Roanoke, Virginia: Gerald S. Divaris, President of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. (DRE), announced the signing of a lease with PetSmart for 17,168 square feet of retail space in Hunting Hills Shopping Center in Roanoke, Virginia.
PetSmart operates 1,289 stores that provide a broad range of competitively priced pet products and in-store services including pet adoption, boarding, grooming and training. Its stores are stocked with more than 10,000 products and the company is also a leading online provider of pet supplies and pet care information (www.petsmart.com).
The lease was handled on behalf of the tenant by Debbie Wake of DRE’s Richmond office and Tom Londres of Metro Commercial national tenant representative for PetSmart. DRE is the exclusive tenant representative for PetSmart in the Commonwealth of Virginia and has secured approximately one dozen locations in Hampton Roads, central and western Virginia markets. PetSmart is one of over 75 retailers nationwide that are represented by Divaris in their search for new sites.
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.