Virginia Beach, Virginia: Michael B. Divaris, President of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. announced the signing of a lease with Watershed Concepts for 4,631 square feet of office space in the Crown Center, located at 2405 Grand Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri.
Watershed Concepts is a subsidiary company of Hayes, Seay, Mattern & Mattern, Inc. In January 2000, the Water Resources Group of HSMM began operating as an independent HSMM division known as Watershed Concepts to provide better services by focusing strictly on projects involving hydrology, hydraulics, and water quality analysis. For more than 50 years, HSMM has provided the full spectrum of architectural, engineering, and planning services to clients throughout the United States and overseas. Founded in 1947, and headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, HSMM has 11 offices located in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.
The tenant was represented by Maureen Rooks and Michael Divaris of DRE’s Virginia Beach office and Chad LaSala of LaSala-Sonnenberg. HSMM appointed Divaris Real Estate exclusively to handle all of its national real estate needs. This includes expansions in existing markets, renewals, new office locations and consulting. DRE’s president, Michael Divaris, along with Maureen Rooks, sales and leasing associate in DRE’s Virginia Beach office, are working with HSMM to secure new and current locations. In the past six months, Watershed has expanded to offices in Austin, Texas; Jacksonville, Florida and Atlanta. An other city that is in the process of a lease agreement is Boston, Massachusetts.
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 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.