Armada Hoffler, Venture Realty Group Finalize Lease With Orvis At Marketplace At Hilltop

Armada Hoffler (NYSE: AHH) and Venture Realty Group are proud to announce the signing of the Orvis Company, Inc. as a new tenant at the Marketplace at Hilltop in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Orvis’ opening date will be May 1.

Founded in 1856 by Charles F. Orvis to sell fishing tackle, Orvis is the oldest mail-order retailer in the U.S. Its retail locations specialize in fly fishing, hunting and sporting goods. The 6,000-square-foot store at Marketplace at Hilltop is adjacent to Michaels, one of the center’s major tenants along with Total Wine, Panera and Chick-fil-A.

This marks Orvis’ debut in the Hampton Roads area. The retailer’s next-closest location is in Richmond.

“Armada Hoffler and Venture Realty Group are thrilled to welcome Orvisto Hampton Roads,” said Louis Haddad, President, and CEO of Armada Hoffler. “Orvis is a tremendous addition to a vibrant tenant mix at the Marketplace at Hilltop.”

The Marketplace at Hilltop has 118,000 square feet of retail space and benefits from its access to 145,000 residents located within a 5-mile radius of the center.

“Proximity to the Oceanfront, along with a successful and stable shopping center, were a few of the driving forces that attracted Orvis to the Marketplace at Hilltop,” said Matt Lafler, Partner at Venture Realty Group. “Orvis is a strong and reputable company with a large following. They will have great success here.”

The Orvis Company’s opening date will be May 1.

About Armada Hoffler

Armada Hoffler (NYSE: AHH) is a vertically integrated, self-managed real estate investment trust with over 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. We also provide general construction and development services to third-party clients, in addition to developing and building properties to be placed in our stabilized portfolio. Founded in 1979 by Daniel A. Hoffler, Armada Hoffler has elected to be taxed as a REIT for U.S. federal income tax purposes. For more information visit