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Since 1985 Mike Hickman and Hickman Homes have been building custom homes throughout Central Florida.  These homes reflect the tradition of fine home building. Hickman’s homes have won awards and praise for their design and quality construction. Mike Hickman works with homeowners from the early stages of choosing and finalizing floorplans, providing estimates for building your new home, scheduling walk-through inspections during and at the end of the construction process and finally, assisting with closing to make sure the new homeowners are happily settled in their new home.


Mike Hickman is a pioneer in the Green building movement in Lakeland and Polk County, FL. He recently finished the award-winning “Go Green” showcase home in Morgan Creek Preserve. This home uses eco friendly building materials and energy-saving features such as solar hot water panels, Icynene foam, recycled products and other green materials. Read more about our green building project home and its innovations.


Since starting Hickman Homes, Mike Hickman has expanded his business and expertise into the areas of home remodeling and commercial contracting.


Hickman Homes can also remodel your existing home to provide more space through an addition to your house or wanting to add new life to your kitchen, bathroom or other room in your home.


Hickman Commercial Contracting works closely with local business owners in Central Florida to collaborate and build professional spaces where they can serve their customers in a well built and tastefully designed setting.



Hickman Homes has received many awards for their residential home design and construction. These awards include the Tampa Electric “Signature Award” for energy efficient design and construction, The Florida Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association Award for “Best Use of Wood Products”, Central Florida Gas “Energy Plus” award, and the Polk County Builder’s Association “HOME OF THE YEAR” 11 time winner. See the links to our partners and affiliates.

Mike Hickman’s efforts and those of Hickman Homes have led to the single highest recognition available to a builder when Mike was named the 2007 Florida “BUILDER OF THE YEAR” as well. Additionally he has been recognized as “Polk County Builder of the year” in an unprecidented 3 seperate years.

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Mike Hickman cares passionately about the industry he’s chosen to be part of and the community he lives in. He is Past President for the Florida Home Builder’s Association (FHBA), representing over 18,000 member companies throughout Florida.  He has been recognized for his work on critical issues affecting the state, including Chairman of the FHBA Radon Task Force, the FHBA Septic Tank Task Force and the FHBA Water Policy Task Force.  He is a past President of the Polk County Builder’s Association (PCBA) and a Life Board member.  He currently serves on the PCBA Political Action Committee  and is Chairman of the PCBA Foundation. In 2010 he was appointed by the Senate president to serve on the Century Commission for a sustainable Florida.

Mike has been active with the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce, serving as Chairman of “Voice of the People” Political Action Committee.  He is a member of Lakeland Christina Rotary and Rotary International.  He served on the Valley View Elementary School Quality Improvement Council and worked with the “School to Work” program in Polk County. He is a strong supporter of the South Lakeland Babe Ruth League and Lakeland Highlands Youth Soccer.  He has twice been the Builder of Record for Habitat for Humanity.

The Hickman Homes team is proud of this record and our outstanding reputation in the industry. We want our clients to know that we’ll be there to back up our warranties and provide service long after we build.

Choosing a new home, a new office or a home remodel can be a rewarding experience. At Hickman Homes and Hickman Commercial Contracting we understand our responsibilities in your decision and we want to help you make it a positive one!

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