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Aras, Troy MI   The Challenge: With the help of Compass Commercial, Aras opened a 1,000 s.f. office in Troy, MI in 2014. However, within just a couple of years, Aras needed to double their size, and by 2018 they needed a space for 40 people.   What We Did: Compass needed to identify ... Read More
March 31, 2020Lynn Drake


  This is the Titanic Quarter. It was built as a memorial to the sinking of the Titanic. Do you like the shape of the building?    
March 26, 2020Lynn Drake


  This is the Corinthian Club in Glasgow, Scotland. I don’t think the picture does this club justice. Every view was just as beautiful as the last.    
March 10, 2020Lynn Drake


  This is the Scottish Parliament Building in Edinburgh. The architect used sticks on the building to reflect the countryside of this beautiful nation. It is hard to come across such a unique design without taking a second to look at it. It's so unique, that it's hard to believe this ... Read More
February 25, 2020Lynn Drake


  This building in Detroit is owned by Wayne State. I spent many a day in this building attending the Goldman Sachs Entrepreneur Program.    
February 6, 2020Lynn Drake


  This building was recently for sale in Clawson, MI. The blue brick work gives it a compelling appearance, but when I opened the front door for a showing, there was no floor. Lots of luck to the future buyer.    
January 23, 2020Lynn Drake


  Only in Europe could a bathroom be so small. This one is located in London. The entire floor was a black chalk-like substance. Surprisingly, it wasn’t slippery.    
January 9, 2020Lynn Drake


  2020 has arrived!!!! I hope this new year brings you and your family health and happiness. Last year was Compass Commercial’s most successful year in business. It was an unusually busy time, as I was also awarded the Goldman Sachs Entrepreneurs Scholarship, which kept me busy for the entire summer. Stay ... Read More
January 6, 2020Lynn Drake


The Closing
by Lynn Drake / / Commercial Real Estate
The title company will provide you with many documents for the closing in advance. Have your attorney look over everything to make sure it is all in order before the closing. I always look at the taxes to make sure they have been calculated correctly. Mistakes are easily made, so ... Read More
December 19, 2019Lynn Drake


One of my favorite clients and projects was working with the Girl Scouts when they were relocating their offices in Detroit. We found a 2-story flex brick building that was vacant. The space features a built-in cabin where the girls go for classes. I would rate this as a great ... Read More
December 17, 2019Lynn Drake