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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

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Plante Moran Cresa helps Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority improve its capital program performance
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority manages approximately $35 million in construction projects per year and plans to increase capacity to $75 million per year.
Case Study June 03, 2017 2 min read
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Beaumont Health engages Plante Moran Cresa as owner's representative for $160 million master facility plan
In 2011, Botsford Hospital engaged Plante Moran Cresa to spearhead the creation of a master facility plan to expand, improve, and update the hospital's operational systems and technology. Now part of Beaumont Health, the hospital leverages our healthcare experience to oversee implementation.
Case Study May 31, 2017 1 min read

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Optimizing your approach to corporate real estate

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6 things to consider before converting to an open office design

Adapting your office space into an "office of the future" format usually means leveraging an open office design to save money on real estate costs and improve staff collaboration. Before you convert, there are six pros and cons to consider.

Robert Stempien Plante Moran Cresa
Article January 05, 2018 4 min read
Does your office space attract and retain staff?
Ryan Mollen Plante Moran Cresa
Article December 21, 2017 3 min read
Q3 2017 Metro Detroit Corporate Office and Industrial Real Estate Market Summary
Rick Pifer Plante Moran Cresa
Article Q3 2017 10 min read
Metro Detroit real estate markets outpace other Midwest cities
Ron Gantner Plante Moran Cresa
Article Q2 2017 15+ mins read

Our Thinking

  • 6 things to consider before converting to an open office design

    Adapting your office space into an "office of the future" format usually means leveraging an open office design to save money on real estate costs and improve staff collaboration. Before you convert, there are six pros and cons to consider.

    Robert Stempien Plante Moran Cresa Alicia Washeleski Plante Moran Cresa
    Article January 05, 2018 4 min read
    Open office with many workers collaborating
  • Does your office space attract and retain staff?

    It takes more than a Keurig and some bean bag chairs to make your office space appeal to current and future staff. Here's how to tell if your office space aligns with your goals for attracting and retaining staff.

    Ryan Mollen Plante Moran Cresa
    Article December 21, 2017 3 min read
    Modern office interior with variety of seating arrangements, modern finishes, and young staff
  • Q3 2017 Metro Detroit Corporate Office and Industrial Real Estate Market Summary

    Download our brief yet comprehensive reports to learn what you need to know about the corporate office and industrial real estate markets in the Metro Detroit area.

    Rick Pifer Plante Moran Cresa Brandon M. Podolski Plante Moran Cresa
    Article Q3 2017 10 min read
    View of building in Detroit, Michigan, from the ground up
  • Detroit's Little Caesars Arena celebrates ribbon cutting

    The Little Caesars Arena's ribbon cutting marks the opening of the $863 million facility that will be home to the Detroit Red Wings and Pistons and a centerpiece of the 50-block District Detroit.

    Bill Lichwalla Plante Moran Cresa
    Article September 08, 2017 1 min read
    Aerial view of Detroit
  • Five ways smart companies maintain growth and profitability
    Savvy business owners and executives consistently push to maximize growth, profitability, and value – in any economy. These strategies help you leverage upcycles, weather downturns, and achieve your growth and value targets.
    Tim Weed Daron Gifford Dennis Bagley Ron Gantner Plante Moran Cresa Phil Gilbert
    Article June 14, 2017 16 min read
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  • Four strategies for successful capital planning
    A successful capital plan ensures your school district can accurately and effectively support the ever-changing fabric of education.
    Paul Wills Plante Moran Cresa
    Article March 03, 2017 3 min read
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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.