Marin Ranches- 26 single family homes in Cooper City, Fl- Circa 2014. Stephen Gravett then CEO of Kennedy Homes LLC in conjunction with BB&T bank entitled and developed a luxury single family community with 5 different floorplans to choose from and 4 different elevations. This was a gated community off of SW 106th Ave. in the heart of Cooper City’s best school district.
Stephen Gravett worked with land planners, architects and interior designers to create single story and two story homes for the burgeoning family market in Western Broward County, Fl. Homes began in the $800,000 to $950,000 price range and very quickly moved up to over $1.35 million dollars. The project sold out less than a year after the Model opened. Gravett used his favorite interior designer of over 20 years, Kay Green from Winter Park, Fl to merchandise the model. “ She was so successful at capturing the desires of that class of homeowners that we sold the model fully furnished, which is a rarity,” states Gravett.
The Marin model also won an award for best Model in it’s class. Gravett credits his team of contraction supervisors, his interior design team and architect Chandej Limpadandh for his numerous successes in Western Broward county. Marin Ranches was so successful that Kennedy Homes LLC through Gravett bought the adjoining 5 acre track to Mari Ranches north boundary and create a 9 home gated community call Ranchette Isle. Stephen Gravett is a state licensed general contractor, unlimited class (since 1980) and a state licensed Real Estate broker since 1975. He has developed numerous projects throughout Florida and in North Carolina.
Recently he finished an 11 year career as Kennedy Homes LLC and Kennedy Development Partners LLC CEO. In that roll he was in charge of acquisitions, entitlements, product design, construction and sales. He now serving as the Operations Director for 5 Star Developers that is building and developing a 50 unit town home community in Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. Prior to his 45 years in Real Estate Development, he flew B-52’s during the Vietnam Era.