BGL Real Estate Partners (BGLREP) opened an office in San Diego, its fifth in a national network that includes locations in Chicago, Cleveland, San Antonio, and Philadelphia. Joining the firm’s national Healthcare Real Estate Group is Joshua D.H. Rees. He most recently served in the London office of Knight Frank, where he specialized in the disposition of all types of healthcare real estate assets.
BGLREP is a division of Brown Gibbons Lang & Company, and specializes in representing private and institutional clients in healthcare, housing, hospitality, and industrial real estate. The expansion is to better service the rapidly-growing real estate market in SoCal.
Rees will focus on advising physician-owners, as well as public and private owners of healthcare real estate, on single asset and portfolio dispositions, sale-leasebacks, debt and equity recapitalizations, and tax-deferred strategies such as 1031 exchanges and UPREITs.
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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