Founded in 1957, Hines is one of the largest privately held real estate development, investment and management companies in the world. From its beginning, Hines set new standards for the highest levels of quality and professionalism in commercial development, developing more than 700 projects including stunning skyscrapers, premier corporate headquarters, mixed-use centers, industrial parks, medical facilities and masterplanned resort and residential communities. The firm is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices throughout the United States and 11 other countries and a current portfolio in excess of $13 billion. Hines opened its Moscow office in 1991 and is active in the office, retail and residential property sectors. The firm currently has in excess of 300,000 sq m under management and was responsible for the development of the prestigious Pokrovsky Hills residential community.