RICHMOND, VA: Divaris Real Estate, Inc. (DRE), announced the signing of a lease for a new tenant in Richmond’s Handcraft Building in the Scott’s Addition neighborhood.
Hazen and Sawyer leased 4,665 square feet of office space in the Divaris-leased, mixed-use Handcraft Building located at 1501 Roseneath Road in Richmond. The global engineering firm specializes in water treatment facilities. It joins other tenants in the property including: Evatran, the Richmond-based maker of wireless charging stations for electric vehicles; The Farenheit Group, a local finance, consulting and business advisory group; architecture and design studio 510 Architects; and Vasen Brewery and tasting room.
Exclusive leasing agents on the building, Divaris Real Estate’s Read F. Goode, Jr. and Cheryle Toy represented the landlord in the lease negotiations.
The 87,000-square-foot HandCraft Building takes up an entire city block in the Scott’s Addition section of Richmond, from Roseneath Road to Mactavish Avenue between West Moore and West Leigh streets. It was built by Binswanger Glass Co in 1946 and later bought and used by HandCraft Cleaners.
Scott’s Addition has gone from an industrial district of older warehouse properties to an enclave of apartments, breweries, cideries, offices, and restaurants. It is bordered by Interstate 195, railroad tracks, North Boulevard and West Broad Street.
About Divaris Real Estate
Divaris Real Estate, Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with offices in Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond and Roanoke, VA; Charlotte, NC; Washington, DC; and Beverly Hills, CA. 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 over 29 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, (http://www.realtyresources.org/) 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, (http://www.corenetworkcre.org/) 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.