About the Sponsor

Hines is a privately owned real estate firm involved in real estate investment, development, and property management worldwide.

The firm’s historical and current portfolio of projects that are underway, completed, acquired, and managed for third parties includes 1,119 properties representing more than 457 million square feet of office, residential, mixed-use, industrial, hotel, medical, and sports facilities, as well as large master-planned communities and land developments.

With offices in 100 cities across 17 countries, and controlled assets valued at about $23 billion, Hines is one of the largest real estate organizations in the world. Hines is also 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.

Visit www.hines.com for more information.

2015 Competition Schedule

Important dates for the 13th urban design and development challenge for graduate students:

  • October 8, 2014: Teams begin applying to compete.
  • December 8, 2014: Deadline to apply as a team.
  • December 15, 2014: Teams notified of eligibility.
  • January 12–26, 2015: Competition period.
  • February 2015: Finalist teams announced.
  • March 2015: Site visit by a representative from each finalist team.
  • April 2015: Final presentations and winner announced.

For additional information, contact udcompetition@uli.org.