Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (NYSE: AHH) announced today that Williams Sonoma and Pottery Barn would occupy 18,000 square feet of the Company’s sixth phase of development in the Town Center of Virginia Beach, Virginia.

“We look forward to increasing our presence in Virginia Beach in the spring of 2018,” said Bud Cope, Executive Vice-President of Real Estate and Development of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. “Our West Elm store has been serving customers in Town Center since 2014 and we feel those who enjoy the quality of our products will be pleased to have the opportunity to visit both our Williams Sonoma and Pottery Barn stores while shopping in one of the prime destinations in the region.”

The newest addition to Town Center is expected to include 39,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space and 131 apartment homes. In addition to the retail and residential components, Zeiders American Dream Theater will occupy a 17,000-square-foot, 300-seat performing arts theater on the second level, while the City of Virginia Beach will be providing public infrastructure to include an open-air public plaza and a pedestrian bridge connecting to the adjacent parking garage.

Block 9 Rendering

Construction began last fall, marking the start of a new chapter in the ongoing, public-private partnership between the City of Virginia Beach and Armada Hoffler Properties. The residential tower topped out last week and the entire project is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2018.

“We are very pleased with the progress of this new addition to Town Center and these exciting new tenants,” commented Louis S. Haddad, President & CEO of Armada Hoffler Properties. “Upon completion, the mixed-use development will offer additional shopping, dining, and entertainment options that will complement the current offering, while adding sought-after residential space in the city’s urban core.”

Pre-leasing efforts have already started for the residential component of the project. Future residents will benefit from an exclusive address in the heart of Town Center and a wide array of amenities. Premier Apartments will feature studio and one-bedroom apartment homes and a one-of-kind outdoor rooftop terrace connected to the tenth-floor club room. Other amenities will include a fitness center with fantastic views, a conference room, as well as a lounge and outdoor patio space. Residents will also enjoy complimentary covered parking provided in multiple adjacent parking garages, including one with a new, covered skybridge connection. Future residents can call 1-866-902-2115 to reserve their apartment as soon as today. Divaris Real Estate handles retail leasing for Armada Hoffler Properties and S.L. Nusbaum is managing the residential component of the project.

Premier Apartments - Living Room Rendering
Premier Apartments – Living Room Rendering

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About Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc.
Armada Hoffler Properties (NYSE:AHH) is a vertically-integrated, self-managed Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) with nearly four decades of experience developing, building, acquiring and managing high-quality office, retail and multifamily properties located primarily in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States. The Company also provides general construction and development services to third-party clients, in addition to developing and building properties to be placed in its stabilized portfolio. Founded in 1979 by Daniel A. Hoffler, the Company is headquartered in the Town Center of Virginia Beach, Virginia and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “AHH”.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a multi-channel specialty retailer of high quality products for the home. The Company was founded in 1956 by Chuck Williams who opened its first store in Sonoma, California. Today, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is one of the United States’ largest e-commerce retailers with some of the best known and most beloved brands in home furnishings. We currently operate retail stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia, and the United Kingdom, and franchise our brands to third parties in a number of countries in the Middle East and the Philippines. Our products are also available to customers through our catalogs and online worldwide.

About Williams Sonoma
Since its founding by Chuck Williams in 1956, the Williams Sonoma brand has been bringing people together around food. A member of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, Williams Sonoma is a leading specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home, providing world-class service and an engaging customer experience. Products include cookware, cooks’ tools, cutlery, electrics, bakeware, food, tabletop and bar, outdoor, cookbooks, as well as furniture, lighting and decorative accessories. Each store offers cooking classes and tastings conducted by expert culinary staff. A comprehensive gift registry program for weddings and other special events is available in stores and online. On and the Williams Sonoma blog, Taste, customers can find recipes, tips, and techniques that help them create delicious meals. Williams Sonoma can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and YouTube.

About Pottery Barn
Pottery Barn, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, is a premier specialty retailer for casual, comfortable and stylish home furnishings. Key product categories include furniture, bedding, bath, rugs, window treatments, tabletop, lighting and decorative accessories. Nearly all Pottery Barn products are designed in house and are exclusive to its catalogs, stores and website, Pottery Barn currently has retail stores in the United States, Canada and Australia and unaffiliated franchisees that operate stores in the Middle East, the Philippines and South Korea, and stores and ecommerce websites in Mexico. Pottery Barn provides complimentary design services and a comprehensive gift registry program for weddings and other special events. Pottery Barn now offers products for all life stages and every room in the home through Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Bed and Bath, Pottery Barn Kids, and PBteen. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

About the Town Center of Virginia Beach
The Town Center of Virginia Beach is an ongoing, multi-phase development that started in 2000 as a public-private partnership between the City of Virginia Beach and Armada Hoffler Properties. The mixed-use project spans 17 pedestrian-friendly blocks and features an eclectic mix of upscale retail, dining options, Class A office space, luxury residences, business-class hotels, as well as entertainment and cultural venues. The Town Center of Virginia Beach is an emerging downtown core in the heart of the city’s Central Business District, within a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of approximately 1.7 million people.

Media Contacts
Stephanie Maheu
Marketing & Communications Manager
Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc.
Phone: (757) 579-1342

Kimberly House
Director, PR & Brand Marketing, Pottery Barn
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Kendall Coleman
Director, PR & Brand Marketing, Williams Sonoma
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.