Hines is one of the largest privately held real estate development, investment, and management companies in the world, reporting the employment of approximately 2,800 facilities professionals and a portfolio of 80 million square feet of space. According to company statistics, that portfolio includes 165 office buildings totaling 73.5 million square feet of space and six retail buildings totaling 135,000 square feet. Multi-family buildings comprise 690,000 square feet in the portfolio, while seven government buildings add another 3.12 million square feet. In the industrial sector, the company reports involvement in 2.55 million square feet. Currently, Hines has 4 million square feet of new construction projects and 500,000 square feet of modernization projects slated for completion in 2003. With offices throughout the United States and in 11 other countries, the company controls assets valued in excess of $13 billion. Investment management, development, asset/property management, acquisition/disposition, and marketing/leasing are among its services.
[Editors’ Note: Excellence knows no bounds, with leadership in the capable hands of Founder Gerald D. Hines and President Jeffrey C. Hines. When Hines does something, the industry sits up and takes notice – usually followed by a flurry of activity. That hard-earned respect comes from superior quality of service, a visionary leap of faith to embrace new technology, and a commitment to architectural significance. Hines has its footprints on some of the most breathtaking cityscapes in the world. A long-running commitment to energy conservation has resulted in the company’s third consecutive honor from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an EnergyStar® Partner of the Year.]