CityCenterDC and The Residences at CityCenter are the result of the vision, experience, and commitment of an exceptional team. Together, Foster + Partners, Gustafson, Guthrie & Nichol, Hines, Qatari Diar and The First Investor have created an entirely new neighborhood in the heart of one of the world’s most influential cities.

Hines is a privately owned international real estate investment, development and management firm. Founded in 1957, the organization is currently active in 18 countries, has more than 3,200 employees and controlled assets valued at approximately $22.9 billion. Hines’ historical and current portfolio consists of 1,192 projects completed and managed, with another 81 projects under development. Together these represent more than 482 million square feet of office, mixed-use, residential, retail, industrial, and medical properties, as well as large master-planned communities and other land developments. As one of the largest real estate organizations in the world, the firm currently manages 135.3 million square feet of space.

Hines came to prominence as the developer of landmark office buildings in major cities across the U.S. The firm revolutionized the industry by introducing signature architecture for multi-tenant buildings, and higher standards for all aspects of building design, operations and management. Hines was an early adopter of the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® program for commercial buildings, as well as the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® rating program. Hines is now a world leader in sustainable real estate strategies, with extensive experience in LEED, ENERGY STAR®, BREEAM, Haute Qualité Environnementale and DGNB green building rating systems.

Hines executes its business strategies by integrating its investment management teams with local market personnel. Since 1991, Hines has sponsored 30 investment vehicles with over $18 billion in equity for property acquisition and development in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia, with 21 funds currently in the investment or operations/disposition phase. With an unrivaled store of experience, a knowledgeable employee base with significant executive tenure and an unwavering commitment to excellence in products and services, Hines continues to thrive as it adds value to real estate around the world.
Serving as a landmark for modern environmentally-friendly architecture by Kohn Pedersen Fox, this luxury residential building in the West Village of Manhattan embodies mindful living.
Progressive architect Jean Nouvel designed this sophisticated and contemporary condominium, which features unparalleled amenities at the most exclusive address in downtown Manhattan.
Located in the heart of DC’s business district, Columbia Square boasts a grandiose atrium and is renowned for its excellent services and amenities.
Home to EDF, this Parisian office tower is a modern architectural marvel with its stainless steel and glass façade which features a conical shape on the north side carved into the building's base up to level 26.
Barcelona’s hottest mixed-use development was a successful pioneer project by Hines to transform the city’s abandoned industrial neighborhood into the trendy destination it is today.
Architects Kohn Pedersen Fox set a new standard for suburban corporate buildings by designing a cutting edge park-like complex featuring a u-shaped structure with top of the line amenities and ample daylight throughout.
Foster + Partners, led by Founder and Chairman Norman Foster, is based in London with project offices worldwide. The practice has pioneered a sustainable approach to architecture through a wide range of work, from urban masterplans to product design. Projects include the world’s largest airport terminal at Beijing, Swiss Re’s London Headquarters, Millau Viaduct in France, the German Parliament in the Reichstag, Berlin, The Great Court at London’s British Museum, and Headquarters’ for HSBC in Hong Kong and London. The practice has received over 600 awards for excellence and won over 100 national and international competitions since its inception in 1967.
The enclosure of the building’s grand central courtyard transforms the public’s experience of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery.
London’s first ecological tall building and an instantly recognizable addition to the city’s skyline.
Hearst Tower’s distinctive facetted silhouette rises dramatically above Joseph Urban’s exisiting six-story Art Deco building.
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN) is a landscape architecture practice based in Seattle, Washington. Founded by partners Jennifer Guthrie, Shannon Nichol, and Kathryn Gustafson, GGN works throughout the Americas and Asia. Its designs – by designers with professional backgrounds in landscape, architecture, engineering, graphics, ecology, and other sciences – express the sculptural qualities of contextual landscape. All of GGN’s work shares a consistent goal of creating a healthy setting for diverse and ever-changing activities. This creates landscapes that are serenely grounded while also feeling alive and comfortable at all times.

