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First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. is a leading owner, operator, and developer of industrial real estate with a track record of providing industry leading customer service to multi-national corporations and regional customers. Across major markets in the United States, the company manages, leases, buys and (re)develops bulk and regional distribution centers, and light industrial facility types.
  • 7/27/2020

    Names to Note: July/August 2020

    People making news in the REIT and publicly traded real estate industry.

  • REIT CEOs Discuss the Importance of Crisis Communications on Nareit IR Symposium Panel

    Four REIT leaders detailed their approach to communications with key stakeholders as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded.

  • Speakers Confirmed for 2020 REIT Investor Relations Symposium

    More than 100 REIT investor relations professionals have already registered for the fourth-annual REIT Investor Relations Symposium.

  • 3/11/2019

    First Industrial Realty Trust’s 2018 Year-End Occupancy Hit Record High of 98.5%

    CEO Peter Baccile says investor interest in industrial assets remains “significant.”

  • Nareit’s 2018 Top 10 Content: REIT Magazine Articles

    Take another look at REIT.com’s top 10 REIT magazine articles from 2018.

  • REITs in the Community: LaHood Visits First Industrial Realty Trust

    Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL) met with executives of First Industrial Realty Trust at their headquarters in Chicago. Rep. LaHood, who represents the Springfield area, is the newest member of the House Ways & Means Committee.

  • 3/9/2018

    Peter Baccile on the Golden Age of Industrial Real Estate

    Peter Baccile discusses the recent influx of bankers into REIT management teams, his first year on the job and what he calls the “golden age of industrial real estate.”
     

  • 2/22/2018

    First Industrial Realty CEO Sees Golden Age for Industrial Real Estate

    CEO Peter Baccile says industrial supply chain in a constant state of motion.

     

  • 9/30/2016

    REIT Industry Names to Note

    People making news in the REIT and publicly traded real estate industry.

  • 7/11/2016

    Industrial Real Estate Fundamentals “Never Been Better,” First Industrial Says

    CEO Bruce Duncan says REIT seeing better risk-adjusted returns from development.