Hines announces new leadership changes
James C. Buie, Jr., co-CEO, West Region and Asia Pacific, and longtime veteran of Hines, has retired.
Since joining Hines 40 years ago in 1980, Buie has been involved in all phases of the development process and management of more than 110 million square feet of commercial real estate valued in excess of $31.6 billion. He created the Asia Pacific Region in 1996, which includes China and Australia. Additional highlights of his career with Hines include the development of 101 California and Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, Figueroa at Wilshire in Los Angeles, Embassy House in Beijing and One Museum Place in Shanghai. In 2017, Buie was inducted into the Stanford Real Estate Hall of Fame.
And Douglas Metzler, co-CEO of the Hines U.S. West Region will be named CEO and Ray Lawler, co-CEO of the firm’s Asia Pacific Region will be named CEO of that region. Both Metzler and Lawler spent the past year working alongside Buie as co-CEOs to ensure a seamless transition. Both Me