About the Sponsor

Hines is a privately owned, international real estate firm that has provided the highest level of quality, service, and value to its clients and investors for more than 50 years.

With a presence in more than 115 cities around the globe and investor relationships with many of the world’s largest financial institutions, Hines has the breadth of experience, the network of expertise, and the financial strength to assume complex and challenging investment, development, and management projects. The Hines portfolio of projects underway, completed, acquired, and managed for third parties consists of more than 1,300 properties, including skyscrapers, corporate headquarters, mixed-use centers, industrial parks, medical facilities, and master-planned resort and residential communities. The firm currently controls assets valued at about $28 billion.

Since its inception in 1957, Hines has created projects of the highest quality, aesthetic relevance, and enduring value for its investor partners, clients, and local communities. Working with such notable architects as Cesar Pelli, Frank Gehry, I.M. Pei, and Philip Johnson, Hines has redefined the way developers interact with and treat architecture, promoting a balance among function, beauty, and sustainability and reshaping skylines around the world.

Visit www.hines.com for more information.

2016 Competition Schedule

Important dates for the 14th urban design and development challenge for graduate students:

  • October 1, 2015: Teams begin applying to compete.
  • December 7, 2015: Deadline to apply as a team.
  • December 16, 2015: Teams notified of eligibility.
  • January 11–25, 2016: Competition period.
  • February 2016: Finalist teams announced.
  • March 2016: Site visit by a representative from each finalist team.
  • April 2016: Final presentations and winner announced.

Download the 2016 Hines Student Competition Flyer

For additional information, contact udcompetition@uli.org.