Martin Commercial Properties have been industry leaders in Michigan commercial real estate for over 50 years. We know how to build something great. Whether your space is meant for office, retail, or industrial use, we can bring your vision to life.
Martin Property Development provides project management services for building owners and tenants of commercial real estate. The overall process of completing a successful project is considerably more complex than just hiring a general contractor; that’s where we come in. Martin Property Development acts as the client advocate, managing the entire process from project inception through completion. Through lasting relationships and an intelligent, experienced staff, we work hard to assemble the most qualified team to deliver the best product on time and on budget.
Martin Property Development provides build-to-suit and redevelopment services as the owner’s representative. Our clients range from investors to users of commercial real estate, alike. We utilize a unique client advocate approach toward the development or redevelopment of commercial real estate to make the entire process easier and more efficient for our clients.
Build-to-suit or redevelopment real estate solutions can dramatically impact each client’s bottom line by matching with its projected business growth, while also improving employee morale and productivity. The success of a build-to-suit or redevelopment project starts well in advance of the physical construction, in the planning phase. The planning phase can be a fraction of the overall project cost, but is where the majority of project decisions and potential mistakes are made. This is where we come in.</>
We specialize in pre-development services, driving value for our clients by establishing clear project objectives for scope and budget well before construction starts. By asking our clients the right questions from the onset, we can understand our clients’ goals, thus avoiding potential costly mistakes. Through strong leadership, diverse operating platforms, extensive market knowledge and experience, we add value in every stage of the development process.
Optimizing design, mitigating costs, and managing risks throughout construction.
Ranging from construction management to development consulting and implementation, emphasizing capital planning; value engineering and cost mitigation; design optimization; risk management; environmental management; permitting and entitlement; quality control; and job close-out.
Martin Property Development specializes in the coordination of tenant improvement and construction projects for commercial property owners and managers, individual tenants, and corporate facilities managers. We are dedicated to efficiently and cost-effectively organizing the tenant improvement and construction processes, ensuring outstanding craftsmanship with accountability to project budget
Our Property Development Team
Van W. Martin
President and Chief Executive Officer
Director of Project Management
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Since 1962, Martin Commercial Properties continues to be one of the premier commercial real estate companies in Michigan. We offer a complete range of commercial real estate services, whether you are looking to buy, sell, or lease a property.
Hear what others have to say about working with Martin Commercial Properties.
Peter CronkAttorney, Plunkett & Cooney
“In my experience with multiple receivers, [Martin Commercial Properties] is without reservation one of the best.”
Dennis BlueVice-President, Director of Corporate Support Services, Jackson National Life Insurance Company
“Our goal was to streamline our L.A. office, becoming more efficient while still providing a Class A environment for our employees. Pacific Corporate Towers can not only fit all Jackson’s current requirements but will accommodate our future needs as well. The [Martin Commercial] team was once again instrumental in helping us through the site selection and negotiation processes.”
Keith GrangerCEO, Granger Container Service
“If [Martin Commercial Properties] didn’t deliver such excellent services, you wouldn’t have multiple generations of Grangers seeking them out.”
Doug JohnsPark Place Office Park
“[Martin Commercial] has secured several quality firms to add to our roster of tenants at Park Place and effectively guided us through the negotiation of each transaction.”
Nancy McKeagueSenior Corporate Vice President, Michigan Housing Association
“Expanding our headquarters office and relocating to the east side submarket was a significant move for MHA, and [Martin Commercial Properties] was there to guide us through every step of the way. Through site selection, acquisition and lease negotiations, they were a responsive and trusted advisor for MHA.”
Art BaryamesPresident, Baryames Cleaners
“I always know that [Martin Commercial Properties] is representing my interests, looking out for me and doing the best for my company.”
“You can’t have a better [company] in your corner when you are doing a deal.”
Jeff Harrold(Former) Chairman & CEO, Auto-Owners Insurance Company
“[Martin Commercial Properties] ability to find space where we need it and when we need it is key. We have great confidence in what they do and they have served us well over the years.”
Pat ShaferPlanet Fitness Franchisee
“When I was ready to expand my operations, I knew my trust in [Martin] was well placed.”
Patrick GillespiePresident, Gillespie Group
“The professionals at [Martin Commercial Properties] embrace a multi-media and specialty teaming approach to property marketing, reaching a wide audience of potential tenants. They were the clear choice for augmenting our team at East End, in Midland, MI.”
Pete HinzCFO, Wickens Group
“It was the right time to expand our long -term relationship with [Martin Commercial Properties] by hiring them to handle property management of our investment portfolio.”
Scott Van WagenenPresident, Manitou Pontoon Boats
“We appreciate Julie with [Martin Commercial Properties]… for assisting us in finding
a place to relocate so we could stay in the area. With the new improvements, the property will be perfect for us to continue production in the Lansing-area for years to come.”
Tim DamanPresident and CEO, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
“Martin Commercial Properties plays a significant role in helping organizations big and small meet their real estate needs.”
Stephen WickensPresident, Wickens Management, Inc.
“We use them exclusively for everything in the area. The range of service the Martin Commercial Properties team delivers to our business is very beneficial.”
Ron BojiPresident, Boji Group LLC
“A lot of my success was because of the assistance provided by [Martin Commercial Properties]. I was inspired by their company’s culture and the morals, ethics, and fair transactions that formed the foundation of their business.”
Dave JessupWalter Neller Enterprises
“[Martin Commercial Properties] is one of the best real estate management companies and has such high-quality teams.”
Mark ClouseGeneral Counsel and Chief Financial Officer, Eyde Companies
“Van and his team are Lansing mainstays that know the market well.”
Jeff Harrold(Former) Chairman & CEO, Auto-Owners Insurance Inc.
“Their ability to find space where we need it and when we need it is key. We have great confidence in what they do and they have served us well over the years.”
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Whether you're buying, leasing, selling, developing property, or looking for a smart investment opportunity, Martin Commercial Properties can deliver results. Contact us today for guidance from a seasoned commercial real estate professional.