HRO is an international property developer and investment advisor. We design, build and manage class leading state-of-the-art real estate in strategic locations in Europe and the United States.

HRO has a long history of bold urban renewal and transformation initiatives. We are committed to understanding the goals of local municipalities and community groups to achieve sustainable, long-term success of our development projects. HRO has developed 50 commercial projects totaling more than 1,300,000 sqm (14,000,000 sq ft) across Europe and the United States.

HRO’s strong local market knowledge and broad expertise in development, acquisitions, asset management and portfolio management provide us with a unique ability to identify and create value.

HRO was founded by Howard Ronson, a real estate visionary. Our executive and technical teams have collaborated for over 20 years in delivering award winning commercial properties that attract world class tenants and create optimal value for investors.



Value is derived by understanding and fulfilling the needs of tenants. This core philosophy is deeply rooted in both our development and investment approaches.

We design buildings from the inside out to offer flexibility, comfort and outstanding quality in terms of technology, finishes, amenities and building services. We deliver projects that are both sustainable and continually in demand. We are constantly studying evolving tenant needs, market trends and innovations. Researching and understanding the tenant dynamics in each investment market enables HRO to provide excellent risk adjusted returns for its clients. We value and nurture our long-term tenant and client relationships.


2013 Best New Office Building

Awarded by SIMI for West Plaza.

2009 Best European Developer

Awarded by Property Week for outstanding track record as a European developer.

2008 Best Project

Awarded by Immo Week ‘Pierre d’Or’ for River Ouest.

2007 Best New Office Building Finalist

Nominated by SIMI for River Ouest.

2006 Best Developer

Awarded by Immo Week ‘Pierre d’Or’.

2004 Best Office Building

Awarded by SIMI for Défense Plaza.

2002 Design Excellence Award

Awarded by Institute of American Architecture for Portes de La Défense.

2000 Best Developer

Awarded by Immo Week ‘Pierre d’Or’.

1998 Outstanding Building Management

Awarded the US BOMA award for outstanding building management.