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.
Mark excels in the sale of both user and investment properties as well as land. With his background in personal direct marketing, analysis, and research, he provides clients with systematic solutions to their real estate needs.
CCIM, Vice President
Representing some of the most prestigious student-housing management companies, Jim is unmatched by any other broker in the area, leading the market in sales and investment acquisitions of these properties.
Director of Management Solutions
As Director of Management Solutions at the Thomas A. Duke Company, John's main objective is to partner with the investment property owners to develop a customized strategic management plan for each property.
As a Vice President at the Thomas Duke Company, Steve has completed 500-plus transactions totaling more than $350 million. He has extensive experience with all sectors of investment and user property, including retail, office, industrial and vacant land as well as tenant and buyer representation.
August 23, 2019
The elderly owners of a South Lyon shopping center came to the Thomas Duke Company ready to retire from the work of managing multi-tenant investment property. They hired Eric and Mark Szerlag to market their...
August 22, 2019
Why Do Cap Rates Matter?At the Thomas Duke Company, we strive to provide each client with the best information available as we guide a transaction from start to finish. One way we succeed is by...
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.