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Monday, February 19, 2007

Ginn's goal to build hospitality company

The president and chief executive officer of Ginn Development Co LLC has simple rule for building his not so simple business. Mr. Ginn has a business in Celebration where a goes for two hours to make sure that his business is doing well and has no problems. The company which does business as Ginn Resorts has been based in Celebration since 2002, now Ginn is planning to move his headquarters to his first local project which means reunion resorts and golf club or Orlando. Ginn resorts is largely an umbrella corporation for a host of other Ginn companies, one hand handles the construction of his resorts and the other hand handles the marketing and sales. There's also a property management company and a financial services unit that offers mortgages to people that want to buy.
In Central Florida, Ginn Resorts is developing the 2,300 acre reunion resort south of Disney on Interstate 4 and an ultra exclusive country club community called Bella Collina. Most of Ginn resorts have a golf component, with some of the top names in the business which includes Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson to design to courses.
Ginn sports Entertainment LLC was created a couple of years ago to look after the company's professional sports endeavors, which now include ownership of a NASCAR nextel racing team. The newly renamed Ginn Racing, based in Mooresville, N.C., can be employed as an amenity for customers, business association and others seeking prime access to drivers and behind the scenes action at races which is amazing to see and hear its wonderful. Ginn is also generous in the political arena, where development issues so often play out in Florida.
According to state records, Ginn development Company alone donated $305,000 to the Republican Party of Florida in 2005 to 2006 and $50,000 to the Florida Democratic Party during the same period.