Former Duke Realty Associate Ben Struewing Returns to Lead its Columbus Leasing & Development Efforts

Seasoned real estate professional previously worked for the company for 12 years, eight of which were in leasing.

Duke Realty (NYSE: DRE), the largest domestic-only, pure-play logistics property REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) in the United States, announces that Ben Struewing, who previously worked for the company in Columbus, has returned to lead its leasing and development efforts in the market. Struewing has been named Vice President, Leasing and Development, and will oversee all market operations including the leasing of its existing Columbus properties, as well as new development opportunities.

Struewing worked in the Columbus market for 12 years, holding a number of construction-related positions before transferring to leasing. His leasing success earned him several promotions, culminating with his being named Vice President of Leasing in 2009. Since leaving Duke Realty, Struewing was a Senior Vice President for JLL and most recently Executive Vice President – Investments Midwest/Eastern U.S. for Hackman Capital Partners. He is a graduate of Miami University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Finance. Outside of work, Struewing is a coach for Worthington Youth Boosters.

“Ben and the rest of the Columbus team are committed to continuing to provide our clients the highest level of service,” said Ryan O’Leary, Senior Vice President of Duke Realty’s Central Region. “Our best-in-class industrial properties and land for development are in premier logistics locations. These great facilities and land sites, along with our enthusiasm and desire to work with our clients, mean unsurpassed real estate solutions in the market.”

Duke Realty is one of the largest industrial developers and owners in the Columbus area. Over the years, the company has delivered more than 15 million square feet of logistics space primarily at Rickenbacker Global Logistics Park and Park 70 at West Jefferson. The company currently owns and operates 6.2 million square feet of industrial space in the market.

Duke Realty’s Columbus office is located at 6640 Riverside Drive, Suite 320, Dublin, OH 43017. For information about Duke Realty properties or opportunities for development, please call 614.932.6000.

About Duke Realty

Duke Realty Corporation owns and operates approximately 155 million rentable square feet of industrial assets in 20 major U.S. logistics markets. Duke Realty is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol DRE and is a member of the S&P 500. The company maintains a Baa1 rating from Moody’s Investor Service and a BBB+ rating from Standard & Poor’s Financial Services. More information about Duke Realty Corporation is available at Duke Realty also can be followed on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.

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