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Ballard Responsible for Build-To-Suit Opportunities Across the Award-Winning Portfolio  of Master Planned Communities


The Woodlands, TX (February 25, 2016) – The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) has named Marshall Ballard as Director, Business Development. In this new role, Ballard will source office, industrial and medical build-to-suit and ground lease opportunities on commercial land sites across the company’s highly-acclaimed portfolio of master planned communities: The Woodlands® and Bridgeland® in Houston, TX; Summerlin® in Las Vegas, NV; and Columbia, MD. Ballard will report directly to Paul Layne, Executive Vice President, Master Planned Communities, and be based in The Woodlands Development Company office.

Ballard was most recently Principal of Ballard Brokerage Advisory in Dallas, TX. His firm specialized in providing real estate brokerage and property management services targeting commercial office and retail markets. Prior to establishing his own company, Ballard held positions with N3 Real Estate, The Weitzman Group, Transwestern and Goldman Sachs Archon Group in Dallas, TX. He has received the President’s Circle, Breakout Award and numerous Top Producer awards during his 15 years in the commercial real estate business.

“Marshall has a vast knowledge of the commercial market and has built a broad network of sellers, investors, developers and brokers,” said Paul Layne, Executive Vice President, Master Planned Communities for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “His award-winning work during his tenure in the field and attention to detail make him an asset to the team as we expand our build-to-suit opportunities across our master planned communities.”

Ballard holds a B.A. degree in Business Administration and History and an M.B.A. in Finance and Economics from Louisiana State University. He is also a Texas Real Estate Broker and member of the Texas Real Estate Commission, North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and International Council of Shopping Centers.


About The Howard Hughes Corporation®

The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 16 states from New York to Hawai‘i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu. For additional information about HHC, visit, or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.