Global Development

For over half a century, Hines has developed landmark real estate projects that deliver lasting value to investors and communities. The firm's unique talent in value engineering consistently allows its partners to achieve their development goals on or below budget.

Our projects have a reputation of setting standards for success in their respective markets and product types. Over and above financial returns, they improve cities and pioneer new sustainable practices. Combining insights from local teams, decades of experience and a commitment to long-term value creation, we craft sophisticated structures designed by world-class architects.

Development Services

  • Feasibility Phase

    • Real Estate and Market Assessments
    • Extensive Benchmarking
    • Environmental / Geotechnical and Site Evaluations
    • Precise Budgeting and Scheduling
    • Redevelopment Analysis for Existing Real Estate
  • Design Phase

    • Careful Design Team Selection
    • Architectural and Engineering Contract Negotiation
    • Thorough Fundamental Systems Analysis
    • Closely Coordinated Design Phases
    • Governmental Approval Coordination
    • Sustainability and Energy Management Considerations
    • New Technology Cost / Benefit Evaluation
    • Security Considerations
    • Management of Design to Accomplish Quality, Budget and Schedule Goals
  • Pre-Construction Phase

    • Contracting and Purchasing Strategies / Bid Packages
    • Cost-efficient Construction Purchasing
    • General Contractor Negotiation / Subcontractor Contracting
  • Construction Phase

    • Comprehensive Construction Administration
    • Operations and Maintenance Planning
    • Successful Commissioning, Delivery and Closeout
    • Tenant Construction Management Services
    • Handover to Operations
  • Throughout Development

    • Effective Communication with Ownership
    • Accounting / Control / Reporting
    • Schedule / Budget Management
    • Investment / Asset Management Services
    • Marketing and Public Relations

2021 ESG Report

Since our founding in 1957, we have championed sustainable practices and technologies, proving, time and again, that a greener, more innovative approach to real estate makes good business sense and creates better places for people.

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