Divaris Real Estate Hires Kimmel, Zarpas and Underhill

VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA (April 24, 2020) – Divaris Real Estate, Inc. (DRE) announces that Casy Kimmel, Caroline Zarpas and Jessica Underhill have joined the company in its Virginia Beach corporate headquarters.

 Casey Kimmel is a sales and leasing associate focusing on office leasing services for both landlords and tenants throughout Southeast Virginia.  Kimmel has resided in Norfolk for most of her life, giving her extensive knowledge of the Hampton Roads market.

After graduating from Old Dominion in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, she managed a Spin Fitness Studio. It was here that she realized her passion for commercial spaces and earned her Real Estate License in September 2019.

In her role as sales and leasing associate, Kimmel works closely with seasoned members of the office leasing team in providing client representation, lease and sales contract negotiation and market research.

Caroline Zarpas specializes in retail landlord representation with a primary focus on leasing shopping centers in Hampton Roads. Her portfolio totals over 800,000 square feet of gross leasable area anchored by retailers such as Food Lion, Lidl, Walmart, and Lowe’s Home Improvement.

Zarpas takes a hands-on approach to leasing and provides value to her landlord clients through enthusiastic canvassing and effectively engaging and qualifying target prospects. A sample of her clients include Beach Development Group, Cedar Realty Trust, Coastal Equities, and Unison Realty Partners.

Born and raised in Hampton Roads, Zarpas comes from a lineage of commercial real estate brokers, shopping center owners, and developers and is passionate about retail leasing.

Zarpas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing from George Mason University and is a licensed real estate salesperson in Virginia.

Jessica Underhill has been appointed real estate transaction specialist in the Office Leasing and Sales Division in the corporate headquarters office of Divaris Real Estate.  Her responsibilities include assisting with a 22-building portfolio of office and industrial properties in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Southside Hampton Roads.

Most recently, Underhill held the position of research analyst with DRE. Her prior work experience includes being a research analyst intern with Valbridge Property Advisors.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate from Old Dominion University and is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Virginia.  She is a member of the E.V. Williams Center for Real Estate at Old Dominion University.

About Divaris Real Estate

 Divaris Real Estate, Inc. (http://www.divaris.com) is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with offices in Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond and Roanoke, VA; Charlotte, NC; Beverly Hills, CA; and Washington, DC.  Divaris Real Estate and Divaris Property Management Corp. are divisions of The Divaris Group, an international real estate brokerage and property management company that currently manages, sells and/or leases approximately 30 million square feet of prime office, retail and industrial space from New Jersey to Florida. Gerald S. Divaris is Chairman of the Board, and Michael B. Divaris is President and Chief Operating Officer of Divaris Real Estate, Inc.


Divaris Real Estate is a member of Realty Resources, (http://www.realtyresources.org/) a national group of independent retail property brokers and managers, covering 91 major markets throughout the U.S.  DRE is also the Virginia affiliate for The CORE Network, (http://www.corenetworkcre.org/) a national group of office and industrial brokers with affiliates throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Asia and Europe. These organizations represent corporate and institutional clients, tenants and buyers in all aspects of leasing, development, management, sales and acquisitions.