Suffolk, Virginia: Susan Collins, director of Divaris Property Management Corp. (DPMC), announced the appointment of DPMC to manage Freedom Plaza, a new 20,000-square-foot shopping center located at the intersection of Godwin Boulevard and Burnett Way in Suffolk, Va. The retail property is owned by NAFT Inc.
Tenants of the Divaris-leased shopping center include: Sylvan Learning Center, CashAdvance Center, Nail and Tan Spa, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Denise Wollesen, of DPMC’s Newport News, Va. office, will be handling the management of Freedom Plaza. She is currently responsible for a portfolio of 565,910 square feet of commercial property throughout Hampton Roads.
Jay Burnell and Levi Thomson, of Divaris Real Estate (DRE)’s Virginia Beach, Va. office, are handling the leasing of the shopping center.
Divaris Real Estate Inc. and Divaris Property Management Corp. comprise one of the largest commercial and industrial property management, leasing and brokerage groups on the U.S. eastern seaboard, servicing client needs in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states. Founded in 1974, the Divaris Group maintains offices in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Newport News, and Richmond, Va.; Charlotte and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; and Rockville, Md. It currently manages and/or leases in excess of 24 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 United States. 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, as well as 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.