Gerald Hines Death : Prolific American Developer Dies at 95.

By | September 28, 2020

Gerald Hines Death : Prolific American Developer Dies at 95.

Prolific Houston builder Gerald Hines dies at 95. His company had a hand in numerous SF highrises, including Salesforce Tower, 101 Cal, 560 Mission St. and the upcoming Parcel F, according to a statement posted online on Aug. 24, 2020 by the Houston Chronicles 

Who is Gerald Hines ?

Gerald D. Hines was an American real estate developer based in Houston. He was the founder and chairman of Hines, a privately-held real estate firm with its headquarters located in that city. At the time of his death, the company had assets in 25 countries. According to his profile on Wikipedia.

In the early 1960’s Hines signed a 99 year Ground Lease with R.E. and Vivian Leatherberry Smith For a large portion of their cattle ranch at what is now The Galleria. Westheimer was two lanes. Where the Hotel Derek is now was little league baseball fields. Tanglewood was about as far west as development had gone.

Cause of Death.

We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.


The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.

Barbara Grove
Yep. I worked for 7 years across the street from the Williams fountain and the Galleria. Great location for lunch hour strolls.

Houston BOMA
Houston BOMA remembers Gerald Hines, who passed away this weekend at the age of 95. We will always remember the real estate legend, thanks to his key role in the development of many iconic Houston landmarks. Read more about his impact on our website:


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