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Hines Spain Regional Office


Illa del Mar
Illa del Mar, Barcelona, Spain


As part of the Hines Europe expansion, the firm entered the Spanish market with a strategic investment in Barcelona in 1996. That investment centered on 34 hectares (84 acres) of land in downtown Barcelona, fronting onto the Mediterranean Sea. Now known as Diagonal Mar, the project is one of Europe's largest mixed-use developments, totaling over 372,000 square meters (4 million square feet). The project consists of an 87,500-square-meter (941,500-square-foot) retail and leisure center, which opened in November 2001, five residential phases with a total of 1,400 apartments, three hotels, three office buildings and the third largest public park in Barcelona. In 2000, Hines expanded its operations in Spain by opening the Madrid office. In 2004, the Marbella office was opened. Today, Hines España has over 30 employees involved in development, leasing, financing and asset management.


Sebastian Huergo
Managing Director
Alexander Moell

Mr. Huergo joined Hines in 2014. He is Co-Head of Hines' operations in Spain and is responsible for all real estate activities in the country including business development, product sourcing, market and site analysis, project financing and underwriting. Mr Huergo arrived from Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), where he spent three years sourcing and executing transactions in various markets and product types, totaling over € 4 billion. Prior to his tenure at NBIM, he spent seven years at Rockspring PIM in London, where he performed roles in the transactions team and in the fund management team. Mr. Huergo completed his MBA at London Business School in 2002 and holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from ITBA.

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Miguel A. Ramos
Managing Director
Miguel A. Ramos

After 10 years on the financial side of the Spanish real estate business, Miguel Ramos joined Hines in 1996 to help in the acquisition, restructuring and growth of Hines Spain. The company subsequently grew from a single-project, three-person office to the current staff of 42 handling a variety of projects in several locations. As regional controller and financial officer of Hines Spain, Mr. Ramos manages accounting, cash management, tax, human resources, payroll, insurance, risk management, legal and IS functions for the firm. Mr. Ramos also supervises retail, office and residential development and services, and property management services. He is chief financial officer in the Spanish subsidiary of US Kemper Real Estate Investments Group; chief financial officer in the Spanish and international development branch of COMSA, a mid-size civil works construction company; and account director at a business banking branch of the number one Spanish bank, BSCH. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Law from San Pablo-CEU, Complutense University of Madrid (1984), and a Master of Business Administration from IESE-University of Navarra (1986).
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Jamie Rea
Managing Director

Jamie ReaJamie Rea has been active in the Spanish property market since 1991. Mr. Rea joined Hines Spain in 2004 and has been responsible for business development, product sourcing, market and site analysis, project financing and underwriting. Mr. Rea is currently responsible for supervising all Spanish projects. Prior to Hines, Mr. Rea was Joint Managing Director of a niche investment and asset management business, servicing a select group of international investors in the Spanish real estate market. From 1997 until 2002, he was a Property Director with Prima Inmobiliara (formerly Testa Inmuebles en Renta), where his principal experience was in the field of asset and development management both in Spain and in international markets. Mr. Rea previously held senior associate positions in the consultancy divisions of Jones Lang Lasalle and CBRE in Spain. Mr. Rea is a member of the Board of Directors of Hines Spain. He holds a BSc. (Hons.) degree in Valuation and Estate Management from West of England University (1988).
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