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.
Designed as a sensible and sophisticated alternative to a competitive office market, the 37000 Grand River Office Building has been continuously updated to progress with workplace demands. Its architecture is complemented by modern and youthful improvements. It delivers style, accessibility, comfort and amenities necessary for forward-thinking businesses and their employees.
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.
October 14, 2019
We did it again! Two buildings closed simultaneously in a quick close cash deal. The properties located at 31324 and 31330 Schoolcraft Rd in Livonia Michigan were a testament to profound market-tied relationships and fine-tuned...
October 14, 2019
You’ll never find anything where I want to be.” The man calling was a frustrated funeral home director who wanted to build a new facility in western Livonia, but there weren’t any sites left which...
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.