News Article | 10/8/2014

Hillwood expands to Europe and Canada

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Hillwood, the Dallas-based real estate and investment and development company owned by Ross Perot, Jr., said it has partnered with major sovereign wealth funds to focus on the real estate logistics market in Central and Western Europe. Called Hillwood Europe, the partnership is expected to invest more than 1 billion Euros in the next three to four years buying and developing logistics real estate, the company said. Hillwood has already purchased existing buildings and development sites in Poland. Hillwood Europe has hired real estate leaders to oversee operations at two new offices in Poland and Germany. Hillwood said it has also partnered with Highfield Investment Group to develop an industrial park near Calgary, Canada. Their first project is a 500,000-square-foot cross-dock distribution center in High Plains Industrial Park. See full story.