MEET THE TEAM


Debra Stevens, CCIM

Principal

Debra Lee Stevens, CCIM, is a Partner and Principal of The Stevens Group, and has been active in the commercial real estate industry for over 36 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 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: Metropolitan Area Planning, GSA, Early Sense, TraceLink, Artisan Healthcare, Medical Capital Advisors, Aras Corp., UAE, Toole Design, Boston Landmarks Orchestra, Seurat Technologies, DiMagi, Labthink and Informa.

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 16 years.

ORGANIZATIONS & AWARDS
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) – Institute Committee 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.
NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS
  • Represented Aras Corporation (Tenant) in an 30,000 SF lease renewal in Andover, MA.
  • Represented a private family trust in a disposition of a 36,000 sf site complicated by a long-term land lease with the City of Boston.
  • Represented 73 Tremont Street Realty LLC (Buyer) in the purchase of 73 Tremont Street in Boston, a historic 304,000 SF first-class office building.
  • Represented TraceLink in a 50,000 SF lease expansion in N. Reading, MA.
  • Represented a Fortune 100  Company in 13 separate transactions in 2012 – 2017.

Mark Stevens

Principal

Mark A. Stevens is a Partner and Principal of  The Stevens Group.  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 & AWARDS
  • Vice Chairman of ITRA Global 2012.
  • Received Exemplary Service Award from ITRA Global 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.
NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS
  • Represented RoofBlok in the aquisition of a 130,000 SF manufacturing facility.
  • Represented LeMaitre Vascular in a 55,000 SF lease renewal and expansion.
  • Represented Trico USA in the aquisition of a 60,000 SF manufacturing facility.
  • Represented Barr Associates in a 47,000 SF lease renewal.
  • Represented Boston Beer (Sam Adams) in the acquisition of a 52 acre site for a 300,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility.
  • Represented Teva Pharmaceuticals in the  disposition of a 250,000 sq. ft. pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.
  • Represented Masco Corp in the disposition of a 98,000 sq. ft. industrial building.
  • Represented Tyco in the disposition  of a 687,000 SF manufacturing building.
  • Represented Del Monte Foods in the leasing of a 50,000 SF food processing facility.

Amanda Snell

Director

Amanda Stevens Snell is a Director of The Stevens Group, joining 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 recently awarded a scholarship from the CCIM Institute, and recently completed the Institute’s CI-101 Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate course.  In addition, she has completed studies at Boston University including courses in Commercial Lease Analysis and Fundamentals of Investment Analysis.  Amanda is active in the  New England Chapter of CCIM as a member of the Events Committee.

ORGANIZATIONS & AWARDS
  • Member of CBA (Commercial Brokers Association).
  • CCIM Events Committee 2014.
  • CCIM Scholarship Winner 2014.
  • Licensed Massachusetts Real Estate Broker.
  • Boston University Commercial Real Estate Program.
NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS
  • Represented Global Aviation in the leasing of a 7,500 SF service facility.
  • Represented Kelley Services in the leasing of 3,142 SF of office space.
  • Represented STA Design in the leasing of 3,429 SF of office space
  • Represented Media Mate in the leasing of 3,684 SF of office space
  • Represented ADI Print in the leasing of 5,000 SF of office space
  • Provided advisory services in the leasing of 23,832 SF for Boston Fencing.