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A True Story of Value Add and its Rewards Part 3: The Deal.


Once we had created tremendous new value and interest in a once-obsolete building, it was time to close the big deal for our client. With his insider knowledge of this business corridor and community, ...

Service From A to S


Sound, successful real estate service requires a whole alphabet of expertise. Start with Acquisition expertise. Thanks to the Thomas Duke Company’s many relationships with lenders, during the recession we learned of a bank-owned foreclosure ...

A True Story of Value Add and its Rewards Part 2 – Repositioning


With the acquisition complete, it was time for the Thomas Duke Company to add value. Imagine what we started with: heavily partitioned offices with tiny, dark-tinted ribbon windows near the ceiling of each, water ...

A True Story of Value Add and its Rewards


Transformation is rarely quick and easy. The process is full of challenges and risks. But with perseverance—and, in this case, expert help—the end result more than rewards the trouble. Recently an investor in California ...

Keep Calm and Close the Deal


Everything that could go wrong did go wrong. Except the ending. When the out-of-state owners of the 17,064 SF building at 339 S. Main Street in Rochester wanted to sell, they interviewed local brokerage ...

The Right Team for the Job


The Thomas Duke Company successfully leased 50409 Independence Street in Canton, Michigan, adding Goldwater Bank and The Village Pharmacy to the existing Coldstone Creamery, The Village Grocery, and more.   After years of vacancy, ...

Two Questions and a Few Answers


The apartment market is booming! Two questions apartment owners commonly ask are: When is the right time to sell? How do I get the most for my property? To answer the first question you ...

Polished and Prepared


Sometimes gems need a little refining before their value is apparent. That’s when a professional’s eye and expertise are essential to making a sale. When the owner of the Glassworks glass-blowing studio approached Steven ...

RE/MAX Enlists the Help of Adam Reid for Westland Office


Excited to open the area’s first RE/MAX franchise, the new owners wanted offices on Westland’s main business corridor. They saw a lack of suitable availability. They saw that what was available was over their ...

One-Stop Shop


The Catholic Kolping Society of Detroit knew the meeting hall they wanted to sell was a mixed blessing. Its large parking lot made it a rare commodity along the Nautical Mile in St. Clair ...