DALLAS, TX— Hillwood announced today the appointment of André Wolters as senior vice president and market leader of the company’s expanding operations in Germany and Western Europe.
With nearly 23 years of experience in the real estate sector, Wolters brings extensive, interdisciplinary knowledge about all phases in the real estate life cycle. Additionally, Wolters has a track record in European real estate investment and management of different asset classes such as retail, offices, logistics, and hotels, making him an ideal fit for Hillwood as the company expands in significant industrial markets.
Today, Hillwood is active in more than 45 markets across 23 U.S. states and five countries. As of Q4 2018, Hillwood has completed more than 169 million square feet in development and acquisitions, and 136 million square feet in leasing, and holds 86 million square feet of land slated for future development.
“We are pleased to have found such an ideal candidate to lead Hillwood’s efforts in these critical markets,” said Tal Hicks, president of Hillwood Investment Properties. “Under André’s leadership, I am confident that Hillwood will seamlessly continue to grow.”
Before joining Hillwood, Wolters served as head of logistics development at SEGRO plc where he was responsible for business and project development for big box logistic buildings in Germany and Austria. Prior to this, he worked as head of portfolio management for METRO PROPERTIES.