In 1968 Glen Boyd & Jim Hassell purchased the small real estate firm they worked for and changed the name to Boyd & Hassell, REALTORS, offering full-time residential, commercial, and property management real estate services. In 1979 Harry McComb and James Mitchell, then associates with the firm, purchased Jim Hassell's share of the company and joined as partners with Glen Boyd. In 1980 upon Boyd's death, McComb and Mitchell purchased the remainder of the partnership from Boyd's widow, and in 1981 partnered with Paul Gadd of Byrd Realty, to provide full-service residential, commercial, and industrial real estate sales, property management and land development under the Boyd & Hassell, REALTORS name.
James Mitchell founded Boyd & Hassell Industrial & Commercial Properties, Inc., specializing in the leasing and brokerage of large commercial and industrial properties, which has managed in excess of 2,500,000 square feet of industrial, warehouse, manufacturing, and office space. A Certified Property Manager, James leads a team skilled in lease consulting, development, build to suit, and tenant or landlord representation, serving the Unifour Market (Catawba, Caldwell, Burke, and Alexander Counties).
Gavin Mitchell, an Appalachian State graduate with a degree in Banking and Finance, joined the team in 2004. Gavin has served on numerous boards and committees throughout the community and is a past president of the Hickory Downtown Development Association. Gavin has also been recognized by the City of Hickory for his outstanding job of renovating and restoring commercial properties. He is knowledgeable across the board of real estate and willing to help you with all of your needs.
Barrett Mitchell joined the team in 2014. He is an Ole Miss graduate with a degree in Finance and a MBA from The Citadel. His past experience is in Banking and Finance. Barrett is a licensed NC broker and REALTOR. He specializes in marketing and is eager to assist you.