Divaris completes four leases in 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.
Dominion Radio Supply leased 3,810 sq. ft. of retail space in Huguenot Trade Center, located at Alverser Drive. Dominion Radio Supply opened in 1974 and this will be its fifth location, joining Peabody’s Piano, Just Drums, Huntington Learning Center and Eco-Elements Day Spa in the shopping center.
Old Dominion Pediatrics signed a lease for 2,645 sq. ft. of office space at the Divaris–leased and -managed Archway Sixty Office Park, located at 9327 Midlothian Turnpike.
MetroPCS leased 1,600 sq. ft. of retail space at the Divaris-leased and –managed Midlothian Crossing, located at 8527 Midlothian Turnpike.
Mid-America secures 2 retail leases totaling over 45,000 sq. ft.
Chicago — Mid-America Asset Management recently secured new retail leases on behalf of two shopping centers in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. DSW Shoe Warehouse signed a lease for 23,773 sq. ft. at Village Square of Northbrook located at the southeast corner of Lake Cook Road and Skokie Boulevard in Northbrook, Ill. The 334,995-sq.-ft. center is anchored by Nordstrom Rack, Marshall’s, The Container Store, PetSmart, Cost Plus World Market, and Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th. DSW, expected to open in spring 2015, is taking the space vacated by Loehmann’s.
Zip Fitness signed a lease for 22,002 sq. ft. at Arlington Plaza at the northwest corner of Rand and Arlington Heights Roads in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The 295,773-sq.-ft. center is anchored by Burlington Coat Factory, Value City Furniture, and The Room Place. The location is expected to open in winter 2014.
JLL adds trio of retail experts in Florida
Orlando, Fla. — JLL continues to build its retail brokerage practice in Florida with the addition of Andrew Dieringer, Terrence Hart and Brandon Delanois. The trio bring more than 40 years of retail agency leasing and tenant representation experience to the team, and will be based in the firm’s Orlando office. Together, they will partner with John Lambert, Florida Retail Market Lead for JLL, and Justin Greider, VP of JLL, to help investors achieve their asset goals and work with retailers to identify and secure optimal new locations.
Andrew Dieringer was formerly with JLL, before a brief hiatus, and prior to that served as Senior Leasing Associate at Madison Marquette Realty Services. Terrence Hart worked for Forness Properties as VP of Leasing and Sales, focusing on a portfolio of 15 retail centers throughout Florida.
Brandon Delanois previously worked for UCF Convocation Corporation as the Director of Development and Promotions where he was responsible for reviewing the financial viability of prospective tenants and providing a complementary tenant mix.