Over 40 years of property management excellence.

Essco Development Company

Essco Development owns and manages approximately one million square feet across eleven properties, including the first property in Plymouth Township and the most recent purchases of the Wabeek Building (Birmingham) in 2013 and the Berkley Shopping Center in 2014. In June of 2000, Essco purchased Plaza of Birmingham and Park Plaza, both in Birmingham, with the first serving as corporate headquarters.

Our tenants’ success is our success. Real Estate is all we do.

James Esshaki is the sole proprietor of Essco Development. Essco Development owns, operates and manages each of its properties. James has been in business for over 40 years, and his office is comprised of himself and three staff members. This team handles every aspect of property management and maintenance, from leasing and advertising to tenant build-outs, billing and customized property improvements.

James is deeply and often directly involved in all aspects of property leasing and management, including construction, maintenance and renovation. James’s integrity and fairness, combined with his many years of experience, have resulted in  harmonious working relationships with the cities with which he is involved and a reputation for excellence. James is well-respected, both in the real estate community and the community at large; he is a regular guest and occasional speaker at city events and consults regularly with other firms in the industry.

Company Structure

Essco Development was registered with the state of Michigan in 1988 and includes all of the real estate owned by James and Bernadette Esshaki. The corporate office is located in the Plaza of Birmingham and staffed by James Esshaki, Nicole Foumia and Gabriel Banks.

The company is responsible for maintenance, construction, renovation and leasing for all properties owned by James and Bernadette Esshaki. Company employment is contained to the four employees listed above, as all additional work, including construction and maintenance, is contracted to third party providers.

© Copyright 2022 - Essco Development Company | Main Office: Plaza of Birmingham
210. S. Old Woodward, Birmingham MI 48009 | Email: jesshaki@esscodevelopment.com | Tel: 248-645-5900