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Since 1979 we have dedicated ourselves to creating value through commercial real estate brokerage, investment, property management, and development services for our clients, investor partners and local communities.

In 1979, Gary Balke founded the company with a commitment to quality building design and meeting the needs of tenants. This commitment continues to drive the company more than 30 years later as we have expanded from our roots as an office building developer/manager into a leading brokerage and management services provider with expertise in office, industrial, medical, and multi-family property.

Today company owners Steve Brown and Mike Donovan lead a team of 150 people focused on building our reputation as an entrepreneurial value creator with the highest integrity where the needs of our customers always come first. Those customers include institutional owners, pension funds, REITS, fortune 500 companies, local partnerships, and successful local entrepreneurs.

Balke Brown Transwestern is one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the St. Louis region. BBTW’s Management/Leasing/Development portfolio includes over 57 projects containing over 6.8 million square feet of Class A office, medical, industrial, retail and multi-family residential space.