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$125M Overture Reaches For High Note in San Diego

San Francisco-based Presidio Bay Ventures and Sloan Capital seek city approvals to build Overture, a $125-million, 40-story residential tower in downtown San Diego. The development group envisions a 282-unit project that incorporates a re-creation of a portion of the California Theater building.

The urban infill project will require demolition of a nine-story building and movie palace that’s been closed for decades at Fourth Ave. and C St.

Martinez + Cutri architects’ design vision includes replicating the original Spanish Colonial-styled facades, as well as a new “California” theater sign and marquee.

San Diego planning department officials will review the project next month, with final City Council approvals expected in mid-July. The demolition work is slated to start next year, and Overture could be completed by early 2019.

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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 integrated marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and public relations strategy. He is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, Social Media and content marketing services. Dennis’s communications background in the real estate industry includes working with many of the top real estate firms – from brokerage companies, developers, homebuilders, investors, owners, lawyers, asset advisors, lenders, architects and property management firms. • Marketed more than 1 Billion Square Feet of Office Space • 70,000 Multifamily/Condo Units • 15,000 Single Family Homes • 30 Million Square Feet of Retail Space • Representing Roughly $100 Billion in Investment 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. Dennis’s agency background on integrated communications teams at many reputable agencies and has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator. He formerly was President of the Public Relations Society of America’s Los Angeles of public relations professional, and served on the Board of Directors. He also taught a public relations extension course at Loyola Marymount University. Dennis’s 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.

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