Goodman Secures Nearly 2M SF at SoCal Developments
Australia-based Goodman Group inked four leases totaling nearly two million square feet at a pair of Santa Fe Springs, CA industrial projects. In what would be the Los Angeles Basin’s largest industrial transaction in the past 11 years, Damco, a subsidiary of Maersk, is reportedly leasing the entire989,809-square-footGoodman Gateway Santa Fe Springs campus on 75-acres it purchased from The Vons Companies, Inc. in 2016.
Goodman marketing materials indicate JLL’s Zach Niles, Louis Tomaselli and Luke McDaniel handle leasing for the property at 12801 Excelsior Dr. Industry sources state David Bales of Lee & Associates represents Damco.
Goodman also leased 915,098 square feet at Goodman Logistics Center Santa Fe Springs,a 53-acre, three-building property at12588 Florence Ave. (pictured above).The three deals include Fashion Nova for 408,635 square feet, RIM Logistics for 312,447 square feet and Funai Corporation for 194,016 square feet.CBRE’s Laird Perkins and Dan Berkenfield represented the landlord in the three deals, which bring the 1.2-million-square-foot Class A development to 100% leased.
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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