Essex Lands San Jose MF Near Google Village for $104M
Meridian at Midtown, a 218-unit luxury apartment community in San Jose, has traded hands for $104 million. San Mateo, CA-based Essex Property Trust acquired the property from Republic Urban Properties LLC.
The community is situated at 1432 W. San Carlos St., less than one mile west of downtown and just north of Interstate 280. Built in 2015, the mid-rise property has roughly 14,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and offers a range of amenities. They include three state-of-the-art fitness centers, conference rooms, a resort-style pool with cabanas, community lounge space, dog park, outdoor courtyard, playground and ground-floor retail
HFF’s investment advisory team representing the seller included Scott Bales, Peter Yorck and Eric Bet. HFF also procured the buyer.
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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