Akel Homes’ Women Participate in Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Event
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Akel Homes participated in Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Event where women are provided with the opportunity to learn how to build and construct a home alongside other volunteers and the Habitat homeowner themselves. Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization where prospective homeowners and volunteers work alongside one another to build their home. Akel Homes, a boutique, semi-custom homebuilder based in South Florida, enters the final stages of building Villamar at Toscana Isles, a single-family home development centrally located in Palm Beach County.
Habitat for Humanity consists of one of the three non-profit organizations that Akel Homes has chosen to sponsor within its local community. Under the guidance of construction professionals, volunteers learn new skills while serving their community in a way where they can make a lasting impact. the Women Build Event gathers women together to collaborate on a building project. At Akel Homes, Elisabeth Akel, Vice President, Teresa Tigert, Director of Purchasing, and Jessica Spies, Field Coordinator all served their community at the Women Build Event on May 5th, 2021.
The Akel Homes’ women assisted in building a home that will belong to the Michel Family, the newest Habitat for Humanity Homeowner, by specifically participating in the roofing activities. Habitat for Humanity provides volunteers with a true hands-on experience in regards to homebuilding and the Akel Homes’ team intends on continuing to give back to their local community in as many ways as they can.
It was such a privilege to participate in the Women Build Event, and it truly provided us with just the smallest insight as to what our subcontractors endure on a day-to-day basis and the physical demands required by their job, throughout the entirety of the construction process. Through this experience, we grew a broader understanding of the demands of their job that allowed us to truly commend them for their tremendous hardworking efforts. -Elisabeth Akel
The subcontractors at Akel Homes strive above and beyond to produce a home that exceeds buyer’s expectations. At Villamar at Toscana Isles, buyers now have the opportunity to purchase breathtaking, fully furnished, decorator models. There are no longer any to be built opportunities available at Villamar. Akel Homes’ furnished models consist of various one- and two-story floorplans. All models consist of open floorplan concepts, exquisitely designed to accommodate your lifestyle.
Villamar at Toscana Isles is situated at 7208 Montereal Path, Lake Worth, FL 33463 at the intersection of Hypoluxo and Haverhill roads. It’s just minutes away from South Florida’s finest entertainment, dining, and shopping plazas. For more information on Villamar’s model homes, please call 561-220-6320 or visit https://akelhomes.com/villamar/
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About Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity serves people in your community, and all over the world, to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With your support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families. Since the founding of Habitat in 1976, Habitat has helped more than 29 million people build or improve the place they call home.
About Women Build Event
Women Build opportunities are available across the U.S., and any woman who wants to learn how to build and construct a home is invited to join. No experience is necessary. Volunteers work under the guidance of construction professionals, and also alongside other volunteers and future Habitat homeowners. Whether you are learning new skills or simply adding a few to your tool belt, this is a rewarding experience for all involved, and improves the community that you share.
About Akel Homes
Akel Homes is a boutique semi-custom homebuilder based in South Florida. At Akel Homes, we build exceptional homes and amenity-rich communities that cater to all lifestyles. Akel Homes utilizes the highest quality building materials, innovative construction methods and forward-thinking architectural designs to create unparalleled single-family residences, townhomes and multifamily apartments in resort-style master-planned communities. Since 1986, the principals of Akel Homes have built over 4,000 residences and many of South Florida’s most renowned communities. For more information, visit http://www.akelhomes.com.