|Occupation||Owner and principal (tenant representation/commercial real estate)|
|Employer||[[Holly Duran Real Estate Partners, LLC]]|
|Location||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
Holly Duran is the owner and principal of Holly Duran Real Estate Partners, specializing in commercial real estate tenant representation.
Duran has spearheaded lease negotiations for more than 15 million square feet of space, with particular expertise in representing financial services firms. Serving since 1980 as real estate consultant to Chicago Mercantile Exchange and its shareholders, she has negotiated leases for more than two million square feet and continues to coordinate all real estate functions for CME Group, Inc. HDREP functions as CME’S exclusive global real estate advisor.
Duran’s clients also have included McDermott Will & Emery, Goldberg Kohn, Refco, NovaStar Financial, WHITTMANHART, Ubiquity Brands, ED&F Man, Nomura Securities, The American Bottling Company, Ticketmaster, and Rosenthal Collins Group.
Affiliations and Awards
Duran has a number of prestigious recognitions, including the Chicago Food Depository’s “Tenant Representative of the Year Award.” She also is an advocate for Children’s Memorial Hospital and its Children’s Service Board.