Other Business Interests

As well as property development and investment, MRMU has a number of other business interests.

Life Coffee Cafes Ltd

In 2004 Mark set up a Costa Coffee Franchise. The chain consisted of fifteen sites across the country, from Dartford down to Hayle in the Cornwall. The hugely successful business was sold back to Whitbread in February 2015.


In March 2009 Mark founded a renewable energy company called Energylab Ltd with colleague Carlo Navato. The company is primarily involved in wind and solar energy.