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Next Generation Honoree: Trammell Crow Company’s Deniz Arac Delivers Results in Portland

Deniz Arac is a Development Manager at Trammell Crow Company (TCC) in Portland, the most active industrial developer in the greater Portland metro area, having developed more than five million square feet in new projects since 2005. He joined the Texas-based developer in 2017, after serving at Harsch Investment Properties as a development project manager.

Arac is responsible for the successful delivery and closeout of TCC development projects through the day-to-day coordination of design consultants, general contractors, inspectors, City and other agency officials, property managers and leasing teams. He is a member of Trammell Crow’s nine-person Portland development team, and holds a LEED Green Associate certification from the USGB’s National Capital Region Chapter.

These are just a few of the reasons we chose Arac to be one of the Seattle & Pacific Northwest 2019 Next Generation Award winners. Connect Media’s third annual Next Generation Awards recognize young leaders in the commercial real estate industry who are likely to be influential for years to come.

Arac’s also responsible for the ongoing management of project development budgets and schedules, and communicates project progress and benchmarking of base business plans to internal team members and development partners. In addition, he plays a key role in the pursuit of new development projects including due diligence studies, underwriting, budgeting and preconstruction assessments for RFQ/RFP package responses.

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About Dennis Kaiser

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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