James A. Morrison

Senior Managing Director, Country Head  /  Shanghai, China

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Mr. Morrison is Senior Managing Director and Country Head responsible for development, operations and real estate services for Hines’ activities in China. He joined Hines in 1987 in San Francisco where he directed the development of the one million-square-foot State of California office building complex at San Francisco's Civic Center. Following his move to China in 1997, he directed the development of Embassy House, Hines’ 174-unit luxury serviced apartment tower and the landmark 1,000-unit Park Avenue apartment complex in Beijing. In Shanghai he developed the 50-story 21st Century Office Tower/Four Seasons Hotel complex in the Pudong District, and oversaw all aspects of the financing and development of One Museum Place, Hines’ market-leading 1.8 million-square-foot office and retail complex in Shanghai’s Jing ‘An District.

Mr. Morrison received his BA and did post-graduate work in Landscape Architecture at the University of California at Berkeley, and his MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College.

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