The Bennett Hofford Company was founded in 1983 and is one of the largest locally owned development companies in Charleston, SC. The company is a multi-faceted full service real estate and development company, as well as a hospitality and asset management company. Projects are developed, constructed and managed in this framework and range from award winning resort developments to the redesign and redevelopment of two city blocks, including three restaurants, a music hall and two hotels in downtown Charleston, to hotels all over the Charleston area, as well as Montana, Georgia & Florida.
Michael R. Bennett
Michael Bennett is the driving force behind the Bennett Hofford Company. Through his leadership, the company has renovated and developed in excess of $500,000,000. Mike has a vision and foresight like none other. Mike is a lifelong Charleston resident who believes strongly in this area and in the projects he develops for his hometown and beyond.
His vision has brought forth the development of the Hampton Inn in the Historic District of Charleston, the Embassy Suites in the Historic District, the Hampton Inn & Suites on the Isle of Palms Connector, the Hampton Inn & Suites West Ashley, the Residence Inn on the Isle of Palms Connector, the Hampton Inn & Suites Historic District Savannah, the Courtyard Marriott Mt. Pleasant, the Homewood Suites International Boulevard, the Hampton Inn & Suites Billings, MT, the Hampton Inn & Suites University Boulevard and slated to open January 2010, the Homewood Suites Bozeman, MT.
In addition to these great hotels, Mike has developed, renovated and /or owned numerous shopping centers, apartment complexes, office buildings, homes, parking garages, high-end resort developments, just to name a few.
Mike is always looking for the next incredible project and currently has four hotels in the development pipeline.