Virginia Beach, Virginia: Michael B. Divaris, President of Divaris Real Estate, Inc is pleased to announce that Vivian L. Turok, senior vice president of Divaris’ office leasing division was the first woman in Hampton Roads ever to receive The Platinum Award for the Commercial Sales and Leasing Achievements from the Hampton Roads Commercial Alliance, (previously the Commercial Real Estate Council).
Turok was one of five commercial real estate professionals to achieve this award for her performance in 2009. Turok, who will have been at Divaris for 33 years on March 17th 2010, is the company’s most long-standing employee.
According to its web site, The Commercial Alliance is a council within the Hampton Roads REALTORS® Association. This professional organization represents Commercial REALTORS® throughout the Southeastern Virginia Region who specialize in selling, leasing and managing commercial real estate. Member firms include Appraisers, Attorneys, Title Companies, Lenders, Developers, and other entities associated with commercial sales and leasing.
Other winners from Divaris who were honored at 2009 Sales and Leasing Achievement Awards banquet at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott on Feb. 25, were Krista Costa (Silver Award) and Chris Bendit from DRE’s Newport News office, who received the Bronze Award.
Divaris Real Estate Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va. with offices in Chesapeake, downtown and suburban Norfolk, Newport News, and Richmond, Va.; Charlotte, N.C.; and Rockville, Md. 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 25 million square feet of prime office, retail and industrial space throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states.
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 across the country. These organizations represent corporate and institutional clients, tenants and buyers in all aspects of leasing, development and managing properties, acquisitions and land sales. Gerald S. Divaris is chairman of the Board, and Michael B. Divaris is president of Divaris Real Estate, Inc.