With over twenty years of commercial real estate experience, Alice Devine consults with real estate companies and lectures at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business. As a director of leasing for office developer William Wilson & Associates (now EQ Office), Ms. Devine was responsible for leasing a multi-million square foot Class A office portfolio. She also created and taught a company-wide program focused on leasing, property management, and tenant retention. Devine's book, Suite Deal, the Smart Landlord's Guide to Leasing Real Estate, has received numerous awards, including the prestigious 2019 Bruss/Robinson Award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.
Ms. Devine holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and has earned the Certified Property Manager and Real Property Administrator designations from the Institute of Real Estate Management and the Building Owners and Managers Institute, respectively. With over thirty articles, she is a frequent contributor to industry publications such as NAIOP's Development magazine. She is currently enrolled in Stanford University's Master of Liberal Arts graduate program, with a focus on robust research and writing. Finally, Alice is a former board member and volunteer at Rebuilding Together, which renovates homes and community centers, and contributes a portion of every book sale to that non-profit.
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