Medical Office / General Commercial for Sale: 505 Tyler Road, Ypsilanti

Long-time owner-user medical professional building at 505 Tyler Road, Ypsilanti on high visibility corner of Grove & Tyler. The main building is 1,892 sq.ft., currently built out as doctor office. Attached garage and additional work space. Well maintained. Office space can be easily updated.

For Sale: 2,815 sf, $158,000

Perfect building & location for practicing medical doctor, dentist, chiropractor and other professional practitioners; Architects, engineers and contractors.

Zoning would permit many types of commercial & retail uses.

Great signage and large parking lot.

For more information, contact Tony Caprarese at (734) 904-3521 or

Downtown Retail Space For Lease: 324 S. State, Ann Arbor

Former coffee shop in the center of downtown Ann Arbor, on U of M’s campus. First floor suite. Across from the popular U of M Diag and adjacent to Nickels Arcade.

For Lease: 4,685 sf, $50.00 psf (NNN)

All the equipment is available for new tenant. Includes but is not limited to espresso machines, refrigeration, and tables/chairs. Ideal location with high visibility.

Metered parking available on surrounding streets as well as at nearby municipal lots/structures.

For more information, contact Randy Maas at (734) 222-7525 or or  Mike Giraud at (734) 662-3617 or

When I list my property with a commercial real estate brokerage firm, what sort of marketing services can I expect?

In addition to the actual real estate brokerage, showing and negotiating services; your Commercial Real Estate (CRE) broker will provide marketing services for your lease or sale listing. The variety of services and market range varies from company to company. Because visibility and marketability separate your property from the rest on the market, it is wise to review your options with your broker prior to listing. While these opportunities may look different at each firm, marketing strategies should include three areas of expertise and action.

RELATIONSHIPS: Much of real estate success is based in the relationships within the business community. An audience with the active owners and landlords of the community can bring your property into the limelight. A CRE brokerage house should have relationships with local chambers, business organizations, development councils and participate in community events and networking. Relationships with municipal boards and committees provide answers to the logistical/zoning questions regarding the best location for your business. While you might think of marketing as ad sales and large signs, the value of marketing potential through relationships with clientele and investors can be more effective than any billboard.

DATABASE & MEDIA: CRE brokerage websites should, at a minimum, be designed to offer a personalized property search and a unique property listing page with customized brochures including photos, floor plans and detailed listing information. They might also include daily blog posts of property news and local market information. In addition to a firm’s own website, your property should be listed on local and international property platforms, bringing in leads from all markets.  Ask how email and internet marketing campaigns are customized to highlight your listing. And finally, review the firm’s social media posts to ensure that posts are current and relevant.

PRINT: Print marketing comes in different forms including custom signs with QR coding technology, custom brochures, and targeted snail mail campaigns if it is determined to be advantageous for the listing and the demographic.

While each CRE firm offers different services, it is imperative to understand their marketing strategies in order to be confident in the exposure and market placement of your sale or lease listing. – Swisher Commercial Marketing Team

To view the marketing services provided by Swisher Commercial, CLICK HERE.

Why should I hire a commercial broker to find my office/industrial/retail space as opposed to the residential agent that found my new house? They’re all realtors, aren’t they?

On the surface it may seem that residential and commercial real estate are similar and can be handled by any licensed Realtor, but in fact, they are vastly different. To assume that your residential broker could also provide you with commercial real estate opportunities would be similar to asking an orthopedic doctor to do heart surgery…not wise. Specialization and knowledge are critical.

Consider, “What are your future business needs and how can real estate serve those goals? versus “What is your family looking for in a home and neighborhood community?”

 · Commercial agents have current market knowledge and have built relationships with local commercial property landlords and municipalities that can span a decade or longer; just as residential agents know their local sales history and current inventory of houses. These are two different markets and there is little crossover.

· Your commercial realtor will know that commercial property listings are not maintained in just one place and while your local residential MLS system may provide the homes for sale in your area, it will not have thorough coverage of the commercial real estate available. Contacting your commercial real estate broker will give you a glimpse of both on and off-market opportunities for your business using commercial search databases.

· A commercial sales contract differs from a residential property lease or purchase agreement. A commercial realtor will be well versed and understand the critical differences of the buyer, seller, landlord or tenant’s investment. Issues such as CAM (Common Area Maintenance) and  Lease type (NNN, modified gross or full service) can be explained by your commercial broker. Other factors, including but not limited to, zoning use, parking information, property visibility, floor plan, power capability, and data access for specific use. Property or suite improvements (referred to as Tenant Improvements – TI’s) may be needed and should be included in the lease. 

Commercial real estate needs are best handled by commercial brokers with the specialty knowledge and local market connections. While residential brokers can help you find the right neighborhood and pick out a home with the perfect backyard, don’t forget that your future business should be in the hands of a commercial broker. – Charlie Koenn, Associate Broker

Residential Vacant Lots for Sale: 0 Dexter-Chelsea & Steinbach, Dexter

Estate size parcels between Dexter and Chelsea in rural Lima Township ranging from 5 to 30 acres. Just minutes to Dexter and Ann Arbor. Beautiful country setting teeming with wildlife- turkey, deer, waterfowl, cranes, coyotes, small game. Gently rolling and open vacant land. Dexter schools.
Driveway permits, perks and land divisions approved.

For Sale:

LOT 4: 5.31 Acres, natural gas available, paved road

LOT 7: 15.06 Acres, no natural gas

LOT 8: 15.06 Acres, no natural gas, potential pond site

LOTS 7 + 8 COMBINED: 30.12 Acres, no natural gas, potential pond site

Members of ownership entity are licensed Realtors® in the State of Michigan.

For more information, contact Charlie Koenn at (734) 926-0230 or

Industrial Warehouse Space for Lease: 251 Jackson Plaza, Ann Arbor

Affordable office space on Ann Arbor’s West side in multi-tenant building. Located just off Jackson Road Blvd and Wagner on West side of Ann Arbor near shopping and restaurants. Easy access to I-94 and M-14/US-23.

For Lease:

Suite B: 3,200 sf, $9.00 psf (plus utilities)

Suite K: 3,680 sf, $9.00 psf (plus utilities)

Updated building has 9 suites total with mix of shop and office. Suite K  and Suite B are contiguous and can be rented together for total of 6,880 sf. Both suites have AC, updated LED lighting, updated lavs, overhead doors. Located in Jackson Road corridor on west side of Ann Arbor with easy access to I-94 and M-14, US 23. Located near many shops, restaurants and service stores and minutes to downtown Ann Arbor.

For more information, contact Charlie Koenn at (734) 926-0230 or

Building relationships…property showings with care!

Swisher Commercial is happy to announce that in-person property showings are back on the calendar! In support of a healthy community, we are introducing new showing procedures to protect our clients and brokers while conducting business and exploring commercial real estate opportunities together.

  • Showings are limited to four attendees total, including showing brokers.
  • All attendees will be required to wear a face mask.
  • Subject properties will be prepared for contactless showing, doors will be open and lights on. Gloves will be offered to clients as a courtesy.
  • No handshakes or contact is allowed.
  • Marketing materials will be provided virtually prior to the showing, or upon request post-showing.

Swisher Commercial’s brokers will keep our clients informed and prepared to tour in order to assure that our clients’ safety is a priority. Property showings with care! For more information, reach out to our office at (734)663-0501 or