Steve Mullen

Mr. Mullen began his long and successful career as a Custom home builder, accredited with designing and building executive homes in an affluent community in Southern Ontario Canada, to becoming a significant owner and developer of Hotels, in South West and Central Florida. As a General Contractor Mr. Mullen has built and or developed all types of Residential and Commercial buildings.

Mr. Mullen has developed many hotels and owned and operated numerous Hotels through his various companies. Properties include Holiday Inns, Comfort Inns, Best Westerns, Ramada’s, Howard Johnsons, Quality Inns and Park Inns. Current hotel developments include affiliations with Hyatt Place , Home 2 Suites, and Curio by Hilton.

Mr. Mullen designed and built what became the prototype Hotel for Park Inns International, a Dallas based hotel franchisor in 1987. With Mr. Mullen’s prototype Park Inns grew from a handful of hotels to over 100 in a three year period. The design was recognized and the recipiant of the “ Best New Hotel Design “ by Mr, Robert L Brock, CEO of Park Inns International.

Mr. Mullen’s career has enabled him to buy and sell over $100 Million dollars of real estate. Other types of real estate and businesses that he has owned include Gas/Convenience stores, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facilities (MRI) and Restaurants. Mr Mullen was a founding Director of Horizon Bank in Bradenton Florida from 1998 – 2004. Mr.Mullen and his family have resided in Sarasota since 1981. He attended Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario, obtaining an Associates Degree (1973) in Construction Management.