Chantilly, Virginia: Alan Luger and Earl Goodman, Principals of the Rockville, Maryland office of Divaris Real Estate, Inc., announced the signing of a lease with Fitness First for 14,400 square feet of retail space in Sully Place Shopping Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Other tenants in the property include Lowe’s Home Center, Fashion Bug and Ruby Tuesday.
Peter Harvey founded Fitness First in 1991. The company is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland and now operates 14 locations in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The Chantilly location will be its 15th in metro Washington, D.C. Fitness First is the largest Maryland-based chain of health clubs, serving approximately 30,000 members. There are also four Fitness First centers on the Southeast coast of Florida.
Alan Luger, of DRE’s Rockville office, represented the tenant in the negotiations. The landlord of the property is Beatty Management Co., Inc. DRE is Fitness First’s exclusive national tenant representative.
Divaris Real Estate, Inc., is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia with offices in Chesapeake, Newport News, and Richmond, Virginia; Charlotte, North Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; and Rockville, Maryland. It is an international real estate brokerage and property management company that 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, Inc., 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.