Unico, Partners Group Celebrate Construction Milestone at Seattle Development
Partners Group and Unico Properties LLC, a subsidiary of Seattle-based Unico Investment Group LLC, commemorated a construction milestone at the Cascadian, a 211,066-square-foot creative office / life science development in Seattle. The developers topped out the South Lake Union project located at 330 Yale Ave. N. in the historic Cascade neighborhood.
Partners Group’s Ron Lamontagne says, “Cascadian is ideally situated in Seattle’s tech hub, with good transport links, proximity to the city’s Central Business District and access to urban leisure amenities. Importantly, Cascadian also closely aligns with Partners Group’s focus on sustainability and delivering positive stakeholder impact with its excellent sustainability credentials, an in-built solar energy system which will offset some energy usage, and plenty of outdoor space for tenants.”
The final beam was placed on the nine-story, Class A development that is expected to deliver in the summer of 2021. The development has been certified Salmon-Safe and is pre-certified LEED Platinum for Core + Shell.
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.