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Building, Managing and Maintaining
North State Properties Since 1948

A Suite of Companies Dedicated to Managing, Enhancing and Serving the Needs of Property Owners, HOA Boards & our Residents

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Search Local Rentals

Looking for a new Northern California home or apartment? Let us help you find your next place to call home.

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Property Management

Ready for Professional Management for your residential or commercial investment property? Let us manage your property & make your life easier.

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HOA Management

Ever Feel "In Over Your Head" as an HOA Board Member? Let our professional managers help you make sure all your bases are covered.

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General Contractors, Remodels & Maintenance Services

Ready to build or remodel? We offer predesigned and custom homes, remodeling, and a full suite of services for takng care of your property.

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Senior Living Facility

Courtyard in Chico is our premier assisted living community. Offering independence with personal care in a warm and dignified community setting.

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Creating Caring Communities

A nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide apartment communities with a Caring Community Team who will work to enrich the lives of residents and staff.

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What You Can Expect

The Hignell Companies has been an integral part of the development of the North State since 1948.  Our passion is to serve in a way that reflects both caring and competence. No matter which division of our company you are working with or what your needs are, we are committed to helping you experience these five values when you work with us:


We are committed to the value of caring business relationships because they save you money, provide less stress, and are more enjoyable. In caring business relationships trust and respect are high, which leads to decisions being made more efficiently. Ultimately, positive caring relationships in business gives you the peace of mind you deserve.


We are committed to ongoing communication with you about your project or property so you always know what is happening. You can anticipate the assurance that comes with being informed, and expect that we will follow up with you to ensure that work has been done to your specifications.


We save you time and the hassle of shopping for service providers by bringing together specialists in all areas of residential and commercial property management and maintenance.


We are committed to the value of competence because work that is done in a timely manner and with high skill and quality the first time leads to your satisfaction. You can expect that all work will be done with accuracy and excellence because we are the experts.

Cost Effectiveness

We save you money by getting the job done right the first time and at the cost we quoted. We know that time is money and because we are experts in our field, we work with efficiency, allowing us to provide you the best value for enhancing and preserving your investment.




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What We Do

When it comes down to it, everything we do
revolves around people  and the places they live and work.


We Build

Since our inception as a company, The Hignell Companies has built numerous apartment complexes, a professional office complex of 37,026 square feet, a small specialty shopping center, developed and marketed a 64 duplex subdivision and a 59-lot planned unit development.


We Manage

We professionally manage residential and commercial properties and help homeowner associations by providing board management services.


We Help People of All Generations Find Homes

We manage rental homes and apartments in multiple north state communities. In addition, we have built and are managing The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek, a 41-unit residential care facility for the elderly.


We Maintain and Enhance Properties

As we grew we recognized the importance of caring well for our own properties as well as the larger community so we developed our services business, Experts in Your Home. We hold a general building contractor license (#143778) with nine supplemental classifications that allow us to provide all the services needed to help our customers.


We Employ

We have the privilege of employing more than 150 people who represent the firm in the fields of commercial and residential property management and Community Association Management. (Corp. DRE #317250) We have offices in Chico, Redding and Sacramento.

We are committed to the highest standards of excellence and service, and we guarantee complete customer satisfaction.