Nonfiction Book Award Status: Bronze
A guide for developing, refining, and improving your commercial real estate leasing skills.
In the real estate industry, excellent leasing professionals are treasured (and highly compensated) for the value they can add to properties. Those looking for success cultivate practical leasing skills along with the fine art of fostering relationships. Suite Deal leads you through the leasing process–start to finish–to help you boost your own expertise and worth.
Suite Deal delivers clear, actionable steps for sharpening your leasing toolkit. From creating a tour presentation that lands your building on a short list, to crafting winning proposals, to understanding critical lease clauses, this conversational and highly accessible book is filled with real-life stories and vivid examples.
A prized guide for those who work with commercial properties–regardless of whether you’re just starting out in real estate or have an established portfolio–Suite Deal will help you develop and improve strategies that attract quality tenants who stay for the long term.
Alice Devine has over twenty-five years of commercial real estate experience. Alice served as a director of leasing for William Wilson & Associates (now EQ Office) where she was responsible for leasing a multi-million square foot portfolio of Class A office space in the San Francisco Bay Area. She also created and taught a company-wide program focused on leasing and tenant retention. Earlier, at Norris, Beggs & Simpson, Alice was responsible for leasing and managing a medical and office portfolio. An award-winning author, she has written for industry publications such as NAIOP’s Development Magazine, Office21, and the Journal of Property Management.
Alice holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and has earned the Real Property Administrator and Certified Property Manager designations from the Building Owners and Managers Institute and the Institute of Real Estate Management, respectively. She is a former board member and active volunteer at Rebuilding Together, a national non-profit that renovates homes and community centers.