Virginia Beach, Virginia: Michael B. Divaris, president of Divaris Real Estate Inc. (DRE) announced the signing of a lease with Patton, Harris, Rust & Associates (PHR+A) for 7,037 square feet of office space in the Divaris-leased and -managed Interstate Corporate Center located at the intersection of Interstate 64 and Interstate 264 in Norfolk, Va.
Comprised of over 450 professionals company-wide, PHR+A is ranked among the nation’s top design firms by Engineering News Record and is recognized as one of the 100 fastest growing design firms in the country. Established in 1952 as a professional engineering and land surveying firm in Northern Virginia, PHR+A operates 18 offices throughout Virginia and Maryland.
PHR+A joins over 150 international, national and local firms in Interstate Corporate Center, including Best Buy, Geico, the State of Virginia, Harris Connect, Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia and Geeks on Call. The office complex is comprised of 17 one- and two-story office buildings, totaling approximately 440,000 square feet, on 35 landscaped acres.
President Michael B. Divaris and Senior Vice President Vivian Turok, of DRE’s Virginia Beach office, represented PHR+A in the negotiations. Divaris and Turok continue to assist the company with its corporate real estate needs throughout the Mid-Atlantic. ElizabethNewbill, of DRE’s Interstate Corporate Center’s leasing office, represented the landlord, ICC Norfolk Flexx Office LLC, in the lease negotiations.
Divaris Real Estate Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va. with offices in Chesapeake, Newport News, and Richmond, Va.; Charlotte, N.C.; Winston-Salem, N.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; 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.