David is a managing director and country head of Australia, responsible for the day-to-day operation of Hines management and investment activities, including capital transactions, asset management, refurbishment and development projects. Warneford joined Hines in July 2008 in the group’s Abu Dhabi office, before returning to his native Sydney to open the Hines Australia office in February 2012. Warneford has been involved in the commercial real estate industry for over 15 years, during which time he has participated in the development, acquisition and management of property with a value of over $1.6 billion.
Warneford received a Bachelor of Building (Construction Management), Hon. 2nd Class from the University of New South Wales and Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment, FINSIA.
Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 225 cities in 25 countries. Hines has approximately $144.1 billion of assets under management, including $75.5 billion for which Hines serves as investment manager, including non-real estate assets, and $68.6 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services.
The firm has 165 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,426 properties, totaling over 472 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 576 properties, representing over 246 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organisations in the world.
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