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September 19, 2014

Divaris Real Estate announced the signing of a lease with Paper Source for 2,700 sq. ft. of retail space in the Town Center of Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach, Va. -- Divaris Real Estate announced the signing of a lease with Paper Source for 2,700 sq. ft. of retail space in the Town Center of Virginia Beach. The next closest location for the retailer is in the Northern Virginia city of Alexandria.

Paper Source makes its Southeastern Virginia and Northeast North Carolina market debut on Main Street between Zushi Japanese Bistro and the soon-to-be-open Free People store. Paper Source is anticipated to open in first quarter 2015.

September 19, 2014

Divaris Real Estate announced the signing of a lease with Paper Source for 2,700 sq. ft. of retail space in the Town Center of Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach, Va. -- Divaris Real Estate announced the signing of a lease with Paper Source for 2,700 sq. ft. of retail space in the Town Center of Virginia Beach. The next closest location for the retailer is in the Northern Virginia city of Alexandria.

Paper Source makes its Southeastern Virginia and Northeast North Carolina market debut on Main Street between Zushi Japanese Bistro and the soon-to-be-open Free People store. Paper Source is anticipated to open in first quarter 2015.

September 5, 2014

Divaris Real Estate, Inc., announced the appointment of Elizabeth Greer and Joseph Lowery as agents in its headquarters location in Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach, Va. -- Divaris Real Estate, Inc., announced the appointment of Elizabeth Greer and Joseph Lowery as agents in its headquarters location in Virginia Beach.

Elizabeth Greer is a sales and leasing associate, responsible for office leasing services, including tenant and landlord representation. She is also involved with the redevelopment project of Fort Monroe, located in Hampton, Virginia.

September 5, 2014

Divaris Real Estate, Inc., announced the appointment of Elizabeth Greer and Joseph Lowery as agents in its headquarters location in Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach, Va. -- Divaris Real Estate, Inc., announced the appointment of Elizabeth Greer and Joseph Lowery as agents in its headquarters location in Virginia Beach.

Elizabeth Greer is a sales and leasing associate, responsible for office leasing services, including tenant and landlord representation. She is also involved with the redevelopment project of Fort Monroe, located in Hampton, Virginia.

August 28, 2014

Divaris Real Estate, Inc. announced the signing of four leases, totaling 14,362 sq. ft. of office, industrial and retail space in metropolitan Richmond, Virginia.

Richmond, Va. -- Divaris Real Estate, Inc. announced the signing of four leases, totaling 14,362 sq. ft. of office, industrial and retail space in metropolitan Richmond, Virginia.

The Hohman Group signed a lease for 6,307 sq. ft. of industrial space located at 3409 Leigh Street. The Hohman Group is an industrial design firm, which designs and prototypes products and furniture. In addition, their company, Action Figures, builds sets and decorates locations for motion pictures.

August 28, 2014

Divaris Real Estate, Inc. announced the signing of four leases, totaling 14,362 sq. ft. of office, industrial and retail space in metropolitan Richmond, Virginia.

Richmond, Va. -- Divaris Real Estate, Inc. announced the signing of four leases, totaling 14,362 sq. ft. of office, industrial and retail space in metropolitan Richmond, Virginia.

The Hohman Group signed a lease for 6,307 sq. ft. of industrial space located at 3409 Leigh Street. The Hohman Group is an industrial design firm, which designs and prototypes products and furniture. In addition, their company, Action Figures, builds sets and decorates locations for motion pictures.

August 19, 2014

Country Club Prep, an e-commerce retailer for preppy apparel, is hosting the grand opening of its first brick-and-mortar store in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 23.

Atlanta -- Country Club Prep, an e-commerce retailer for preppy apparel, is hosting the grand opening of its first brick-and-mortar store in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 23. Launched from a basement in 2012 by two former attorneys Matt Watson and Stephen Glasgow, the concept will launch its brick-and-mortar presence at the University of Virginia.

August 18, 2014

Designer outlet center Legends Outlets Kansas City announced that SweetFrog, a premium frozen yogurt chain based in Richmond, Virginia, has officially opened its first area location.

Kansas City, Kansas -- Designer outlet center Legends Outlets Kansas City announced that SweetFrog, a premium frozen yogurt chain based in Richmond, Virginia, has officially opened its first area location. The newest store is part of an expansion plan that adds to an existing 325-plus locations in the United States and abroad.

August 6, 2014

Divaris Real Estate announced the signing of three leases totaling approximately 14,000 sq. ft. of commercial space in Richmond, Virginia.

Richmond, Virginia — Divaris Real Estate announced the signing of three leases totaling approximately 14,000 sq. ft. of commercial space in Richmond, Virginia.

Dollar General renewed its lease for 8,000 sq. ft. in the Divaris-leased and –managed 360 West Shopping Center, located at 7218 Hull Street Rd.

The Dolan Company signed a lease for 3,120 sq. ft. of office space, and Liquid Glass Kustomz, automotive customizing, signed a lease for 2,856 sq. ft. of flex space in the Divaris-leased and –managed Belt Trade Center.

August 6, 2014

Tupelo Honey Cafe has leased 7,000 sq. ft. at Town Center of Virginia Beach, offering traditional Southern restaurant fare.

Virginia Beach, Virginia — Tupelo Honey Cafe has leased 7,000 sq. ft. at Town Center of Virginia Beach, offering traditional Southern restaurant fare. This second Tupelo Honey Cafe in Virginia will be located at the corner of Constitution Drive and Main Street on the first floor of the newly constructed 4525 Main Street Tower, according to Divaris Real Estate, which leases and manages the center.

August 6, 2014

Tupelo Honey Cafe has leased 7,000 sq. ft. at Town Center of Virginia Beach, offering traditional Southern restaurant fare.

