Zeller Inks HQ Relocation Deal in Schaumburg with Assurance
Zeller Realty Group signed a 75,000-square-foot lease with Assurance Agency, Ltd at Woodfield Preserve Office Center in Schaumburg, IL. The independent insurance brokerage firm plans to relocate its headquarters to 20 N. Martingale Rd. in 2019.
The firm will occupy a portion of the first floor and the entire sixth floor, which is the largest floor plate in the Schaumburg Class A market, offering nearly 52,000 square feet. The 650,000-square-foot building boasts finished ceiling heights of nine feet with full-height windows and a raised floor air distribution system.
Zeller transformed the property including upgrading finishes, improving and adding such amenities as fitness centers, game rooms, conference centers, Wi-Fi lounges, food options, an outdoor courtyard with pergolas and fire pits, mother’s rooms, and community yoga classes and organic gardening classes.
JLL’s Jesse Van Dyke represented the tenant. CBRE’s Bill Elwood and Rob Graham represented the landlord.
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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