RICHMOND, VA – Gerald S. Divaris, chairman and chief executive officer of Divaris Real Estate, Inc., announced the signing of two leases for 12,249 square feet of retail space in the greater Richmond area. Chuy’s leased 7,449 square feet in the Village at Swift Creek, located on 13300 Rittenhouse Drive, in Midloathian, Virginia. The lease negotiations were handled on behalf of the landlord, Swift Creek Associates, by Brett McNamee and Debbie Wake of the Richmond office of Divaris Real Estate. Chuy’s, a Tex-Mex restaurant, is opening its second Richmond location in the former Topekas restaurant space. It will join Guitar Center, Babies R Us, TGIF, Red Lobster and Cracker Barrel.
Red Wing Shoes leased 4,800 square feet in the Divaris-leased and –managed Midlothian Crossing, located at 8513 Midlothian Turnpike, in Richmond, Virginia. The lease negotiations were handled on behalf of the landlord, Midlothian Associates, by Sara Goodall of DRE’s Richmond office. Red Wing Shoes carries a full line of work boots for all industries and work sites. The retailer will join Big Lots, Goodwill and Family Dollar.
Divaris Real Estate, Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with offices in Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond and Roanoke, VA; Charlotte, NC; and metropolitan 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 approximately 23 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.