Gerald Hines is founder, chairman and CEO. His son Jeffrey is president.
The company was founded in 1957. It has developed, managed or acquired 285,000,000 sq ft since then.
Gerald Hines says he is a builder first, before a financier. His first building was a 1,858 square-metre office warehouse in Houston.
Hines started in development and third-party property management, moving into investment management in the 1990s
Since 1991, it has launched 19 investment funds with over $9 billion of equity capital entrusted to Hines by public and private pension funds, foreign governments and investment authorities, foundations, endowments, high net-worth individuals and individual investors.
Core investment strategies involving office, retail, residential and industrial properties have been executed in the Americas, Europe and Asia by Hines in 68 US cities and 14 countries outside the US.
Hines and son: Gerald (r) and Jeffrey, 50 years in real estate