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History Preserved, Modern Look Emerges at SJ Tribute Hotel

Newly approved designs emerged for San Jose’s landmark Montgomery Hotel, planned for redevelopment by Irvine, CA Khanna Enterprises, III, LLC. The property will be expanded with the addition of a 24-story tower, and re-emerge as a Starwood Tribute Hotel in 2019.

TCA Architects’ design features a 5-story glass atrium that serves to bridge the history of the original 1911 structure with the modernity of the new. Careful to not overpower the smaller historical landmark, modern building and engineering technology will allow a contemporary structure to rise on the city’s skyline.

The Montgomery Hotel currently operates as a Four-Points by Sheraton, though the combined structures are expected to operate as a single property. The next steps for the project are historic preservation approvals and site development permits.

Four-Points by Sheraton in San Jose

Four-Points by Sheraton in San Jose

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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 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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