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Thalhimer Leases to The YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge at Tanglewood Mall

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA, June 5, 2024 – Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer is excited to announce the YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge leased 47,000 square feet on the upper level of Tanglewood Mall, 4420 Electric Road, in Roanoke County, Virginia.

The new location is an expansion of the YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge current footprint. YMCA plans to open in late 2024. The new space will feature eight designated pickleball courts, a state-of-the-art wellness center, a hot yoga studio, saunas, two group exercise studios, a “Stay and Play” area for children, and additional programming space.

“Bringing YMCA programs to Roanoke County presents an exciting opportunity that perfectly aligns with our overarching goal to build community throughout the region. By partnering with Tanglewood Mall, we can live true to our mission to focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in an area we don’t currently serve,” said Mark Johnson, President and CEO of the YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

Wyatt Poats of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer represented the YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge in the lease transaction.

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About The YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge
The YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge was founded in 1883 and includes the Botetourt Family YMCA, Kirk Family YMCA, Salem Family YMCA, Rockbridge Area YMCA, YMCA Express at Gainsboro, and the YMCA at Tanglewood. The YMCA focuses on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in its mission throughout Virginia’s Blue Ridge. For more information on the YMCA, please visit

About Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer
Thalhimer was founded in 1913 and currently has offices in Richmond, Newport News, Virginia Beach, Fredericksburg, Roanoke, Charlottesville, and Lynchburg, Virginia. The company has nearly 100 broker professionals and employs more than 450 associates. Thalhimer represents, on behalf of its clients, a property portfolio of 54 million leasable square feet, management of more than 27 million square feet of commercial property, and 10,000 multifamily units. In 2023, Thalhimer completed over 1,800 transactions with a transactional volume of more than $1.7 billion. Thalhimer is the region’s leading provider of comprehensive commercial real estate services, including corporate services, investment sales, tenant representation, project management, asset management, and the sale and leasing of office, industrial and retail properties. To learn more, visit
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About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global commercial real estate services firm for property owners and occupiers with approximately 52,000 employees in nearly 400 offices and 60 countries. In 2023, the firm reported revenue of $9.5 billion across its core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, and valuation and other services. It also receives numerous industry and business accolades for its award-winning culture and commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), sustainability and more. For additional information, visit

Written on June 5, 2024