CREtech Comes To Austin, Texas on April 22 and 23rd for Its First Event of 2020

New York, NY (February 12, 2020)CREtech (, the leading global conference and research company devoted to innovation in the Built World, will be showcasing the leading-edge commercial estate development companies at its first event in 2020. CREtech has announced that Charles Kuntz, Innovation Officer at Hines, and one of the most respected professionals in the world of real estate tech, will be one of the featured speakers in Austin, Texas on April 22nd and 23rd.

In a session titled “Integration Inundation: Connecting Tech and Clearing the Clutter”, Charles will share his views on how to effectively accelerate and adopt innovation in the world of commercial real estate ownership/development.

Charles Kuntz serves as the firm's Innovation Officer and is responsible for tracking and examining the viability of the most innovative building design, building technology, and real estate technology overall in the industry and implementing the newest ideas and thinking on every Hines engagement. Since joining Hines in 2007, Kuntz has contributed to the development, acquisition, asset management, financing, marketing and disposition of more than 8 million square feet of commercial real estate, most recently including Salesforce Tower and 33 Tehama in San Francisco. Kuntz earned his BA in English from Georgetown University and his MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. 

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About Hines

Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 219 cities in 23 countries. Hines has approximately $124.3 billion of assets under management, including $63.8 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $60.5 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 148 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,362 properties, totalling over 449 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 514 properties, representing over 222 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 organizations in the world. Visit for more information.


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