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Randall Book | Colliers | Detroit

Randall Book

Executive Vice President

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Professional Summary

Randy Book, EVP with Colliers International is the market leader for high-profile real estate transactions and development projects in Greater Detroit > and for global clients executing multi-state projects and projects abroad.

Randy has been in the commercial real estate sector for over 30 Years! And he has continued the Book-Cadillac Family’s legacy of excellence and its long heritage of real estate development in Detroit. Throughout his career Randy focused on creating long-term relationships with clients. Randy’s drive to help his clients has proven successful for him as he manages diverse transactions on behalf of clients, ranging from complicated lease renewals to site selection and negotiations for build-to-suit projects. Randy’s focus over the last several years has been to bring new businesses to the state of Michigan and he has traveled to Europe, Korea, Dubai, Indonesia, and China to procure and develop these relationships.

Randy works with a team of real estate professionals consisting of Patrich Jett, Audrey Correa, Todd Griffin, Brittany Cappoferri, Scott Latham; along with the Colliers Tenant Advisory Council (TAC) and platform of over 16,000+ professionals, in 550+ offices, in 65+ countries. Together they represent corporate clients to implement their global real estate objectives with a focus on multi-market tenant representation and corporate transaction management.

These services include multi-market: Site Selection and Incentives; Built-to-Suit Projects; Project Management Services; Institutional Investment Sales; M&A Services including Sale-Leasebacks and Lease Restructuring; Tenant Representation; Commercial Brokerage for Property Acquisitions (Lease and Purchase) and Dispositions (For Sale); and Corporate Account Management / Portfolio Optimization (including Lease Administration).

In 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021, Colliers International awarded Randy and his team numerous awards including the: Everest Award as a Top 5 Broker in Detroit; Top Outgoing Referral; Top Office Transaction; Top Land Deal; and Top Retail Transaction. Randy has also been recognized by DBusiness Magazine - Detroit 500, a comprehensive list of the most powerful executives across metro Detroit and Michigan.

Randy lives in Novi, MI with his wife Marlene. In his spare time, he enjoys walking in Island Lake, swimming at the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC), mentoring young entrepreneurs, meditation retreats, and spending time with his grandchildren. Randy also donates his time to various charities and organizations, such as Gilda’s Club and 100 Businesses That Care.

Please contact him at +1 (248) 330-8281 or to discuss your next project.


  • UM/ULI Real Estate Forum: Real Estate Excellence Award
  • DBusiness Magazine Detroit 500 (2021 / 2022)
  • Everest Award as a Top 5 Broker in Detroit (2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019 / 2020 / 2021 / 2022)
  • Top Outgoing Referral (2016 /2017 / 2020 / 2021)
  • Top Land Sale (2017)
  • Top Office Transaction (2016)
  • Top Retail Transaction (2016 / 2019 / 2021)
  • Co-Star Power Broker (Consecutive)
  • REJournals Midwest CRE Hall of Fame

Memberships & Involvements

  • Colliers International: Tenant Advisory Council (TAC) | Member
  • Detroit Regional Partnership: Sponsor
  • Detroit Regional Chamber | Past Board Member
  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year (EoY): Sponsor
  • Crain's Detroit Business Detroit Homecoming: Sponsor
  • CFO NEXT: Sponsor
  • Detroit Athletic Club: Member | Mentoring Program
  • Gilda’s Club Detroit: Past President | Member
  • Michigan Commercial Board of Realtors: Member


“Our growth initiatives in North America have been an important success for our organization, thanks to the execution and efficiency of our team at Colliers. Their experience, insight and guidance are critical components of our future business planning process.”  - Scott Trujillo, CFO and Vice President of Finance, Eberspaecher Exhaust Technology of the Americas.

“His extensive experience, trust and enthusiastic, positive creativity were keys to our progress and success here in Michigan.” Allan Ibara, Soulbrain

“You and your team have worked tirelessly to provide us with the highest level of service as we expanded across Michigan and throughout the Midwest. Your understanding … has been critical to ITC’s success.” Joseph L. Welch, ITC Transmission

“Randy Book and his team are energetic, circumspect and tireless.  Together with their knowledge and street experience they provided our firm the perfect combination to analyze and complete our leasing transaction successfully. More impressively is after the closing they continue to serve as a valuable resource to our firm and our lawyers.” George Mercier, Giarmarco, Mullins, & Horton


"There are lots of pitfalls and obstacles in the commercial real estate process, and Randy Book helped us navigate all of them expertly – making the entire experience easy and even enjoyable.  From geographic and site selection through specifying, negotiating and building out the office space of our dreams, Randy was there guiding us the entire time. Now that we’re in our new space, he even follows up with thoughts and support on all of the things he knows we will need as we expand into our new environment.  THAT is what I call a true partner in real estate.  That is Randy Book."  David Moncur, Moncur Associates




Business Brokerage, Business Space Lease Advisory, Asset Resolution Services, Asset Management, Financial Analysis, Graphic Design, Ground lease, Land Marketing, Land Sales, Law Firm Services, Metro Leasing, Metro Sales, Operational real estate, Planning, Portfolios, Project Leasing, Project Marketing, Property and Facilities Management, Property and Project Finance, Property Tax, Site Sales, Sustainability Services, Transactions Services, Workplace and Interior Design, Mixed-Use Properties

Service Lines

Corporate Capital Solutions

Property Type

Industrial, Land, Office


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