Thomas Duke is a full service commercial real estate firm - supporting property owners, investors, and tenants in Southeast Michigan for over 40 years.
We provide the premium services of a global firm, with the personal experience only a smaller firm can provide. With five generations of commercial property experience, Thomas Duke has earned its place as a regional leader in commercial real estate.
Great-grandson of the immigrant Thomas, this Thomas Duke plunged into business independently and singlehandedly, having seen in his elders the value of learning from the ground up.
March 20, 2020
Due to COVID-19, Thomas Duke Company has implemented an opt-in work-from-home policy to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. TDCo colleagues will work remotely or may choose to come into the office to work...
March 4, 2020
To passersby, housing developments can seem to spring up quickly, efficiently. Those behind the scenes know that acquiring and developing the land for new homes is a complex process that requires a host of skills....
In the 1880s a young Thomas Duke left Nova Scotia for Detroit, tools in hand. He set about using them to construct commercial buildings, like the Detroit Sanitarium, in a city fast expanding with new manufacturing and business.
His son George left grade school to work with cement crews. Later he expanded his skills and began constructing not only commercial buildings but also hundreds of semi-custom homes from Detroit to Ypsilanti, before the depression and following World War II.