Personal Profile: DeVon Prioleau – Real Estate Consulting Expert

 “DeVon is a true Leader amongst today’s Tier-1 Design & Construction Professionals; delivering multi-phased, multi-million-dollar Real Estate Programs and Projects” 

Peter Ferzan, Managing Principal & CEO, FERZANCOMAPNY

In these most challenging times, many market-leading investors, developers, owners and operators are relying on DeVon Prioleau to lead their success stories. 

How Can DeVon Prioleau Help You?

Having earned a pedigree education with degrees in Architecture and Real Estate Development — from Cornell and Harvard Universities, respectively — DeVon has been fortunate enough to combine his two areas of formal study. Remaining true to his academic proficiency by constantly seeking to understand the intricacies of various businesses. DeVon leverages over 14 years of industry experience and adds value by identifying opportunities to excel, offering real-time solutions to challenges that impact both budgets and schedules. 

In his brief tenure, DeVon has developed new and innovative approaches to Program & Project Consulting within the Real Estate Development ethos. His expertise applies to:

  • Due diligence and property conditions assessments
  • Owner representation and lease negotiations
  • Project and cost management
  • Architectural and engineering development 
  • Construction administration
  • Pro-forma financial analyses
  • EB-5 project controls / opportunity zone consulting
  • LEED and sustainability requirements
  • Business development
  • Minority procurement strategist

For public & private real estate programs in the US and abroad. Projects range in size — up to over 1.5M square feet. Typical scopes of work have included:

  • Feasibility & Market Studies;
  • Pre-development Loan Packages;
  • Community Master Planning; 
  • Corporate Interior Fit-outs; 
  • Modular Construction; 
  • Significant Upgrades to Base-Building and Infrastructure Systems; and 
  • New-builds and Relocations

As a proud Bronx native, DeVon seeks to leave an imprint on NYC’s urban landscape and beyond! He is passionate about diversity and making a positive contribution toward the mission. DeVon participates in practicing ‘true inclusion’ of under-represented professionals in the larger real estate industry and remains actively involved in different service organizations including Board positions at The Council of Urban Real Estate, The Arts & Business Council of New York, and The Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center.

Recently Completed Works (13,500 SF)

During and after this period, the real estate user community will be looking to re-tool, re-contract and re-structure programs and projects impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this capacity, DeVon can be a unique resource for these project recovery efforts, which require out-of-the-box thinking, distinct planning, and an intense level of leadership. So as we enter Q2 2020 and you begin to re-select your professional teams, we welcome an opportunity to prove we are the right choice for your immediate project needs.

Consider booking DeVon to speak at your next Office “Lunch-N-Learn,” Design Studio Review, Board Meeting and/or University Career Day. Previous events have included lectures, panel discussions and workshops engaging with students and young professionals from local real estate, architecture, engineering and hotel programs from institutions — Cornell, Columbia and the City College of New York — mainly on topics related to learning about the intersection between architecture and real estate.

I’d love to hear about your specific project needs. Feel free to reach out to me via email (, social media, or call me at 347.510.7113 to let me know your thoughts.

Peace and blessings!

DeVon Prioleau
PRI-O-LEAU Development Group LLC

244 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2607
New York, NY 10001
Office: (212) 561-6707

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