Virginia Beach, Virginia: Gerald S. Divaris, chairman/CEO of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. (DRE), announced the signing of a lease for retail space in Divaris-leased and –managed Academy Crossing Shopping Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. David Bickford of the Virginia Beach office of DRE represented the landlord, Midlantic Builders VA, LLC, in the lease negotiations.
Leslie’s Poolmart, Inc. signed a lease for 5,200 square feet of retail space in the shopping center located at 3200 Academy Avenue. Leslie’s Poolmart specializes in pool cleaners, chemicals, heaters, pumps and filters for both above-ground and in-ground pools and spas. Other tenants at this property include Coldwell Banker, Gymboree, Beadworks, Serenity Nails and Rita’s Pizza.
Divaris Real Estate, Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with offices in 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 from New Jersey to Florida. 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.