Our History

Since 1957, Hines has been leading the industry in quality and innovation.

“Since I founded our firm in 1957, we have been committed to quality investments in real estate, a more functional built environment, better cities and a more sustainable world. Below is a look back at some of the key moments in our history. We are even more excited about what the future holds.” – Gerald D. Hines

1957: Gerald D. Hines opens a one-man office i…

1958: Hines hires second employee and expands …

1959: As development ramps up, firm moves to P…

1960: Hines begins decade of prolific building…

1963: Completion of Joske's marks first major …

1967: Hines breaks ground on Galleria anchor N…

1968: Firm brings build-hold-lease strategy to…

1970: Galleria opens in grand style.

1971: One Shell Plaza marks Hines' first skycr…

1972: One Shell Square pierces New Orleans sky…

1973: Buys First Colony in Sugar Land - larges…

1974: Completes Lord & Taylor, phase 2 of the …

1975: Hines makes bold architectural statement…

1976: Development Manager for Memorial Hermann…

1977: Gerald Hines takes company global, celeb…

1978: Hines Commissions Henry Moore bronze for…

1979: Two Post Oak Central, 30 other projects …

1980: Hines buys first Manhattan property.

1981: Firm develops Seattle tower as Jeff Hine…

1982: Hines builds tallest tower in Texas.

1983: Galleria-area tower becomes Hines' new h…

1984: Hines completes tallest Southeast buildi…

1985: Hines completes Phase 1 of Ravinia Drive…

1986: 53rd at Third, Philip Johnson’s “Lipstic…

1987: Firm celebrates 30 years and 373 project…

1988: Five Hundred Boylston graces Boston’s Ba…

1989: Hines adds Franklin Square to nation’s c…

1990: Jeff Hines becomes firm’s president.

1991: Firm performs several restorations, incl…

1992: Construction begins on Mexico City’s Del…

1993: Joint venture with GM launches with D.C.…

1995: Hines expands European presence, starts …

1996: Hines finishes global headquarters for O…

1997: Hines turns 40 as development on Main To…

1998: Construction begins on EDF Tower in Pari…

1999: Frank Gehry–designed DZ Bank opens in Be…

2000: Hines completes Torre del Angel.

2001: Diagonal Mar Centre opens in Barcelona.

2002: Gerald Hines receives Nichols Prize, fun…

2003: 717 Texas, first LEED Platinum Texas sky…

2004: Barcelona seaside project Diagonal Mar r…

2005: Chicago’s 300 North LaSalle begins devel…

2006: 1180 Peachtree earns unprecedented LEED …

2007: Hines celebrates its 50th anniversary as…

2008: Gerald Hines receives first ever Visiona…

2009: Hines announces the initial public offer…

2010: The Hines GREEN OFFICE™ tenant program n…

2011: Hines is ranked “Greenest Company” by Co…

2012: Construction begins on massive Milan dev…

2013: Hines Global REIT acquires One Westferry…

2014: Hines completes first carbon-neutral off…

2015: Gerald D. Hines celebrates his 90th birt…

Contact Hines

Headquarters

Global Headquarters

2800 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056-6188
United States
713 621 8000
Contact Hines

European Headquarters

5 Welbeck St.
London W1G 9YQ
United Kingdom
44 20 7292 1900
44 20 7292 1901 fax

Regional Offices

U.S. East Region

499 Park Ave
12th Floor
New York, NY 10022
United States
212 230 2300

U.S. Midwest Region

1 S Dearborn St
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60603
United States
312 419 4900
312 346 4180 fax

U.S. Southeast Region

5 Ravinia Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30346
United States
770 206 5300
770 206 5325 fax

U.S. Southwest Region

811 Main St.
Suite 4100
Houston, TX 77002-2712
United States
713 237 5600

U.S. West Region

101 California Street
Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94111-5894
United States
415 982 6200
415 398 1442 fax

Asia Pacific Region

101 California Street
Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94111-5894
United States
415 982 6200
415 398 1442 fax

Eurasia Region

Gasheka Street 6
Ste. 820
Moscow 125047
Russia
7 495 785 05 00

European Region

5 Welbeck St.
London W1G 9YQ
United Kingdom
44 20 7292 1900
44 20 7292 1901 fax

International Offices

Australia

20 Hunter St
Level 11
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia
61 2 9231 2167

Brazil

Av. das Nações Unidas, 12901
Torre Norte - 6 ° andar
São Paulo 04578-910
Brazil
55 11 5504 7600
55 11 5504 7556 fax

Canada

200 King Street West
Suite 1805
Toronto, ON M5H 3T4
Canada
416 595 1949

China

Hyundai Motor Tower Suite 333
38 Xiaoyun Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing, PRC 100027
China
8610 8453 8855
8610 8453 9866 fax

France

66 Avenue Charles de Gaulle
Neuilly-sur-Seine, IDF 92522
France
33 1 41 45 80 80
33 1 41 45 80 81 fax

Germany

Hardenbergstraße 28a
Berlin D-10623
Germany
49 30 726241 100
49 30 726241 109 fax

Greece

Voukourestiou 19
Athens 106 71
Greece
30 210 364 7895

India

One Horizon Center
12th Floor
Gurgaon, Haryana 122002
India
91 124 480 2222

Ireland

First Floor, Block 2
Clanwilliam Court, Clanwilliam Place
Dublin 2
Ireland
353 1 7999900
353 1 7 999931 fax

Italy

Via Monte Pietà 21
Milan 20121
Italy
39 02 86 33 72 32

Luxembourg

35 F, John F. Kennedy
Luxembourg L-1855

352 264 337 1
352 264 337 37 fax

Mexico

Torre del Angel
Reforma 350
Mexico D.F. 06600
Mexico
52 55 52428809

Panama

Torre B Piso 15
Torre de las Americas
Punta Pacifica, Panama City
Panama
507 028 20 7375
507 300 99 75 fax

Poland

Bonifraterska 17
Warsaw 00-203
Poland
48 22 351 2400
48 22 351 2401 fax

Russia

Gasheka Street 6
Ste. 820
Moscow 125047
Russia
7 495 785 05 00
7 495 785 05 10 fax

Spain

Sor Ángela de la Cruz, 2° - 2° C
Edificio Cuzco III
Madrid 28020
Spain
34 91 703 00 23
34 91 359 89 71 fax

South Korea

Glass Tower, Level 20
534 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu
Seoul 06181
Republic of Korea
82 2 6138 3840

United Kingdom

5 Welbeck St.
London W1G 9YQ
United Kingdom
44 20 7292 1900
44 20 7292 1901 fax