Virginia Beach, VA (February 3, 2022) – Madewell, a national popular clothing store for men and women, unveils its newest storefront in Divaris’ leased and managed Virginia Beach Town Center this Friday, February 4. The new store is located at 4536 Main Street, next door to Free People and across from the new Nike store. 

In addition to its great reputation as a trendy clothier, Madewell offers one-on-one styling, special pop-ups featuring local makers, DIY workshops, and ways to support community causes. Madewell’s newest store opens with a weekend long celebration. Shoppers are invited to get first dibs on the latest Madewell collection, with a portion of the sales benefitting The Begin Again Foundation. The festivities continue through the weekend, highlighting Black and women-owned local businesses with pop-ups and giveaways, including Sugar and Grace Co. candle company, Jars of Dust handmade pottery, and Of Great Value jewelry. For the full schedule:

“The outpour of excitement and support from the community has made the long journey to bring Madewell to our growing development  in the market all worth it.  Madewell is joining a great line-up of retailers and will thrive at The Town Center of Virginia Beach,” stated Sezin Cortinas, senior vice president and retail sales and leasing specialist at Divaris Real Estate. 

Sezin Cortinas and Gerald Divaris of Divaris Real Estate represented Armada Hoffler in the lease negotiations. Madewell joins a diverse collection of retail shops in the two million square-foot mixed-use, urban format Town Center, including anthropologie, free people, Lululemon, Blue Mercury and West Elm. Divaris Real Estate has worked alongside Armada Hoffler Properties as co-developers and the exclusive leasing and management team of Virginia Beach’s Town Center  since its inception. 


About Divaris Real Estate

Divaris Real Estate, Inc. ( is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with offices in Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond and Roanoke, VA; Charlotte and Raleigh, NC; Beverly Hills, CA; and Washington, DC.  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, sells and/or leases approximately 32 million square feet of prime office, retail and industrial space from New Jersey to Florida. Gerald S. Divaris is Chairman of the Board, and Michael B. Divaris is President and Chief Operating Officer of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. 

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, tenants and buyers in all aspects of leasing, development, management, sales and acquisitions.


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