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.
November 19, 2020
One apartment building. Three different investors. All three thought they’d made a smart investment, but each was surprised at how smart! When Dave Tesch sold a 5-unit apartment property in Clinton Township for him in...
November 2, 2020
During the first few months of 2020, we began conceptualizing a new cafe for our Liberty Center building in Troy. Because the previous operator we had wasn’t offering the fresh and healthy foods we wanted...
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.