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Olympia Towers Key Bridge Between DTLA Financial District

Chinese developer City Century revealed plans for Olympia, a trio of high-rise residential towers in DTLA near L.A. Live that would serve as a connector between the Financial District and South Park. The $1-billion mixed-use complex is proposed for more than 1,300 apartment or condo units with 40,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space along Olympic Blvd., east of the 110 freeway.

Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Olympia’s slim towers range in height from 43 stories to 53 stories to 65 stories. A podium will connect the lower levels with 115,000 square feet of landscaped open space.

Construction permits are expected within 18 months, and the development would deliver in roughly four years. The LA subsidiary of Shanghai-based Sheng-Long Group is also developing two other residential projects in DTLA.

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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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