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.  


HomeServe USA Supports Habitat For Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area With Truck Donation

HomeServe employees donate one of their former technician pickup trucks to the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area, Inc. HomeServe participated with HFHGCA in a neighborhood revitalization project on Citico Ave. in Chattanooga on Sept. 25.  This is the 6th time that HomeServe employees in Chattanooga have participated in a HFHGCA build. James Johnson, HomeServe’s ... (click for more)

CCIM Chapter Board Of Directors Lists Concerns Over Stormwater Changes

The Chattanooga CCIM Chapter Board of Directors said it has concerns regarding the proposed changes to the Stormwater Management Ordinance of the Chattanooga City Code. The group said, "We fully support adherence to the strict standards set forth by TDEC, which is tasked with overseeing Chattanooga's Stormwater Management System. We support enacting legislation to maintain compliance ... (click for more)

Teen, 17, Charged With Aggravated Rape In Attack On 69-Year-Old North Chattanooga Runner

A 17-year-old has been charged with aggravated rape in connection with an attack on a 69-year-old runner in North Chattanooga on Monday morning. The teen was identified by Juvenile Court officials as Diontae Smartt. Authorities said he has given a confession. Smartt has a detention hearing Thursday at 12:30. The incident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. ... (click for more)

Berke Implements New Pay Plan For Chattanooga Fire Department

Mayor Andy Berke joined the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and leadership of the Chattanooga Fire Department to unveil the department’s new pay plan Wednesday afternoon. At a press conference at Fire Hall #1 on Main Street, Mayor Berke and IAFF Local 820 President Jack Thompson signed a memorandum of understanding which sets forth regular raises for fire ... (click for more)

Leaders Lead On Amendment 1

This week the Hamilton County Commission was faced with what I believe may be one of the most important votes they have cast during their tenure.  Granted, the vote was over a "mere" Resolution that resulted in no overt action or new law in our county.  But there are times when simply speaking Truth and taking a stand on a foundational Principle is paramount and as such ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Expert Reasons Why To Vote

Early voting for the November election begins two weeks from today so please jump-start your plans that will assure your choices will be counted. In a fun-filled attempt to show what some of those who actually vote do during the rest of the day, I offer two examples of “those who live among us” from experts. The first are a series of questions from readers of “Dear Abby” who ask ... (click for more)