Virginia Beach, Virginia — Tupelo Honey Cafe has leased 7,000 sq. ft. at Town Center of Virginia Beach, offering traditional Southern restaurant fare. This second Tupelo Honey Cafe in Virginia will be located at the corner of Constitution Drive and Main Street on the first floor of the newly constructed 4525 Main Street Tower, according to Divaris Real Estate, which leases and manages the center.

July 30, 2014

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has named Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. and Rep. John Kline, R-Minn.as NRF’s Legislators of the Year.

Washington, D.C. – The National Retail Federation (NRF) has named Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. and Rep. John Kline, R-Minn.as NRF’s Legislators of the Year. The awards presentation was made during the Retail Advocates Summit, NRF’s annual congressional fly-in.

July 18, 2014

Home furnishings retailer West Elm will open a new store at Town Center of Virginia Beach, the retailer’s first in the Hampton Roads market.

Virginia Beach, Va. -- Home furnishings retailer West Elm will open a new store at Town Center of Virginia Beach, the retailer’s first in the Hampton Roads market.

The new store will be located on Main Street on the first floor of the newly constructed 4505 Main Street Tower, next to the recently announced Anthropologie store. A grand opening is slated for 2015.

July 18, 2014

Home furnishings retailer West Elm will open a new store at Town Center of Virginia Beach, the retailer’s first in the Hampton Roads market.

Virginia Beach, Va. -- Home furnishings retailer West Elm will open a new store at Town Center of Virginia Beach, the retailer’s first in the Hampton Roads market.

The new store will be located on Main Street on the first floor of the newly constructed 4505 Main Street Tower, next to the recently announced Anthropologie store. A grand opening is slated for 2015.

July 17, 2014

Francesca’s will open a new store at the Town Center of Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach, Va. -- Francesca’s will open a new store at the Town Center of Virginia Beach.

According to Divaris Real Estate, the 1,830-sq.-ft. store will be located on Main Street in the first-floor retail space of the Armada Hoffler office tower block. The grand opening is slated for first quarter 2015.

July 17, 2014

Francesca’s will open a new store at the Town Center of Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach, Va. -- Francesca’s will open a new store at the Town Center of Virginia Beach.

According to Divaris Real Estate, the 1,830-sq.-ft. store will be located on Main Street in the first-floor retail space of the Armada Hoffler office tower block. The grand opening is slated for first quarter 2015.

July 15, 2014

Consumer optimism about the economy reached a 12-month high in July.

Alexandria, Va. - Consumer optimism about the economy reached a 12-month high in July. According to data from the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), consumer optimism surged from 39% to 46%, the highest level of optimism since it stood at 48% in July 2013.

July 11, 2014

When Regency Centers signed Whole Foods Market to anchor its new retail development — Belmont Chase — in Ashburn, Virginia, the developer further elevated an already exciting project.

When Regency Centers signed Whole Foods Market to anchor its new retail development — Belmont Chase — in Ashburn, Virginia, the developer further elevated an already exciting project.

With a projected summer 2015 opening, the 80,000-sq.-ft. center will include metro-D.C.’s first Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant, Cava Mezze Grill, Peet’s Coffee and Tea, and PR Fresh Look Salon, among other soon-to-be-announced restaurants and retailers.

July 7, 2014

Divaris Real Estate Inc. has signed a lease with Twist Martini & Associates for 2,442 sq. ft. of retail space in the Town Center of Virginia Beach.

Virginia Beach, Va. - Divaris Real Estate Inc. has signed a lease with Twist Martini & Associates for 2,442 sq. ft. of retail space in the Town Center of Virginia Beach. Twist Martini will operate a full-menu, dine-in restaurant including a martini bar, a cigar club, an outside patio area and a private lounge on the second floor. 

July 7, 2014

Marketplace at Tech Center, a mixed-use lifestyle center Newport News, Va., will be the site of several stores and restaurants that cannot currently be found elsewhere on the Virginia Peninsula.

Newport News, Va. - Marketplace at Tech Center, a mixed-use lifestyle center Newport News, Va., will be the site of several stores and restaurants that cannot currently be found elsewhere on the Virginia Peninsula. These “first-to-market” retailers (with the exception of those that have outlet stores in Williamsburg) that have inked deals include:

• Whole Foods: 35,000-sq.-ft. of retail space
• DSW Shoe Warehouse: 18,062-sq.-ft. of retail space
• BJ’s Brewhouse: 7,400-sq.-ft. of retail space

June 25, 2014

PBteen, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, opens a store at Tysons Corner Center in McLean, Virginia, on June 27.

San Francisco -- PBteen, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, opens a store at Tysons Corner Center in McLean, Virginia, on June 27. This will be the 17th PBteen location and the second combined Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, and PBteen store in the U.S.

June 25, 2014

PBteen, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, opens a store at Tysons Corner Center in McLean, Virginia, on June 27.

San Francisco -- PBteen, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, opens a store at Tysons Corner Center in McLean, Virginia, on June 27. This will be the 17th PBteen location and the second combined Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, and PBteen store in the U.S.

June 24, 2014

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has executed leases with Retail Group of America to bring three international brands F&F, Flormar and SuiteBlanco to the Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News, Virginia.

Philadelphia — Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has executed leases with Retail Group of America to bring three international brands F&F, Flormar and SuiteBlanco to the Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News, Virginia. The transactions illustrate PREIT’s strategy for improving portfolio performance by seeking out emerging, first-to-market options.

June 19, 2014

Regency Centers plans to redevelop Kings Park Shopping Center in the Northern Virginia town of Burke.

Washington, D.C. — Regency Centers plans to redevelop Kings Park Shopping Center in the Northern Virginia town of Burke. The work will include a facelift, enhanced common areas and structural expansion.

June 10, 2014