The making of the man – Marcus Hiles is one that is both remarkable and inspiring in equal measure. Born in the mid-seventies in Central Texas and growing up in a Christian home under the strict guidance and supervision of his minister father, he seemed to be born and raised for greatness. From an early age he was taught to be hardworking, serious and focused in everything he did. Never giving up on his dreams and told to be humble and generous to all. Marcus Hiles was giving the right foundation for him to plant his seed of success.
Marcus Hiles was always a studious young man growing up and his search for knowledge led him to acquire a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the Rice and Pepperdine universities respectively. Even at a very young age he seemed to know where his future was. He had decided that he was going to be independent, to build his own business and be in control of his time and finances. This quest was not a journey he was to begin on his own, however, and he soon found an able partner in his wife – Nancy Hiles.
Starting something big
Marcus Hiles and Nancy Hiles soon married and together set up the bases for what would turn out to be a multi-billion dollar business. Their focus and commitment coupled with the knowledge and understanding they had gathered from school was all they had going for them. They knew that if they were to be successful in their new found business they would have to carve a niche for themselves. They knew they had to be different, even slightly different could be a deciding factor between success and failure.
They formed the Western Rims Properties and built the company on a sound vision and plan that would revolutionize the real estate industry in the great state of Texas. Never before had a property with extensive luxury amenities and features been priced lower than the going rate, however Marcus Hiles and Nancy Hiles made this seemingly impossible feat possible. In an industry built on traditional principles of – the better the home the more money it costs. It seemed totally against common sense and the norm for anyone to suggest that a luxurious home could be priced below its presumed price. This was before Marcus Hiles and Nancy Hiles came on the scene and completely transformed old perspectives. With their business worth an amazing billion dollars within a decade of operation and offering luxury homes to middle income families, it’s no wonder that Marcus Hiles is seen as the colossus of Texas.