Divaris Brokers Purchase of Two Properties in the Carolinas Totaling $34.9M
CHARLOTTE, N.C. AND MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Divaris Real Estate Inc. (DRE) has brokered the acquisition of two properties in the Carolinas totaling $34.9 million. DRE represented Armada Hoffler Properties, a publicly traded REIT, in its $26.2 million purchase of Providence Plaza in Charlotte and its $8.7 million purchase of Socastee Commons in Myrtle Beach. The properties were acquired as part of a 1031 exchange in separate transactions. Providence Plaza is a 103,118-square-foot mixed-use development that was built in 2007 and was 97 percent occupied at the time of sale. Socastee Commons is a 57,273-square-foot, Bi-LO-anchored shopping center that was fully leased at the time of sale. Alex Divaris and Jason Oliver of DRE brokered the Providence Plaza transaction, and Divaris and Sandy Cohen of DRE brokered the Socastee Commons deal. DRE has been retained to lease and manage both properties.