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  • Preferred Name: Jim

    Last Name: Buie

    Degree String (Type, Year): (MBA '80)

    Job Title: Sr. Advisor, West & Asia Pacific Regions

    Company Name: Hines

    Bio: Jim Buie is a Senior Advisor to the West and Asia Pacific Regions of Hines. Since joining Hines in 1980, Jim has been responsible for the development, acquisition, and/or management of more than 100 million square feet of commercial real estate in 50 cities representing over $23 billion in value. Highlights of his career with Hines include the development of 101 California and Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, Figueroa at Wilshire in Los Angeles, Embassy House in Beijing and One Museum Place in Shanghai. Jim is a long-time member of the Stanford Alumni Real Estate Council and was inducted into the Stanford Real Estate Hall of Fame in 2017. Jim earned his Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Virginia in 1974 and his Master of Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1980.