“Exclusively Representing Tenants and Buyers of Commercial Real Estate”


In 2017, my husband and I visited New Zealand, and it is now on my top 5 favorite locations I’ve visited in my life. What I didn’t expect to find there was the creative reuse of buildings. My favorite was a former sheep sheering building just outside of Queenstown. What ... Read More
December 10, 2019Lynn Drake
2019 blog buy or lease


Title Work
by Lynn Drake / / Commercial Real Estate
A title company researches the property to determine if there are any liens on a property, determine the true owner of the property, and provide insurance to a buyer, seller, or lender against claims over ownership. The title company can identify a host of issues with the property. A tax lien ... Read More
December 5, 2019Lynn Drake


There are new recreational areas and play structures going up all over Detroit.
December 3, 2019Lynn Drake


Once the purchase agreement is finished, you have a lot of work ahead of you. If you put together the calendar as discussed above, make sure all the dates entered on your calendar are met. If an item can’t be completed within the agreed upon time frame, send the notice ... Read More
November 19, 2019Lynn Drake


One of the most difficult structures ever built. To learn more about this fascinating complex follow this link: https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/our-story.html Did you know that the exterior is covered with mosaic tiles that are intricately and intentionally faced in different directions so that they are self-cleaning? Interior pictures of the Opera House are below ... Read More
November 12, 2019Lynn Drake


Once the Purchase Agreement is signed by both parties, the only way to cancel it is if the seller agrees out of the kindness of their heart or if one of the contingencies isn’t met. For instance, if the building doesn’t appraise appropriately, and you can’t get a mortgage, you ... Read More
November 7, 2019Lynn Drake


Joseph Campau Greenway is part of Detroit's 5 year plan.
November 5, 2019Lynn Drake


Once the terms of the letter of intent are agreed to and signed off on by both parties, you will have determined how many days to give the attorneys to prepare an acceptable purchase agreement. I usually ask my clients to have their attorneys prepare the purchase agreement, because then ... Read More
October 24, 2019Lynn Drake


This is a unique mobile home used for a coffee shop.
October 23, 2019Lynn Drake


This area suffered a massive earthquake over 10 years ago. Prior to the earthquake, there were no zoning ordinances in this community. After the earthquake, the city realized they had a unique opportunity to re-shape their environment. The following are examples of one of the public spaces added for the ... Read More
October 22, 2019Lynn Drake