(PHOENIX, AZ) – The Phoenix office of Hines, the international real estate firm, is pleased to announce that Christopher “Chris” Anderson has re-joined the firm as managing director to oversee Hines’ operations in Arizona and New Mexico.
In that capacity, he will lead all operations including new business, development, property management and asset management.
From 2006 to present, Anderson served as vice president of development for Forest City Enterprises, Inc. in Albuquerque, NM, and was responsible for their Mesa del Sol 12,900-acre master-planned community.
Prior to that, he was a senior project manager for Hines starting in 2000, and was involved in the development of 24th at Camelback I in Phoenix; the development management of the Glendale Arena (now Jobing.com Arena); and the land acquisition for the Scottsdale Corporate Center.
Mark Cover, senior managing director and CEO of the firm’s Southwest Region, commented, “Arizona and New Mexico are ever-growing markets that are important to us, and Chris will be instrumental in expanding the Hines brand by identifying additional growth opportunities.”
Anderson currently serves as a board member and vice chair for the Albuquerque Chapter of the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP), board secretary for the PB&J Family Services (a non-profit community organization), and as a board member for the Albuquerque Economic Development Corporation.
He was also recognized by New Mexico Business Weekly as one of the Top 40 business leaders under 40 years old.
Anderson holds a Masters of Real Estate and a Masters of Construction Management from the University of Denver, and a BS in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate from Arizona State University.
Hines has been active in the New Mexico market since 1983 and the Arizona market since 1996.
The firm has developed 2.4 million square feet in the two states, and currently manages 2.3 million square feet there.
Hines is a privately owned real estate firm involved in real estate investment, development and property management worldwide. The firm’s historical and current portfolio of projects that are underway, completed, acquired and managed for third parties includes 1,273 properties representing more than 514 million square feet of office, residential, mixed-use, industrial, hotel, medical and sports facilities, as well as large, master-planned communities and land developments.
Currently, Hines manages 406 properties totaling 148.5 million square feet, which includes 78.3 million square feet for third parties.
With offices in 113 cities in 18 countries, and controlled assets valued at approximately $24.3 billion, Hines is one of the largest real estate organizations in the world. Hines is also a world leader in sustainable real estate strategies, with extensive experience in LEED®, ENERGY STAR®, BREEAM, Haute Qualité Environnementale and DGNB green building rating systems.
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