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About The Hignell Companies


The Hignell Companies is a family owned company that has offered property development services and property management for 70 years. Beginning in 1948, Fred Hignell, Jr., along with his partner at the time, Floyd Strange, was responsible for the construction of over 1,000 homes in 25 subdivisions, in addition to apartment and commercial projects. 

Doug Hignell joined his father in 1970, bringing with him new vitality and an expanded vision for the company. Emphasis changed to real estate syndication and property management services, teaming with a solid group of investors. Next was the formation of a professional management team.


In the last three decades, 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. In addition, we have built and are managing The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek, a 41-unit residential care facility for the elderly. 

Besides our development abilities, we hold a general building contractor license (#143778) with nine supplemental classifications including warm-air heating, ventilating and air-conditioning, electrical, painting and decorating, plumbing, roofing, sanitation systems, sheet metal, lathing and plaster, and drywall. 

We presently employ more than 150 people who represent the firm in the fields of commercial and residential property management and Community Association Management. (Corp. BRE #317250)


We currently offer residential and commercial property management, home owner association management, brokerage and full professional services including plumbing, electrical, heating & air conditioning, painting, cleaning, flooring and construction/maintenance. 

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

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