Renaissance Square Wins the Outstanding Building of the Year Award

(PHOENIX) – Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that Renaissance Square was recognized by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Greater Phoenix with its highest honor, The Outstanding Building of the Year Award (TOBY) Friday, Nov. 4, during the 2016 TOBY Awards Event at the Arizona Biltmore.

Renaissance Square, a LEED® Gold-certified building, won for the 500,000 – 1 Million Square Feet category.

“Hines provides tenants with the highest quality experience and service. We greatly appreciate BOMA for recognizing our dedication,” said General Property Manager of Renaissance Square Steve Hamel.

Renaissance Square, the 965,508-square-foot iconic Class A two-building high-rise office complex Hines acquired in 2007, is located at 2 and 40 North Central Avenue, on one full city block in the heart of Phoenix’s Central Business District. The property features an abundance of amenities including 24-hour security, conference-room facilities, a full-service athletic club, on-site restaurants, a jeweler, a shoe shiner and a spacious tree-lined courtyard.

Renaissance Square won BOMA’s TOBY Award in 2014, also during Hamel’s leadership.

Contact BOMA for information about other 2016 award recipients.

Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 192 cities in 20 countries. Hines has $93.2 billion of assets under management, including $47.9 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $45.3 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 105 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,180 properties, totaling over 379 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 483 properties, representing over 199 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit for more information.