Virginia Beach, Virginia: Michael B. Divaris, president of Divaris Real Estate Inc. (DRE), announced the signing of lease with LandMark Design Group for 11,995 square feet of office space in One Columbus Center, located at 283 Constitution Drive in the highly successful Town Center of Virginia Beach.
Founded in 1956, LandMark Design Group offers services in landscape architecture, environmental science, engineering, planning and surveying. LandMark’s creative client-oriented services and planning and designing expertise has enabled them to work on projects such as Town Center Plaza in Virginia Beach, the Constant Convocation Center at Old Dominion University in Norfolk and Busch Gardens’ Apollo’s Chariot in Williamsburg.
The landlord, Columbus Tower, L.L.C., was represented in the lease negotiations by Michael B. Divaris, Vivian Turok, senior vice president of DRE’s Office Leasing Division, and Krista Costa, an office leasing associate in the Virginia Beach office of DRE. LandMark Design Group was represented in the lease negotiations by Don Crigger, senior director of office properties in the Norfolk office of GVA Advantis.
The Town Center of Virginia Beach is leased by Divaris Real Estate Inc. and is managed by Divaris Property Management Corp. The Town Center of Virginia Beach is being developed by Armada Hoffler Holding Company. Other office tenants in The Town Center include: Armada/Hoffler; Bank of America; CitiBank; City of Virginia Beach’s Economic Development Authority; Divaris Real Estate Inc.; Fidelity National Insurance; Health Net; Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.; Thomas Rutherfoord, Inc.; Troutman Sanders LLP; UBS Financial Services; Wilcox & Savage; the local CBS affiliate; and U.S. Senator James Webb.
Divaris Real Estate Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va. with offices in Chesapeake, 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 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.