On a mission

Developing shared success

HighGround is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hageman headquartered in Carmel, Indiana. Formed in 2021, HighGround brings together a dedicated team with unparalleled expertise, a powerful mission, and the capital to build positive outcomes. HighGround builds transformative developments that enhance lives and improve communities.

About HighGround

Leave it better than you found it.

Our family has been taught by the generations that came before us to “leave it better than you found it,” and we carry that same tradition today. At HighGround, we build inspiring places to live and grow; apartment homes designed to promote an authentic, connected experience that enhances lives and improves communities.

With a multi-generational history of building lasting relationships, we exist to create shared success for our team members, partners, and communities. We are passionate about the work we do.


What we believe

Our Core Values
  • Do What’s Right
  • Take Ownership and Pursue Excellence
  • Be a Team Player
  • Leave It Better Than You Found It
  • Enjoy Life
Do What’s Right

Do What’s Right

Play fair–never compromise integrity.

Respect others. 

Build win-win relationships. 

Respect our natural resources. 

Stay open minded to new ideas. 

Be humble. 

Respect others who think or do differently.

Take Ownership and Pursue Excellence

Take Ownership and Pursue Excellence

Implement solutions to problems.

Face the facts. 

Strive to be the best at what we do. 

Treat it like you own it. 

Do what it takes to hit the objective. 

Work hard. 

Push to get the job done. 

Don’t give up. 


Be a Team Player

Be a Team Player

Be a supportive family that holds each other to high standards.

Communicate openly and honestly. 

Be humble. 

Work as a team. 

Celebrate those that contribute to the successor everyone. 

Share in successes. 

Share in shortcomings. 

Find ways to align interests.

Leave It Better Than You Found It

Leave It Better Than You Found It

Find efficiencies.

Implement long-term solutions. 

Build a lasting organization. 

Adapt quickly to beneficial and necessary changes. 

Commit to continual learning personal development, which benefits our lives both at work and at home.

Enjoy Life

Enjoy Life

Enjoy life by finding fun in our responsibilities.

Be good family members, spouses, parents, grandparents, children, and siblings. 

Work diligently to reduce stress and unnecessary complexity in our lives. 

Appreciate life.

Creating shared success

Our partner companies
  • Hageman

    Hageman is a multigenerational family business that exists to create shared success by investing in the ground up building lasting relationships with our business and community partners.

  • Hageman Capital

    Hageman Capital provides upfront capital to real estate development projects through the purchase of single-site, developer-backed, Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Bonds.

  • T&H Investments

    T&H Investments utilizes its deep network to partner with local governments and not-for-profits to help stimulate economic development and provide affordable and workforce housing.

  • US Agriculture

    US Agriculture is a privately held investment adviser focused on building quality farmland portfolios for institutional and family office investors.