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About Akel

Akel Homes is a fully integrated private residential homebuilder based in South Florida. Our mission is to build exceptional homes and amenity-rich communities that cater to all lifestyles in the most desirable locations – close to top-rated education, world-class shopping and dining, vibrant nightlife and entertainment and glistening beaches. Our energy-efficient new homes are built with the highest quality building materials and innovative construction methods to create unparalleled single-family residences, townhomes, and multifamily apartments in resort-style master planned communities. For over thirty years, Akel Homes has delivered Florida dream homes!




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Sold Out Communities

The principals of Akel Homes have successfully led the acquisition, construction, and sales of thousands of residences throughout South Florida since 1986. The company’s unique approach to designing homes around people’s lifestyles inspired the development of thousands of residences across many of South Florida’s most renowned communities such as Villaggio Reserve, Villaggio, Bellaggio, Isola Bella, Isola Bella Estates and Ponte Vecchio to list a few. Akel Homes’ most recent new home community is Villamar at Toscana Isles in Lake Worth.

Boca Raton

  • Long Lake Palms
  • Villa Portofino
  • Villa San Remo

Delray Beach

  • San Marco
  • Villaggio Reserve
  • Villa Borghese

Boynton Beach

  • Ponte Vecchio

Lake Worth

  • Bellaggio
  • Casa Brera Apartments
  • Isola Bella
  • Isola Bella Estates
  • Villaggio

Akel Advantage

For thirty years, over 4,000 families have found their home with Akel Homes.

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Executive Leadership

Alex Akel

Alex Akel


Alex Akel is the President of Akel Homes. A second-generation developer with nearly a decade of industry experience, he is responsible for establishing the company’s strategic vision and overseeing land acquisitions and entitlements, product design, construction operations and sales and marketing functions of the company’s developments.

Alex graduated summa cum laude from The George Washington University School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Upon graduation, he was awarded the John Henry Cowles Prize and the GWSB Outstanding Achievement Award. Alex is also a graduate of Harvard University with a master’s degree in Real Estate. He was the recipient of the Harvard University Real Estate Academic Initiative Excellence in Service Award and is a member of the Harvard Alumni Real Estate Board. In addition, Alex is a licensed Certified Building Contractor in the State of Florida.

Ramsey Akel

Ramsey Akel


During his career, Ramsey Akel has personally overseen the acquisition, development, construction and sale of over 4,000 homes in South Florida. Currently, Ramsey serves as the President and Founder of Akel Homes. His responsibilities include land acquisition and entitlements, land development, product design, construction and sales.

Ramsey developed some of the most recognizable communities in South Florida: Bellaggio, Isola Bella, Long Lake Palms, Palazzo at Casa Brera, Ponte Vecchio West, San Marco, Villa Borghese, Villaggio and Villaggio Reserve.

Management Team

  • Elisabeth Akel

    Elisabeth Akel

    Vice President

  • Teresa Hugo-Tigert

    Teresa Hugo-Tigert

    Director of Purchasing

  • Azme Akel

    Azme Akel

    Construction Superintendent

  • Rostom Akel

    Rostom Akel

    Construction Superintendent

  • Debbie Burton

    Debbie Burton

    Construction Coordinator

  • Cleopatra Dean

    Cleopatra Dean

    Design Center Coordinator

  • Pamela Adeimy

    Pamela Adeimy

    Marketing Coordinator

  • Ersilia Moreno

    Ersilia Moreno