointe II Announced

Northwest Pointe II Announced

David J. Friedman, President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce the development of Northwest Pointe II, a new 385,300-square-foot single- or multi-tenant speculative industrial facility. This well-positioned development, located near the intersection of Galvin and Higgins Roads in Elgin, Illinois, is situated on a 22-acre parcel within Northwest Corporate Park and offers direct access to I-90 via the Randall Road four-way interchange located within 1.5 miles of the property. The premier speculative facility is available for lease or sale with occupancy scheduled for November of 2016.

Quigley Joins Conor Commercial

Quigley Joins Conor Commercial

David J. Friedman, President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce that Brian P. Quigley has joined the corporate office of Conor Commercial as Executive Vice President overseeing the firm’s industrial and office development activities throughout the Midwest Region.

AZ|60 Groundbreaking

AZ|60 Groundbreaking

Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, and joint venture partner, Globe Corporation, are pleased to announce the groundbreaking of AZ|60, a premier 225,000-square-foot industrial development located in Gilbert, Arizona. A kick-off event was held on November 19th marking the official onset of construction of this highly-anticipated speculative project. All attendees were invited to participate in a golf competition by hitting various targets located throughout the sizable 16-acre site for a chance to win a variety of prizes. The event was attended by over 60 brokers gaining significant attention for AZ|60 within the market.

Woodview Apartments Grand Opening

Woodview Apartments Grand Opening

The co-development team of Conor Commercial Real Estate, a national real estate development firm and a member of The McShane Companies, and Ravine Park Partners (RPP), a Jeff Annenberg and Greg Moyer company, is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated grand opening of Woodview Apartments. The new 248-unit luxury residential development is situated at Deerfield Road and Interstate 94 in Deerfield, Illinois, and is accessed via Parkway North Boulevard by both Deerfield Road and Saunders Road. The amenity-rich multi-family property is located within minutes of downtown Deerfield, the Metra Station and an array of nearby retail, restaurants and businesses. Move-in opportunities began in May with over 100 leases signed within the first 100 days.

Fountain Square Launched

Fountain Square Launched

David J. Friedman, President of Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce the launch of Fountain Square Commerce Center – a new 70-acre, Class A multi-building industrial business park. Located within the premier I-55 corridor at Remington Boulevard and South Schmidt Road in Bolingbrook, Illinois, the well-positioned development offers easy access to the full I-55 interchange at I-55 and Route 53 and is in close proximity to the I-355 interchange. Construction is currently underway with delivery scheduled for Summer 2016.