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NKF Wins 2.2M-SF Orange County Retail Portfolio Assignment

NKF was awarded the leasing assignment for five Orange County retail properties totaling roughly 2.2 million square feet. The portfolio is comprised of The Commons at Aliso Viejo, Moulton Plaza, Lake Forest Gateway, Larwin Square and Valley View Center. NKF’s Bill Bauman, Bryan Norcott and Mark Baziak will market the space on behalf of Irvine-based landlord ValueRock.

Bauman says, “ValueRock owns and operates a broad portfolio of mixed-use properties throughout the Western U.S., including Hawaii. Each property represents a unique and exciting re-positioning opportunity.”

The properties include:

– The Commons at Aliso Viejo, at 26501 Aliso Creek Rd., presents a proposed 1.9-million-square-foot mixed-use redevelopment with 200,000 square feet of immediately available retail.
– Moulton Plaza, at 23535-23601 Moulton Parkway in Laguna Hills, entails the repositioning of a 155,000-square-foot center.
– Lake Forest Gateway, at 23600 Rockfield Boulevard, fully redeveloped roughly 77,855 square feet.
– Larwin Square, at 501 E. 1st Street in Tustin, NKF represents the center’s roughly 41,400 square feet of anchor space.
– Valley View Center, at 17474-17568 Yorba Linda Boulevard, includes a roughly 45,345-square-foot anchor opportunity.

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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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