Marcus Hiles Discusses Education’s Role In Economic Development

Marcus Hiles has remained a renowned real estate developer and innovator for over thirty years. A dynamic personality, the Founder and Chairman of Western Rim Property Services has singlehandedly evolved the Texas rental market by offering upscale communities across suburban Austin, Houston, Dallas and San Antonio. As the real estate industry represents the largest contributor to the total GDP of the U.S., its continued stability is paramount to the economic wellbeing of this country. Hiles believes that ongoing economic progress at both the state and national levels require policies that foster private sector expansion while encouraging public education excellence; growing job creation rates will spur financial growth and, in turn, fuel the demand for housing, and a commitment towards ensuring students gain 21st-century skills will ensure that the workforce of America’s next generation stands as a competitive power on the world stage.

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