Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Duerk & Associates is a two-pronged business venture involved in the real estate development and bulk trash removal industries of the greater Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area. Company founder and owner Joshua Duerk focuses on the rehabilitation of distressed, foreclosure, and pre-foreclosure residential properties and seeks to expand to commercial properties as his business continues to expand. Duerk & Associates participates in housing subsidy programs, including the Rental Allowance Program and the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Along with residential real estate development, Duerk & Associates offers bulk trash removal and recycling services for local apartment complexes, condominium communities, retail centers, warehouses, and office buildings. Offering contracts that start with a one-year commitment, Joshua Duerk adheres to his motto that his services give clients “one less thing to worry about.” Dedicated to the growth of his business, Joshua Duerk is a member of the Maryland Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors and is committed to staying up to date on the latest trends in his field. Joshua Duerk began his entrepreneurial enterprises after graduating from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. He was a member of the Beta Theta chapter of Theta Chi fraternity, participating in interfraternity football, basketball, and softball leagues. In his spare time, Joshua Duerk enjoys following the Washington Redskins and Maryland Terrapins football teams; he also plays in local men’s basketball leagues. He enjoys improving his tennis and golf games and finds time to attend auto shows and stay current with amateur drag and road racing trends.