Trammell Crow, Clarion Ink Lease with Illumination Dynamics in Santa Clarita
Trammell Crow Company (TCC) and Clarion Partners, LLC inked a long-term, 67,639-square-foot lease with Illumination Dynamics at Building 1 at The Center at Needham Ranch in Santa Clarita, CA. The lighting, grip, generators and power distribution services company for the motion picture, live entertainment, sports broadcast and special events industries, plans to move its corporate offices and operations to the under-construction development in Q4 this year.
TCC’s John Balestra says, “We are pleased to welcome our first company to The Center at Needham Ranch, and look forward to celebrating their future success and growth.”
The project includes six buildings ranging from 67,639 to 212,236 square feet of Class A industrial space on a 52 net-acre Phase 1 site. The Center at Needham Ranch is part of a master-planned, 135-acre industrial development located just a mile outside the northern boundary of the City of Los Angeles.
CBRE’s Greg Geraci represented the tenant. CBRE’s Craig Peters and Doug Sonderegger advised the development team.
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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