Virginia Beach, Virginia: Gerald S. Divaris, Chairman/CEO of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. (DRE), announced the grand opening of two Firehouse Subs restaurants in Virginia Beach’s Strawbridge area and Hampton’s Coliseum Central, on Monday, August 12, 2013. Divaris has represented Firehouse Subs in the majority of its Hampton Roads site selection and lease negotiations, as well as several locations in the greater Richmond area. DRE agents Dave Redmond and Levi Thomson represented Firehouse Subs in the negotiations and in multiple previous transactions in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk, and Elizabeth City, NC.
Virginia Beach’s Firehouse Subs leased 1,800 square feet at 2165 General Booth Boulevard. The Hampton location leased 2,400 square feet at 2040 Coliseum Drive. Firehouse Subs is frequently cited in restaurant industry trade publications as one of the nation’s hottest and fastest growing brands in the fast casual restaurant category.
Divaris Real Estate, Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with offices in Chesapeake, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond and Roanoke, VA; Charlotte, NC; and Washington, DC. Divaris Real Estate and Divaris Property Management Corp. are divisions of The Divaris Group, an international real estate brokerage and property management company that currently manages and/or leases in excess of 30 million square feet of prime office, retail and industrial space throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. Gerald S. Divaris is Chairman of the Board, and Michael B. Divaris is President of Divaris Real Estate, Inc.
Divaris Real Estate is a member of Realty Resources, a national group of independent retail property brokers and managers, covering 91 major markets throughout the U.S. DRE is also the Virginia affiliate for The CORE Network, a national group of office and industrial brokers with affiliates throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Asia and Europe. These organizations represent corporate and institutional clients, tenants and buyers in all aspects of leasing, development, management, sales and acquisitions.