Ali joined Divaris Real Estate, Inc. in early 2015. She is responsible for a multitude of services in corporate real estate, focusing on the retail and office sector. She has a portfolio of retail and office properties in central and southwestern Virginia where she services her clients with property marketing, aligning of the assets, prospecting and contract negotiations. She also represents local and national retail tenants in a range of services – from complex market analysis and positioning strategy, to site selection and contract negotiations. Growing up in the Richmond area has provided Ali an in depth knowledge of the market. In her time at Divaris, she has completed transactions totaling over one million square feet.

Ali graduated from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech with a degree in Urban Affairs and Planning. She has been involved in the Better Housing Coalition’s Young Professional Board (BHCyp), serving as their Chair for 2018. She is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Commercial Real Estate For Women Network (CREW Richmond) and is their 2022 Media Relations Director.

Clients Served
Douglas Development
CCM Real Estate
Rue21
DSW
Ross Dress for Less
Pure Barre
Five Below
Kirkland’s
Foot Locker
Original Mattress Factory

Notable Transactions and Projects
BJ’s Wholesale Club in Roanoke, VA – 102,600 SF built to suit, redevelopment of a former Kmart. Ali represented the landlord.
Waynesboro Town Center in Waynesboro, VA – Handles the leasing of 300,000 square foot power center anchored by Kohl’s and Target.
Foot Locker – Represents Foot Locker in its search for new sites including coming out of their typical mall locations for street stores, and also leasing short term pop-up stores to test new markets. We have completed three transactions in one year and continue to seek new opportunities.

Awards and Accolades
CBRE | Richmond Internal Customer Service Award, 2014
Divaris Silver Circle of Excellence, 2017
Divaris Bronze Circle of Excellence, 2018
Divaris Silver Circle of Excellence, 2019

Speaking Engagements
Virginia Tech Real Estate Club, Alumni Panel- 2016
“Mixing Multi-Generations in the Workplace,” CREW Richmond Leadership Symposium- 2016