$120M Senior Living Community Completed in Playa Vista
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The $120-million Fountainview at Gonda West, a luxury senior living community in Los Angeles’ Playa Vista neighborhood, is completed. The 460,000-square-foot community features a total of 199 apartment units and is located at 12490 Fielding Circle.
Designed by Gensler, the Jewish Home for the Aging’s Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) serves more than 250 seniors with a full range of active living, healthcare and in-home services. Fountainview at Gonda West is sponsored by The Los Angeles Jewish Home. The project includes 175 individual living units, while 24 units are structured for those in need of assisted living and memory care.
C.W. Driver Companies’ oversaw construction, managing site logistics, scheduling and safety quality control of all subcontractors, and constructed the 257-space subterranean parking garage, as well as integrated sustainability components such as solar panels and a system that uses reclaimed water for landscaping.
Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services.
In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company.
In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix.
Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator.
Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements.
Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.
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