VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Gerald S. Divaris, chairman and CEO of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. (DRE), is pleased to announce that Brett McNamee has been selected as one of Chain Store Age magazine’s 15 power brokers for 2014.
The inaugural list, published in the September 2014 issue of the 89-year-old retail trade magazine based in New York, was developed from hundreds of nominations by retailers and real estate brokerage firms. The 15 power brokers were selected based on number of retail real estate transactions in 2013, the dollar value of those transactions, and overall reputation in the industry.
Brett McNamee is a senior vice president in Divaris’ Richmond office, specializing in the sale and leasing of real estate throughout Central and Western Virginia. Brett joined DRE in 1994 and has been a top producer at Divaris ever since. In 2013, she received the Platinum Circle of Excellence Award and Divaris Employee of the Year, 2012 Gold Circle of Excellence Award and has been a Co-Star Power Broker since 2010. She’s an active community leader in organizations like CREW, ICSC and ULI and was selected as one of five top commercial real estate females in Virginia by Virginia Business Magazine.
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.
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