Swire Properties, Inc.
Stephen Owens is a thirty-year veteran of Swire Properties, one of the leading real estate developers in South Florida and a subsidiary of the Hong Kong/London-based Swire Group, and has been in charge of US operations since 1985. Prior to assuming his current role as President, Owens over saw Swire's commercial and residential investment portfolio totaling over two million square feet. Mr. Owen's responsibilities with Swire have encompassed some $3 billion in projects throughout the States of Florida, Hawaii, Texas and Hong Kong. Prior to rejoining Swire Properties in the United States in 1992, Owens spent two years with Swire Properties in the company's Hong Kong headquarters where, as Director of Development, he oversaw development of some 680 residential units of 1.2 million feet, two five star 500 room hotels and 1.4 million square feet of commercial properties. Mr. Owen's community and charity involvement has included Board Membership on: Voices of Children, Tacolcy Belafonte Center of Liberty City, Performing Arts Center Foundation of Greater Miami, InRoads/South Florida, United Way, and the Miami River Fund.