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Randi Gerson Joins Kylli to Lead 3.65M-SF Santa Clara MXU Development

Kylli, Inc. tapped Randi Gerson to serve as VP of Real Estate Development. Gerson will lead the planning, development and entitlements for 3005 Democracy Way, a proposed mixed-use urban development in Santa Clara, near Levi’s Stadium and Great America amusement park.

Kylli is proposing 3.65 million square feet of office space, roughly 6,000 housing units, about eight acres of open space, 500,000 square feet of retail, a hotel, and facilities geared toward education and daycare uses.

Gerson says, “We really believe in its thoughtful design. The significant amount of housing we’re adding is going to positively transform this area. It’s going to be such a vibrant destination for the Santa Clara community when it’s complete,”

Previously, Gerson worked for several major Bay Area real estate development companies, including FivePoint Communities, Lennar Urban, Forest City Development, and Mercy Housing CA. She brings a well-rounded expertise in financial management, architecture design/construction management, land acquisition, entitlements and real estate transactions.

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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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