$164M Greystar Student Housing Project Approved in Sacramento
Charleston, SC-based Greystar and University Enterprises, Inc., received final approval for a $164-million Public-Private Partnership student housing project at California State University, Sacramento from the Trustees of the California State University. The new housing project will include roughly 360,000 square feet of space, with 284 apartment-style units for a total of 1,100 beds.
The plan includes six four-story residential buildings and a one-story clubhouse. The apartments are designed to provide an additional on-campus housing option for upper division students, in a mix of studio, two and four-bedroom units.
The apartments will feature amenities such as full kitchens and in-unit laundries. On-site amenities will include a café, fitness center, community room, outdoor pool, sand volleyball, bocce court, barbeques and surface parking for 546 cars and over 300 bicycles.
The project will break ground in May, and be completed in time for the start of the 2021-22 academic year.
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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