Chris Burns Chris Burns

Duke Realty Corp.’s Southern California portfolio has surpassed 10 million square feet. The firm transitioned into a pure-play industrial REIT this cycle, and started buying industrial assets in Southern California in 2011. Since, the market has exploded into the top industrial market in the country with fervent investor demand. We sat down with Chris Burns, SVP of Duke Realty Corp., for an exclusive interview to talk about the firm’s acquisition strategy and how the market has grown in the last few years.