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Commercial Real Estate Advisors

As an independent commercial real estate consulting firm affiliated with Plante Moran, Plante Moran Cresa serves the unique facility and real estate needs of corporate business, manufacturing, education, municipal, healthcare, senior living, and faith-based clients.

Whether you're leasing, buying, or building commercial space, our experienced, multidisciplinary teams will focus solely on reaching your goals. Because we do not represent buildings, landlords, or design and construction vendors, you can be sure we're always 100% on your side, conflict-free and invested in your success.

Best of all, our commercial real estate brokers and construction project managers integrate with your organization in whatever way makes the most sense. We’ll help you successfully navigate a single initiative or act as a fully integrated real estate department for hire.

If you're considering your next commercial lease, building acquisition, or capital project, let’s start a conversation today.

Our Work

Photo of Birmingham Public Schools MI Auditorium Exterior Entrance, a major project during the 2015 Bond Program with owner's representative Plante Moran Cresa
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School district’s bond program improves school security, infrastructure, & technology
With funds from the 2015 bond program, Birmingham Public Schools made improvements to security and addressed critical infrastructure needs.
Andrew Fountain Plante Moran Cresa
Case Study 2015–ongoing 2 min read
Photo of GRPS Southwest Side High School Entrance, a capital project completed as part of the 2015 $175 million bond program with help from K12 owner's representative Plante Moran Cresa
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Grand Rapids Public Schools partners with owner’s representative to build new high school
Grand Rapids Public Schools builds state-of-the-art educational institution with owner’s representative Plante Moran Cresa, serving students and community members as a space for collaboration.
Brian Weber Plante Moran Cresa
Case Study 2019–2020 2 min read

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Our clients say

We want to thank Plante Moran Cresa for being a great client partner as we work together on the rebirth of a great American City. We can't wait to see all the excitement that is generated at the new District Detroit.

Tom Wilson President & CEO, Olympia Entertainment

Working With Us

Plante Moran Cresa is a multidisciplinary team of more than 80 real estate professionals affiliated both with Plante Moran and Cresa, a national tenant representation firm that oversees approximately 50 million square feet of real estate transactions every year. Our team includes architects, engineers, construction experts, project managers, real estate professionals, CPAs, and attorneys.

Our clients range from multibillion-dollar international companies to local operations with a single office. No matter what size real estate project, we represent our clients exclusively and offer truly unbiased advocacy built upon a culture of service and integrity.

Before you make a move or put a shovel in the ground, let our team uncover every real estate opportunity. Let’s start a conversation today.