Helen Hixon Joins Upward Realty

Friday, June 28, 2013
Helen Hixon
Helen Hixon

Realtor Helen Scott Hixon  has joined Upward Realty.com, where she will work with a team of real estate specialists committed to excellent client service.  The company is owned by Raymond Warren, broker.  

Ms. Hixon’s varied real estate background has ranged from property management, retail center, outlet mall and office leasing.  She served as general manager/marketing manager at Prime Retail Outlet Malls in Darien, GA, and Perryville, MD, and oversaw capital improvement and maintenance projects.  

While managing Chattanooga’s Northtowne Center for Angel Realty, Ms. Hixon negotiated new leases with Staples, Factory Card Outlet, Framearound Gallery, etc., to accomplish 100% occupancy.  She was Leasing Director for Healthcare Realty Trust’s 750,000 square feet medical office portfolio in Memphis; headed Standard Management Company’s destination retail and festival marketplace leasing in Columbus, OH; and completed numerous lease transactions in Chicago-based Arthur Rubloff Co’s managed properties in Cincinnati, serving as leasing director for One Lytle Place, Cincinnati’s first mixed use high rise property located on the Ohio River. Ms. Hixon's lease transactions in the initial lease-up of LJ Hooker’s Forest Fair Mall in Fairfield, OH, included Oshman’s Sporting Goods, Little Professor Books, and Hyde Park Jewelry. She attributes much of her success to CBL & Associates foundational training when she was a Leasing Representative and Project Manager with that company for 7½ years.  

Ms. Hixon has sold starter and dream homes, waterfront and commercial properties.  Personal renovation projects include residences in historic districts in Cincinnati and Columbus, OH’s German Village.

Helen graduated from Covenant College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management.  She is a graduate of the TN Association of Realtor’s Institute, and the TN Real Estate Education Systems.

She is married to Millard Hixon, has one daughter and two delightful grandchildren.  Her interests include a broad genre of music, art, history, and being out-of-doors as much as possible.  


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