Oxford Properties Group acquired Serenity, a 195-unit luxury apartment property in Boston, from Longwood Group for $123.25 million. NKF’s Michael Byrne, Thomas Greeley, Casey Griffin, Devlin Man and Andrew Herald oversaw the transaction. NKF’s David Douvadjian arranged financing on behalf of the buyer.
“As our first residential acquisition in Boston, this deal speaks to our commitment to significantly grow our residential portfolio globally, which currently stands at over 10,000 units,” said Oxford Properties Group’s Jeff Turkanis.
Completed in 2017, the community at 101 S. Huntington Ave. boasts condominium-quality finishes, including contemporary kitchens, sleek bathrooms, walk-in closets and oversized windows. The property is near Olmsted Park, and features vibrant on-site amenities highlighted by a two-story, dual-entrance lobby, spacious lounge, elevated pool deck, private courtyard, state-of-the-art fitness center and direct-access parking garage.
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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