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IREM Oregon Forecast Breakfast Planned

IREM Oregon-Columbia River’s 2020 Forecast is set for December 3rd from IREM’s Portland Studio. The 33rd Annual breakfast gathering will be a live and local event featuring well-known names in the Portland Metro broker community who’ll share insights about what Portland’s real estate market landscape will look like in 2021.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Christopher Lee, founder and CEO of CEL & Associates, an industry leader in real estate strategies, and guest speaker Yardi Matrix’s Madeline Winship.

The forecast will feature presentations by local experts including Greystar’s Director of Real Estate Jesse Miller, a mixed-use expert; Harsch Investment Properties’ Director of Leasing Mark Piscitelli, a retail expert; Colliers’ Vice President Office Properties Joe Beehler, an office expert’; CBRE’s Senior Vice President Cara Nolan, an industrial expert; and CBRE’s Senior Vice President Paige Morgan, a capital markets expert.

The virtual presentation starts at 7:45 a.m. and runs through 9:45 a.m.

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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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