Richmond, Virginia: Brett H. Womack, Principal of the Richmond office of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. announced the signing of a lease with Office Depot, Inc. for 18,720 square feet of retail space in The Shops at Stratford Hills located on Forest Hill Avenue in Richmond, Virginia.
Office Depot, Inc., founded in 1986, is one of the world’s largest sellers of office products and an industry leader in every distribution channel, including stores, direct mail, contract delivery, the Internet and business-to-business electronic commerce. Headquartered in Delray Beach, Fla., the company conducts business in 23 countries and employs nearly 50,000 people worldwide.
Debbie Wake of DRE’s Richmond office, with Womack, represented the tenant in the lease negotiations. The landlord of The Shops at Stratford Hills is Chippenham North, LLC. Other tenants in the property include Ukrops and Target.
Divaris Real Estate, Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia with offices in Chesapeake, Newport News, and Richmond, Virginia; Charlotte, North Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; Rockville, Maryland; and Boca Raton, Florida. It is an international real estate brokerage and property management company that currently manages and/or leases in excess of 20 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.