Another large-scale, master-planned community is moving forward in the Coachella Valley. Boston-based Freehold Communities plans to develop Miralon, a more than 300-acre project slated for 1,150 homes in north Palm Springs off North Indian Canyon Drive.
The planned 18-hole golf course has been trimmed from the latest design vision, even though it had already been installed but had never opened at the stalled project. Instead, olive groves will be planted on the former fairways, and be harvested for residents by Temecula Olive Oil Company. The project will also include communal outdoor space, and roughly 6.5 miles of walking paths.
Freehold Communities’ Brad Shuckhart says repairs to Miralon’s infrastructure are currently underway, and the company plans to offer lots for sale in the next few months, and homes by the end of the year.
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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