GGN is the recipient of the 2011 Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt’s National Design Award for Landscape Architecture. Other prestigious awards include multiple ASLA National Design Excellence Awards, Tucker Architectural Awards, and AIA/ASLA Honor and Merit awards for Design. GGN’s most acclaimed projects include the Lurie Garden of Millennium Park in Chicago, the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Campus in Seattle, WA.
The courtyard at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery is located in a National Historic Landmark Building. This award-winning project was a collaboration with Foster + Partners.
A series of serene spaces celebrate the Foundation's roots in Seattle and was designed as a campus landscape for outdoor work and collaborative problem-solving.
Part of Millennium Park. the Lurie Gardien brings the experience of Chicago’s native prairie landscape into its densest downtown neighborhood.
A metropolitan marketing specialist.

Mayhood is the top condominium marketing and sales firm in the Greater Washington, DC area, and among the most experienced in the nation. Founded in 1983, it has been responsible for the sales of over 3,000 condominium units in Penn Quarter, the West End, Columbia Heights, Dupont Circle, U Street Corridor and Adams Morgan. Mayhood is far more than a condominium sales and marketing agency. We are a condominium development and positioning consulting firm, teaming with clients from the concept stages of a property until the last new homeowner goes to settlement. At Mayhood, we make our clients’ goals our own – and then exceed those goals with an unmatched set of services and expertise.

David R. Mayhood, who has been involved in multi-family marketing and development in the Washington DC metropolitan area since 1972, established Mayhood in 1983. For 11 years he served as Vice President in charge of Project Sales for Shannon & Luchs. To date, Mr. Mayhood’s esteemed firm has been directly involved in the successful sales and marketing of over 175 condominium and townhome communities in the metro Washington, DC area and in several major markets around the country. Since 2002, more than 20 of the National Capital area’s largest and most notable condominium projects have been sold out by the industry-leading professionals of Mayhood.
Exceptional luxury condominium residences in Arlington, Virginia overlooking Washington, DC.
This 19-story tower offers views of the entire National Capital skyline - and forever raises the benchmark for cosmopolitan living in Northern Virginia.
This Neo-Classical 2 building complex is the perfect compliment to the stately monuments and Federal buildings it overlooks including the Navy Memorial around which these curvilinear structures were built.

Qatari Diar Real Estate Company (Qatari Diar) was established in 2005 by the Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the State of Qatar. Qatari Diar was entrusted to support Qatar’s growing economy and to coordinate the country’s real estate development priorities.

Parallel to its significant infrastructure developments within Qatar, the company has been committed since its founding to bringing the Qatari Diar vision, one for real estate that improves quality of life and contributes to the community, onto the international stage. Today, Qatari Diar has established itself as one of the world’s most trusted and respected real estate companies because of its commitment to quality, local community, partnership and hallmark sustainability.

Qatari Diar has more than 49 projects under development or planning in Qatar and in 29 countries around the world with a combined value of over US$35 billion.​ Visit

Lusail City, Qatar

Lusail is Qatari Diar’s flagship project. It is a self-contained and comprehensively planned city signifying Qatar’s progress on a grand scale.

Grosvenor Waterside, London, UK

An urban village and a residential community in its own right, Grosvenor Waterside stretches across a site area of 25,000 sqm in west London.

Olympic Village (East), London, UK

Situated on the doorstep of The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the East Village, London E20 is the first leading legacy neighbourhood for London

The First Investor QSCC (TFI)

TFI is a leading investment company in Qatar and is regulated by the Qatar Central Bank. CityCenterDC is the flagship investment of the TFIUS Real Estate Fund, which was launched last year by TFI. TFI is Fund Manager and Investor in the TFI US Real Estate Fund together withQatari Diar. The TFI US Real Estate Fund is advised by Tanween, a leading Qatari company specializing in destination development andproject management.

TFI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Barwa Bank, is emerging as one of the most respected investment banking firms within the region,combining Qatari leadership with both international and local expertise to provide dedicated services in Investment Banking, AssetManagement and Real Estate Investment. Through its strong international network of relationships and deep technical expertise, TFIprovides a global approach in helping clients formulate, deliver and manage effective corporate strategies. Visit for moreinformation.