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.
Centrally located in the heart of Metro Detroit's Automotive Epicenter, 2500 E. 9 Mile Road is comprised of two buildings totaling 259,959 sf on over 49 acres of land in Warren, Michigan. Building 1 is a 209,959 sf Flex Industrial/Office building; Building 2 features a 50,000 sf Warehouse with 24' ceilings. Only one and a half miles from two major interstates (I-75 and I-696), this well located property makes for an outstanding headquarters for any automotive company, major supplier or other industrial businesses wanting to establish themselves in Metro Detroit's revitalized industrial market.
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.
September 15, 2020
Sell a distressed asset in the middle of a global pandemic. That sounds difficult, if not downright foolish, right? But Andrew Battersby and his client proved it to be exactly otherwise. The owner of the...
August 26, 2020
When the owner of a multi-tenant building in Livonia asked Steve Valli to sell the property, Steve took a deep breath. Twice before he’d been asked to sell the building, and both times, odd, out-of-the...
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.