Hillwood Development Company

Tal Hicks

President, Hillwood Investment Properties

Since 1998, Tal Hicks has overseen the creation and growth of the company's division created to develop and acquire industrial properties in locations other than Hillwood's flagship property, AllianceTexas, and the company serves 52 markets across North America and Europe.

To date the division has developed and acquired over 249M SF in various markets in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and Poland - 66.5M SF of which has been developed for e-commerce customers.

Headquartered in Dallas, TX, with over 320 associates made up of Hillwood Investment Properties and Hillwood Construction Services, the industrial footprint includes nine U.S. offices located in California, Texas, Tennessee, Illinois, Georgia, Florida and Pennsylvania. The company has five international offices as well, in London, Frankford, Warsaw, Luxembourg and Amsterdam.

Before joining Hillwood, Hicks was employed 11 years as a principal with Trammell Crow Company. Previously, he worked as a C.P.A. in the tax division of Arthur Andersen & Company.

After graduating from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Accounting degree in 1984, Tal earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas in 1987.