Murray Homes Is An award-winning family-owned, custom home builder with over 40 years of experience in Sarasota Florida And The United Kingdom.




For individuals who know Murray Homes and its approach to building high-quality water-front luxury homes, the family-run business is hailed as unique and a pleasure to work with. Realtors and individual homeowners who have benefitted from the meticulous focus on every detail involved in creating a true dream home recommend the builder daily. British born father and son team, John and Steve Murray, have over 40 years of home-building experience in the United Kingdom and Florida. The focus on quality extends to the selection of professional and reliable subcontractors with whom they have a long, proven working relationship. Each project is overseen by an experienced project manager involved in every detail from start to finish.

The family-owned business stays agile, moving with the market and their client’s needs, so they can offer all the quality features in a home that truly makes it unique. Whether building from the ground up—finding the land, designing and building the ultimate in one-of-a-kind homes—or taking an existing home and giving it an extreme makeover like no other you’ve ever seen, Murray Homes delivers.

In Sarasota Florida, Steve Murray has made a significant mark in the custom home-building scene through his company, Murray Homes. With a history deeply rooted in construction and real estate, Steve’s commitment to quality and keen design sense has positioned Murray Homes as a symbol of luxury in Sarasota.

Where it all started:

Like many before us, the love affair with Sarasota and the Gulf Coast lifestyle began with visits to the area. Steve’s father, a master builder of luxury homes in London, had semi-retired here. Steve and his wife Bev spent many happy vacations visiting Sarasota as a young married couple and with each visit they grew to love the area more and more, enjoying the company of other expats and locals alike. 

After traveling back and forth for a few years in the late 1990’s, Steve and Bev knew it was where they wanted to raise a family and build a business.  It was clear that there was tremendous growth potential for new homes in Sarasota, and the market was set to explode. So, for Steve, who already had a proven track record in construction and real estate back in the UK, it was a dream to transfer his skill set, passion, and creativity to sunnier shores!  

And so the Murray Homes story began in 2001!

Home Is Where The Heart Is:

Our vision is not just about constructing houses; it’s about creating homes that exude warmth, comfort, and a sense of belonging. We are proud to have built over 120 custom homes and estates for clients ranging from young professional families to retirees, sports professionals, and Fortune 500 CEOs.

As we continue to go from strength to strength, we have recently won awards for several high-end renovations and remodels on multi-million dollar Bay area properties, once again turning a house into a home to be enjoyed precisely how the owner has specified!

The Personal Touch:

One key element that sets Murray Homes apart is our dedication to understanding each client’s unique aspirations. We believe in the power of collaboration, working closely with homeowners, architects, and interior designers to ensure that every project truly reflects the client’s vision. This personalized approach has earned Murray Homes a reputation for turning dreams into reality, one meticulously crafted home at a time.

Form, Function and Sustainability:

Fueled by an unwavering passion for creating spaces beyond the ordinary, our commitment to excellence and a keen eye for design have transformed Murray Homes into one of the most unique and qualified luxury home builders, land developers and waterfront construction specialists. Whether it’s a waterfront estate, a modern marvel, or a classic villa, here at Murray Homes we continue to shape the architectural landscape of Sarasota, setting the standard for elegance and sophistication.

However, beyond the physical structures, we are deeply involved in sustainable and eco-friendly building practices. We understand the importance of responsible construction in today’s world, and Steve and the team employ innovative techniques and materials to minimize environmental impact without compromising on luxury or functionality. This commitment to sustainability aligns Murray Homes with the evolving demands of modern homeowners who understand and seek elegance alongside a conscientious approach to construction.

Modern Family:

In addition to his success as a custom home builder, Steve actively contributes to the Sarasota community. His philanthropic efforts have positively impacted local charities, educational initiatives, and community development projects, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast.

As a family, Steve and Bev and their three boys, Will, Jack and Oliver, enjoy high school soccer, scuba diving, sailing and skiing. By setting positive examples of kindness and responsibility and being good role models, the Murray boys are a testament to their parent’s dedication to family time, and the whole family actively participate in shaping the future of Sarasota, fostering a sense of giving back to the community.

All Work And No Play:

Although time away from building homes and busy family life is at a premium, Steve, through SLR Motorsports, loves nothing more than to race his Spec Miata at Sebring and Daytona as often as he can!

Our Legacy Trail:

We love Sarasota and the Gulf Coast and believe in the power of connection and community. We aim to continue our legacy in Sarasota, not just about the structures we build, the dreams we realize, and the communities we strive to enrich. We want Murray Homes to stand as a beacon of excellence, a testament to the power of passion, collaboration, and a relentless pursuit of perfection in custom home building.


Decades of landmark waterfront + luxury homes
across the Sarasota area



Who We Are

Building + Remodeling In Sarasota’s Finest Neighborhoods