Executive Vice President, Hillwood Properties, Hillwood Urban
Bill Burton serves as Executive Vice President of Hillwood Properties and Hillwood Urban. Burton joined Hillwood in January 1989 and has been a key player in the transformation of AllianceTexas from raw ranch land to an 18,000-acre, master-planned development that is home to more than 425 major companies, as well as the region’s most successful mixed-use project, Alliance Town Center.
Burton’s expertise includes master planning, building development, sales, leasing, marketing, economic development, and negotiation. He has directed build-to-suit and lease transactions totaling more than 20 million square feet with companies such as Amazon Fulfillment, AT&T Nokia, Bridgestone-Firestone, General Mills, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services and Volkswagen of America. In addition, he has managed portfolio sales in excess of $1 billion and coordinated more than 1,800 acres of land sale transactions with companies such as Citigroup, Deloitte, Fidelity Investments, Intel, KRAFT Foods, and more.