Hines is a privately owned international real estate investment, development and management firm. Founded in 1957, the organization is currently active in 18 countries, has more than 3,200 employees and controlled assets valued at approximately $22.9 billion. Hines’ historical and current portfolio consists of 1,192 projects completed and managed, with another 81 projects under development. Together, these represent more than 482 million square feet of office, mixed-use, residential, retail, industrial and medical properties, as well as large master-planned communities and other land developments. As one of the largest real estate organizations in the world, the firm currently manages 135.3 million square feet of space.
Hines came to prominence as the developer of landmark office buildings in major cities across the U.S. The firm revolutionized the industry by introducing signature architecture for multi-tenant buildings and higher standards for all aspects of building design, operations and management. Hines was an early adopter of the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® program for commercial buildings, as well as the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® rating program. Hines is now 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.
Hines executes its business strategies by integrating its investment management teams with local market personnel. Since 1991, Hines has sponsored 30 investment vehicles with over $18 billion in equity for property acquisition and development in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia, with 21 funds currently in the investment or operations/disposition phase. With an unrivaled store of experience, a knowledgeable employee base with significant executive tenure and an unwavering commitment to excellence in products and services, Hines continues to thrive as it adds value to real estate around the world.
Voted Best Property Management Company by Multi-Housing News and Property Management Company of the Year twice by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Bozzuto Management Company offers the finest in apartment living and management services. With more than 160 communities in exceptional locations throughout the East Coast, Bozzuto Management provides a resident experience that is truly beyond compare. The company is a subsidiary of The Bozzuto Group, a full-service real estate firm headquartered in Greenbelt, Maryland.
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Qatari Diar Real Estate Company (Qatari Diar) was established in 2005 by the Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the State of Qatar. Qatari Diar was entrusted to support Qatar’s growing economy and to coordinate the country’s real estate development priorities.
Parallel to its significant infrastructure developments within Qatar, the company has been committed since its founding to bringing the Qatari Diar vision, one for real estate that improves quality of life and contributes to the community, onto the international stage. Today, Qatari Diar has established itself as one of the world’s most trusted and respected real estate companies because of its commitment to quality, local community, partnership and hallmark sustainability.
Qatari Diar has more than 49 projects under development or planning in Qatar and in 29 countries around the world, with a combined value of over US$35 billion.
TFI is a leading investment company in Qatar and is regulated by the Qatar Central Bank. CityCenterDC is the flagship investment of the TFI US Real Estate Fund, which was launched last year by TFI. TFI is Fund Manager and Investor in the TFI US Real Estate Fund together with Qatari Diar. The TFI US Real Estate Fund is advised by Tanween, a leading Qatari company specializing in destination development and project management.
TFI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Barwa Bank, is emerging as one of the most respected investment banking firms within the region, combining Qatari leadership with both international and local expertise to provide dedicated services in Investment Banking, Asset Management and Real Estate Investment. Through its strong international network of relationships and deep technical expertise, TFI provides a global approach in helping clients formulate, deliver and manage effective corporate strategies.
Visit www.tfi.com.qa for more information.