This excerpt taken from the DRE 8-K filed Jul 22, 2009.
Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Board of Directors
Duke Realty Corporation:
We consent to incorporation by reference in the registration statements No. 333-136173, No. 333-140796, No. 333-128132, No. 333-62381, No. 333-66919, No. 333-26833, No. 333-82063, No. 333-44858, No. 333-51344, No. 333-108556, No. 333-120492, No. 333-155780, No. 333-155972 and No. 333-70678 on Form S-3, No. 333-77645 on Form S-4 and No. 333-124364, No. 333-82061, No. 333-59508, No. 333-35162, No. 333-42513, No. 333-113907 and No. 333-128133 on Form S-8 of Duke Realty Corporation of our report dated February 25, 2009, except as to notes 1, 2, 3, 7, 8 and 9, which are as of July 22, 2009, with respect to the consolidated balance sheets of Duke Realty Corporation and Subsidiaries as of December 31, 2008 and 2007, and the related consolidated statements of operations, cash flows, and changes in equity for each of the years in the three-year period ended December 31, 2008, the related financial statement schedule III and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting as of December 31, 2008, which report appears in the current report on Form 8-K of Duke Realty Corporation dated July 22, 2009.
Our report refers to the retrospective application of Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Staff Position No. APB 14-1, Accounting for Convertible Debt Instruments That May Be Settled in Cash upon Conversion (Including Partial Cash Settlement), FASB No. 160, Noncontrolling Interests in Consolidated Financial Statements, an amendment of ARB No. 51, and FASB Staff Position No. EITF 03-6-1, Determining Whether Instruments Granted in Share-Based Payment Transactions are Participating Securities, which all became effective on January 1, 2009.
/s/ KPMG LLP
July 22, 2009