Ten Post Office Square Suite 800 South Boston, MA, 02109 USA
+1 (617) 886-9300

Debra Lee Stevens, CCIM

Principal

Mark A. Stevens, SIOR

Principal

Languages:

English

Boston, Massachusetts

Commercial Real Estate

The Stevens Group

The Stevens Group, as the Boston affiliate of ITRA Global, is a commercial real estate advisory firm specializing in tenant representation. The Stevens Group has been nationally certified by the WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council) as a WBE (Women’s Business Enterprise.) It is the only WBENC certified commercial real estate firm in the Greater Boston area specializing in exclusively representing corporate tenants and occupiers of commercial real estate.

Debra Stevens, CCIM, President

Debra Lee Stevens, CCIM, has been active in the commercial real estate industry for over 38 years, servicing both the private and public sectors. During that time, she has been involved in hundreds of corporate site searches, lease negotiations, building sales and valuations, taking the attitude that real estate decisions can “make or break” a company.

Ms. Stevens’ expertise in Office, Biotech and R&D properties in the greater Boston and Suburban markets has enabled her to complete transactions averaging $30 million per year. Past client transactions have included, among others: TraceLink, Artisan Healthcare, Miraki, Aras Corp., Toole Design, Boston Landmarks Orchestra, Seurat Technologies, Fosun, DiMagi, LabThink, Informa and Evaluate Pharma.

Ms. Stevens has been active with the New England Chapter of CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) as well as the institute nationally for the last 18 years.

Organizations and Awards: Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) - Institute Committees 2004-2013; CCIM Chapter President 2002; CCIM Regional Vice President 2004; Licensed Massachusetts Real Estate Broker; Member of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board; Member Commercial Brokers Association

Amanda Snell, CCIM, Principal

Amanda Stevens Snell, CCIM joined the firm in 2013. Amanda specializes in exclusively representing corporate clients in the leasing, acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate. Working with small to midsize companies, Amanda focuses on providing advisory services in the Downtown Boston and Suburban markets.

Amanda was awarded the CCIM designation in 2018 from the CCIM Institute, upon successful completion of a graduate-level education curriculum and presentation of a portfolio of qualifying experience. The curriculum addresses financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, and investment analysis, the cornerstones of commercial investment real estate. In addition, Amanda has completed studies at Boston University including courses in Commercial Lease Analysis and Fundamentals of Investment Analysis.

Amanda serves on the Board of Directors of the New England Chapter of CCIM, volunteering her time for events and programming.

Organizations and Awards:  Awarded CCIM designation 2018; Nominated for the 2017 CBA (Commercial Brokers Association) Rising Star Award; CCIM Scholorship Winner 2014;  New England Chapter of CCIM Board of Directors; Licensed Massachusetts Real Estate Broker; Participated in the Boston University Commercial Real Estate Program; Member of CBA (Commercial Brokers Association).

Mark Stevens, Principal

Mark A. Stevens is a forty year veteran of the real estate industry, Mr. Stevens specializes in representing corporate users in the leasing, acquisition and disposition of office, research and development, manufacturing and industrial facilities.  During his career, he has worked with and represented numerous local and national companies including LeMaitre Vascular, Boston Beer, Masco Corp, Tyco, TEVA Pharmaceuticals, SimplexGrinnell and Del Monte Foods.  He has also assisted the General Services Administration (GSA) in the procurement of facilities for various governmental agencies.

Mr. Stevens has held leadership positions in several organizations and has served as President of the New England Chapter of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors), President of CBA (Commercial Brokers Association of Boston) and Vice Chairman of ITRA Global.  In addition, he has qualified as an expert witness, providing testimony on the impact of environmental contamination on property values, and has testified on behalf of clients in rent arbitration proceedings.

Organizations and Awards:  ITRA Global Board of Directors (2011-2013); ITRA Global Vice Chairman of ITRA Global (2012-2013); ITRA Global Exemplary Service Award (2011);  President of the New England Chapter of SIOR (2007-2008); President of the Commercial Brokers Association (2008); Nominated for CBA Commercial Broker of the year (2007); Received CBA Top 5 Industrial Broker Award; Received CBA Multi-Million Dollar Leasing Awards.

Services

Tenant Representation

• FASB & Accounting Consulting

• Build-to-suits & Development

• Broker Opinions of Value

• Project Management

• Lease Administration

• Sale Lease-backs

• Subleasing, Assignment, Disposition

• Leasing and Renewals

• Lease Audit & Advisory

• Site Selection

• Expert Witness

• Strategic Consulting

Practice Areas

• Government & Institutions

• Data-center & Colocation centers

• Co-working & office sharing

• Law firms

• Biotech & Life-sciences Laboratories

• Office

• Warehouse & Storage

• Distribution centers

• Flex & R&D Showrooms

• Light manufacturing & Shop

• Industrial

Following are some interesting facts about Boston and its commercial real estate market…

  • Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States, largest city in New England, and is considered the economic and cultural “Hub” of the region.
  • The City of Boston has a population of 608,352 and covers 48.9 square miles, making it the twenty first largest city in the country.
  • Boston is also the anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.5 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan area in the country.
  • Boston ranks first in the country in jobs per square mile ahead of New York City and Washington, D.C.
  • The city’s economy is primarily based on medical research, electronics, engineering, finance, technology, and biotechnology.
  • One of the most famous annual events in the city is the Boston Marathon, the 26.2 mile (42.2 km) run from Hopkinton to Copley Square in the Back Bay. The Marathon, the world’s oldest, attracts participants from around the world.
  • Boston is also home to four professional sports teams, the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Bruins and Celtics, all of which have won Championship Titles, including the 2013 World Series.