At a glance
Greenwich, Cos Cob, Riverside, Old Greenwich, Stamford
New Home Construction, Specalizing in Green Construction, Working with Sellers, Working with Buyers, Computer Savvy
Jim Higgins has been in the Real Estate business for nearly twenty years. Jim is an consistent award winning real estate developer and custom residential homebuilder. Jim has managed new construction, renovation and development of multiple projects totaling over $50,000,000 in the Northeast.
Prior to joining Houlihan Lawrence in Greenwich, Jim founded J. Higgins Holdings and Higgins Construction Services of which he is still the managing member. Jim has over a decade’s worth of experience in construction management of custom homes in Fairfield and Westchester Counties. He has managed several high-end and technically sophisticated single-family home projects in Greenwich. Jim has consulted for homeowners and lenders on all aspects of the home building process. In 2001, Jim founded Northstar Property group and was responsible for all of the investment and development activity in the Connecticut Area.
Jim received a Masters of Science from The School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania in Historic Preservation. In addition, he received a Certificate in Real Estate Design and Development, a joint program between The Wharton School and The School of Design. Jim is a graduate of The University of Vermont where he earned a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Economics and Environmental Studies. He is a certified green builder.
Professional Awards & Achievements
Laural Ridge , Greenwich, CT
Home Building Industry Award for "Best In-Fill Community in the state of Connecticut
Rombro Condominiums , Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Heritage Preservation Project Award
Private Residence, Greenwich, CT
Home Building Industry Award for "Best Residential Remodel over 3 million”
Professional Associations & Designations
National Association of Realtors, Connecticut Association of Realtors, Greenwich Association of Realtors, Greenwich Multiple Listing Service, National Association of Homebuilders, Certified Green Builder, Urban Land Institute.
Jim was born and raised in Greenwich and continues to live here raising his family. He is active in various community organizations and is currently on the Executive Committee of the Greenwich Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors.