Category: Brokers



How to Start a New Business

 Many people wonder how to start a new business. The truth is, it's not as complicated as you may think. All it takes is some hard work, and getting the licenses for the business. Then, you're ready to get started. In this series, I'm going to show you how to ... Read More
September 16, 2020Lynn Drake


How do you hire a commercial real estate agent?Thank you for your requesting your copy of "How to Hire a Commercial Realtor." Click on the link to access the article.If we can help you in any way, feel free to contact us by email at [email protected] or by phone at 248-817-5400.  
June 18, 2018Lynn Drake



Space Calculator

Wondering how much office space you really need?They say, “Time is Money” - but in commercial real estate, Space is Money, too. Our Space Calculator helps you understand how much space you really do (or don’t) need.  
March 23, 2018Lynn Drake



Like Boxing in the Dark

Ever feel like you're boxing in the dark when you're trying to figure out the real costs of the office space you rent?Because different types of real estate charge differently for space, it can be a challenge!Generally, retail or industrial buildings charge a base rent plus taxes, maintenance, and utilities.  ... Read More
November 30, 2017Lynn Drake


I always enjoy showing our clients potential space for their offices. I find it interesting to see space through their eyes, rather than my own. I may think a particular space is great, they may not see it working for them at all.One of the biggest differences between residential and ... Read More
July 20, 2017Lynn Drake


Are you Wondering the Same Thing About Empty Commercial Space?If I had a nickel for every time I’ve been asked this question, I’d be rich by now. Time after time, people ask me: why won’t the landlord reduce the rent of an empty building? It would stand to reason that ... Read More
February 28, 2017Lynn Drake


Now that the economy has improved we are seeing our clients interested in buying buildings again.  I recently heard about a woman who wanted to open a coffee shop so she went to the bank first to get a loan to buy the building. Just because a building is for sale on ... Read More
November 21, 2016Lynn Drake


Do you have an office lease expiring soon or do you want to open a new office in Detroit or Troy, MI market?  Having an idea of the market rates will help you with planning.  If you are interested in finding out the rental rates please send us an email ... Read More
November 7, 2016Lynn Drake


Is your rent above market? Is the space too large or too small? Do you know when the lease expires? Does your real estate agent represent your firm or the Landlord? If you don’t know the answers to these questions, Call Compass Commercial 248 817-5400 so we can watch out for your firm! At Compass Commercial, LLC - ... Read More
October 30, 2016Lynn Drake


What would happen if you hired a professional tenant Representative to help you with your commercial real estate needs?  You could relax as we handle all of the details, freeing you from the  hassle of hours on the phone and dealing with paperwork Know that every detail of the transaction will ... Read More
September 26, 2016Lynn Drake