George Mason UniversitySchool of Business
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Almquist, Marty

Academic Unit:Real Estate Development
Position:Adjunct Professor
  • Bachelor's degree, Pomona College

Marty Almquist joined the Mclean office of Avison Young as a principal in April 2011. Formerly, she was a senior vice presrdent with Cassidy Turley. Almquist specializes in landlord and tenant representation in the Northern Virginia market and brings more than 25 years of experience in commercial leasing transactions.

Some of the clients that Almquist has represented include: Beacon Capital Properties {represented both tenant and landlord), TMI, NACCRRA, SK&A, Washington Workplace, Arlington Free Clinic, Doorways, Vanguard, CSCI, National School Boards Association, Macneil/Lehrer Productions, Kaman Aerospace, lnformix Software, DeVry, Inc., Kaiser Perrnanente, Carr Properties, New Boston Fund, Holladay Corp., and George Mason University.

Prior to Avison Young and Cassidy Turley, Almquist was a managing director at Equity Office Properties (EOP), where she was responsible for overseeing the leasing of EOP's four million square foot Northern Virginia office portfolio. Before joining EOP in 2005, she worked at Grubb & Ellis for 18 years as one of the leading leasing professionals in the Northern Virginia commercial real estate market, representing both landlords and tenants.

Almquist has been a guest lecturer at ULI's Real Estate Finance I (role of broker in development 2014 and 2015), Real Estate Development Process I (what is a real estate broker, 2014 and 2015), and Georgetown Real Estate Program-Legal Issues Class (2011 and 2014).