Hines Announces Promotions in Houston

(HOUSTON) – Hines, the international real estate firm, is pleased to announce the recent promotions of Chad Engle and Thomas Bradford.

Chad Engle has been promoted to Vice President–Corporate Engineering at Hines’ headquarters at Williams Tower.

Engle began his Hines career in 1994 as an engineer at the Houston Galleria. In 2007, he was promoted to engineering manager at 717 Texas where he took on the management of the Southwest Region’s LEED® Existing Building (EB) Certification program.

Under his leadership, 13 buildings representing more than 12 million square feet entered the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED EB Certification program. In 2008, Engle was promoted to Senior Manager with Hines’ Corporate Engineering team, and is currently responsible for conducting engineering assessments of the firm’s projects and providing support to properties on operations engineering matters.

Thomas Bradford has been promoted to Vice President–Corporate Operations at Hines’ headquarters at Williams Tower.

Bradford joined Hines in 1993 as a property accountant in the firm’s Atlanta office. In 1994 he transitioned into property management and served as Property Manager for Ravinia, Securities Center and Northcreek.

In 2005, he relocated to Houston and joined Hines’ Corporate Operations team at the firm’s headquarters. As Senior Manager, he conducted operational property assessments worldwide. In 2010, he was promoted to Director of Corporate Operations.

Currently, Bradford serves as a liaison with property personnel and Information Technology (IT) to expand and improve the IT platform, while providing support and training to end-users.

Bradford also works on the development of new systems and resources to benefit the firm and its managed properties.

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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