Divaris completes 50,000-plus sq. ft. in leases in Virginia
Virginia Beach, Va. — Divaris Real Estate has announced the completion of several leases for retail space in Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Richmond, Va.
The first lease was signed with O’Reilly Auto Parts for 12,608 sq. ft. in a former Rite Aid pharmacy located in Norfolk. O’Reilly operates 13 other stores in Hampton Roads.
Pleasants Hardware signed a lease for 10,000 sq. ft. at Midlothian Station located in Richmond. Rainbow Apparel signed a lease for 6,763 sq. ft. in Short Pump Village, also located in Richmond.
Clothes Mentor made its Hampton Roads debut with a 4,091-sq.-ft. lease at Lynnhaven East Shopping Center, located in Virginia Beach.
Sleepy’s signed a lease for 4,000 sq. ft. at Broad Creek Phase I, located in Norfolk, Va. – its second in the city.
Wireless communications provider nTelos will open a 3,147-sq.-ft. store at North Mall Shops, located in Virginia Beach. Mattress Firm signed a lease for 3,800 sq. ft. at Southgate Commons, also in Virginia Beach.
Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries signed a lease for 3,520 sq. ft. in Landstown Commons, its second store in Virginia Beach.
The Children’s Place signed a lease for 3,400 sq. ft. in Pembroke Mall, its sixth location in Hampton Roads.
Tuesday Morning opens at Southland Shopping Center
Middleburg Heights, Ohio — Brixmor Property Group announced that a 14,151-sq.-ft. Tuesday Morning recently opened at Southland Shopping Center, located in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.
Brixmor, based in New York City, is the owner of Southland Shopping Center.
Jones Lang LaSalle adds team to retail brokerage in Hawaii
Honolulu — Jones Lang LaSalle said that it has named Wendell Brooks III as senior VP of the firm’s retail brokerage business in Hawaii.
Brooks will work closely with Hawaii Retail Market Lead Kirk Horiuchi to assist landlord and retail clients. He will be joined by James “Kimo” Greenwell and Robert Kelley, who will focus on retail leasing and sales. Additionally, Melissa Masicampo joins the firm as brokerage coordinator and Mark Ching joins as graphic designer and marketing specialist to support the growing retail team.
“JLL Retail is committed to expanding its local market knowledge and presence in core markets nationwide, and Hawaii is a priority,” said Greg Maloney, CEO and president, Jones Lang LaSalle Retail.
JLL currently leases and/or manages some of the state’s largest shopping centers including Windward Mall in Kaneohe, Queen Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului, Kings’ Shops in Waikoloa, as well as Hawaii Kai Towne Center and Kapalama Center in Honolulu.