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The primary focus of the founding partners was to establish a company with the right people who possess integrity, technical expertise and a dedication to exceeding the expectations of each client every time. We are energetic, experienced and ready to serve our clients’ building needs.


Unlike most General Contractors, we employ a large in-house, highly skilled tradesmen and women whose skillsets span across a wide spectrum of building trades; site work, foundations, framing, siding, masonry and stucco, tile, trim carpentry and painting. This allows us the capability to perform at the highest level of our clients expectations.



1. How long has Gulf Southern been in business?
David Steinmeyer: Since 2012

2. How many people are in the Gulf Southern team?
David Steinmeyer: Team Work makes the Dream Work, as they say! That statement is certainly true when it comes to our incredible group of construction professionals at Gulf Southern. Their efforts are always at the highest level, working hard to ensure our clients receive the optimum outcome for their dream home or business. Our experts are truly the best in the business. That also goes for our Administrative Team, our Office Manager Sheryl Steinmeyer, and our Accountant Merlin Castellanos.

3. What kind of construction services do Gulf Souther provide?
David Steinmeyer: As General Contractors, we offer a full range of construction services, such as roofing, design build, framing, foundations, site work, renovations, new construction, commercial, drywall, installation of windows of doors, kitchen cabinets, kitchen renovation, bathroom renovations, and pools.
David Steinmeyer: Yes, we do a lot of property repairs and remodeling.

5. What is the geographical area you serve?
David Steinmeyer: The Middle and Lower Keys.

6. What is the biggest project Gulf Southern has been involved with?
David Steinmeyer: Key Haven Estates, a $19 million project.

7. What is the most unusual project Gulf Southern has been involved with?
David Steinmeyer: Building charity homes for Epispical Diocese.

8. What kinds of commercial construction projects are Gulf Southern engaged in?
David Steinmeyer: A wide variety, from resorts to hotels, and commercial strip centers to offices. Other examples include recording studios, docks, bars & restaurants.

9. How would you describe the Gulf Southern business philosophy in a few words?
David Steinmeyer: Where Integrity and Performance Meet.

10. In the Design + Build process, are you actively involved in all stages? And what would be the typical time-span involved from design to completion on an average residential property?
David Steinmeyer: Yes, we’re involved through all stages. The average build time is 8 -12 months.

11. How do you see the future of the business?
David Steinmeyer: Bright!

12. How about a few more examples from the Gulf Southern portfolio?
David Steinmeyer: The Green Room at Duvall & Green Street, Key West, Havana Cabana, Key West, The Sheraton, Key West, Southern Most Beach Resort, Southern Most House (Historic House), The Marker Resort, Renovations on Keys Plaza (Shopping Center), the offices of Historic Tours of America (Trolley Tours) at 124 Simonton Street, Key West.