Richmond, Virginia: Brett Womack, Principal of the Richmond office of Divaris Real Estate, Inc., announced the signing of a lease with PETsMART for a new 20,000-square-foot store to be located in Hanover Square South on Bell Creek Road in Richmond, Virginia. Hanover Square South is a proposed Target-anchored shopping center adjacent to existing Home Depot and BJ Wholesale stores.
Founded in 1987 in Phoenix, Arizona, PETsMART, Inc. is the nation’s leading retail supplier of products, services and solutions for pets and their families. The company operates more than 643 pet superstores in the United States and Canada as well as a large pet supply catalog business. It is the major, controlling investor in the Internet’s leading online provider of pet products and information.
The lease was negotiated by Debbie Wake of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. on behalf of the tenant. The landlord, Cousins Properties was represented by Thalhimer.
Divaris Real Estate, Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia with offices in Norfolk, Chesapeake, Newport News, and Richmond, Virginia; Charlotte, North Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; Rockville, Maryland; and Boca Raton and Tampa, 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 75 major markets throughout the United States. DRE is also the Virginia affiliate for CORE, a national group of full-service commercial 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.