Assisting DSM Engineering In Finding New A New HQ

  • DSM Engineering Plastics
  • 31,000 sq. ft.
Cresa Office

client objectives and results

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Client Objectives

  • Determining the right location for a new corporate headquarters among the limited options of quality industrial real estate available in Michigan that was still in close proximity to their current location.
  • Finding a space that was large enough, and flexible enough, to accommodate the company’s headquarters, customer service center, and technical center.


  • Cresa Detroit used its network of resources to discover every promising building in Birmingham, Troy, Royal Oak, and the surrounding areas.
  • A systematic search guided by the team’s extensive market knowledge and understanding of the client’s needs, discovered multiple viable locations.
  • After a thoroughly investigating the options, they chose the Columbia Center IV, a 31,000-square-foot, Class A building in Troy, Michigan. Where Cresa Detroit helped negotiate a favorable long-term lease.
  • DSM Engineering Plastics’ new headquarters is a sustainable, appealingly work environment that is perfect for attracting new talent and encouraging a great atmosphere.