Wilmington, North Carolina: Diana Teitsma, director of the Charlotte, N.C. office of Divaris Real Estate Inc. (DRE), announced the signing of a lease for 32,976 square feet of retail space to Havertys Furniture Company Inc. Located at 1318 Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington, N.C., the retail space was formerly occupied by a Belk Department Store and is near the new Mayfaire Town Center development. The furniture retailer joins Food Lion, Starbucks, Wild Wings and Wine Styles at the property.
Founded in 1885 by James Joseph Haverty, Havertys Furniture opened its first showroom in Atlanta, Ga. Today, Havertys has more than 100 showrooms throughout 17 states.
Diana Teitsma, of DRE’s Charlotte office represented the tenant, Havertys Furniture Company Inc., in the lease negotiations. Teitsma is assisting the retailer with its expansion plans throughout North and South Carolina.
Divaris Real Estate Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va. with offices in Chesapeake, Newport News, and Richmond, Va.; Charlotte and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; and Rockville, Md. 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 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, 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.