Jon Wood Joins Hines’ Multifamily Team in Firm's Southeast Region

(ORLANDO) – Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that Jon Wood has joined the firm as a Vice President-Development.

Wood, a 15-year multifamily development veteran, will office in Orlando and will coordinate the multifamily activities in the Southeast with Michael Harrison, a senior vice president in the Southeast Region and with Alan Patton, Hines’ recently appointed senior vice president of the Multifamily Division, who is based in Houston.

“We are fortunate to have a highly respected industry veteran to help us establish our multifamily platform in the Southeast,” said Harrison, “Jon is already actively laying the ground work for Hines to launch projects in multiple Florida markets during 2011.”

“Hines is an amazing company with great people and extraordinary access to capital.

I am fortunate to have the opportunity to join such a first-class firm where I can leverage my experience to help execute their multifamily business plan in the Southeast.”

Wood relocated to Orlando from Washington DC, where he was most recently president of Urbanscape, a privately owned boutique real estate firm. He was a principal responsible for new business and for all phases of development, construction and delivery of high-density multifamily apartment projects. Prior to forming Urbanscape, he was the Southeast managing regional development partner of The Morgan Group, a multifamily development firm based in Houston.

Wood has also held senior level positions with Archstone-Smith and Trammel Crow Residential.

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 1,126 properties representing more than 459 million square feet of office, residential, mixed-use, industrial, hotel, medical and sports facilities, as well as large, master-planned communities and land developments. With offices in 106 cities in 17 countries, and controlled assets valued at approximately $23.7 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. Visit for more information.