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Credentialed, available resources and skilled teams with a reputation of integrity.

Prime Group's multifaceted business approach, exceptional construction products and vision toward quality of life serve as a foundation from which each project grows. As a privately held company, Prime Group possesses an agile capability to quickly engage new and unique investment, development, construction and management opportunities.

From single-family residential construction to multi-family residential, commercial retail, commercial office and hospitality projects, Prime Group provides premium development, construction, consultation and management services.

Executive Team

Prime Group is lead by an executive team of dynamic professionals, with more than 90 years of combined experience in real estate management, acquisitions, development, construction and hospitality services.

Fred Abbo

Fred Abbo founded his first companies in 1974 and the Prime Group companies in 1987. As President and Chairman, Mr. Abbo’s guides and directs policy for Prime Group as well as national and international finance, marketing and sales programs.

Larry M. Abbo

A licensed Florida Real Estate Broker and Building Contractor, it is under Mr. Abbo’s direction, Prime Group has expanded services and influence to become a recognized leader in Real Estate development, building and management.

Edward Abbo

Edward Abbo brings more than 20 years of real estate construction and development experience to Prime Group’s construction, design, land development and purchasing.

Mayer Abbo
Director of Project Development

Mayer S. Abbo is an award-winning architect and member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). He holds a Master of Architecture degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s of Design in Architecture degree from the University of Florida.

Jeff Lee
Director of Construction

Jeff is a highly talented and accomplished Project Executive with more than 40 years of experience in providing superior pre-construction and construction services for all types of residential and commercial projects. He successfully develops highly effective project teams to guarantee project goals and customer satisfaction. His extensive knowledge and experience brings seasoned, stability to constructability reviews, scheduling, budgeting, owner and subcontractor contract negotiations and essential project management services, quality control and safety

Geoffrey Bennett
Chief Legal Counsel

Geoffrey Bennett, P.A. is Chief Legal Counsel with years of experience working to preserve and manage real estate assets.

Jim Dupre
Director of Acquisitions

Jim Dupre leads land acquisitions, government relations and national and international sales for Prime Group. Mr. Dupre served as Land Sales Director for Coral Ridge Properties, a subsidiary of Westinghouse Communities, Inc.

Heather Strauss
Hotel Asset Manager

Heather Strauss’ 25 years of luxury brand, hotel management experience include Blackstone, Hilton Corporation, Marriott International and Thayer Lodging Group. Her operational experience included new construction, new and existing asset purchases, renovations and brand repositioning.

Jose Luis Gonzales
Director of Finance

Jose Luis Gonzalez earned his college degree in Accounting and Finance while playing football at the University of Miami. After a short career in football, Joe began his Accounting career with Ernst & Young. In total Joe has more than 15 years of public accounting experience working for Deloitte & Touché, Grant Thornton. Joe’s Real Estate experience includes clients and employers such as Gerald D. Hines, The Howard Hughes Corporation, The Resolution Trust Corporation, the FDIC and Rialto Capital. Joe has in total more than 29 years of Real Estate and Finance experience. Joe is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has lived in Coral Gables most of his life.

Keith A Thompson
Director of Marketing

As proprietor of one of Jacksonville’s first design agencies dedicated to the construction and real estate industry, Mr. Thompson was instrumental in branding many of the city’s south side projects during the 1980s and 1990s. His clients included Trammell Crow Residential, Fort Properties, Leasing Jacksonville, The Development Group, Progressive Property Group, ContraVest, Altman Management Company and the Apartment Guide.


Prime Hospitality Group is lead by an executive team of dynamic professionals, with more than 90 years of combined experience in real estate management, acquisitions, development, construction and hospitality services.

Service & Experience

Prime Group Construction Guarantees
  • Zero-Defect Guarantee
  • Owners’ 12-Point Quality Check List
  • Full-Service Commercial and Residential Representatives
  • On-Site Sales and Color Selection Personnel
  • Skilled, On-Site Project Management

Why Not?

“Why Not?” is the spark of creativity and essential ingredient of our success. It begins conversations, initiates searches and discovers new ideas, methods and creative solutions. It permeates every office and corridor at Prime Group and is our fuel for innovation. So, go ahead and ask.

Proud partnerships

Prime Group is a proud member of these fine organizations:



Fairfield Inn to bring hotel rooms, jobs to the city

As part of and effort to revitalize West Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach... PDF

Prime's Fairfield Inn Brakes Ground.

The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency announced that construction of the new... PDF

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95-rooms hotel to bring room, jobs to city's West Atlantic area... PDF

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The two entities have worked together on numerous projects... PDF

Stephanie Happ Named DOS for Playa Largo Resort

Happ will oversee the development and implementation of sales strategies... PDF

Sun Sentinel

Hospitality companies busy expanding portfolios... PDF

Hotels Magazine

People on the move... PDF

Sports Business Awards

Daytona Int'l Speedway Wins... PDF

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Awards & Industry Recognition

Prime Group has consistently been recognized among the best in the industry with numerous awards and recognitions for design, construction, land planning, quality and efficiency.


Playa Largo Resort & Spa named #1 resort in the Florida Keys by Condé Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Awards 2017.


Prime Group awarded 6 Florida’s BEST Awards by the Builders Assoc. of South Florida.


Fred Abbo of Prime Group receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Builders Assoc. of South Florida.


Prime Homebuilders awarded 53 Florida’s BEST Awards by the Builders Assoc. of South Florida.


Prime Homebuilders is awarded 8 Medallion Awards by the Treasure Coast Builders Assoc.


The Builders Association of South Florida reelects Fred Abbo of Prime Homebuilders for a second term in office.


Miami Nuevo Herald credits Prime Homebuilders as one of the area’s hi-tech real estate companies hosting interactive buyer software.


Prime Homebuilders named “Builder of the Year” by the Builders Association of South Florida.


Prime Homebuilders named “Builder of the Year by the Latin Builders Association.


Conexiones Magazine recognizes Prime Commercial Developers and Prime Homebuilders for Outstanding Achievements and Contributions to the Community.


The city of Homestead, Florida proclaims January 11th as Prime Commercial Developers Day in recognition of outstanding contributions to the community and the development of the city.


Florida Trend Magazine features Fred Abbo of Prime Group as one of Florida’s top homebuilders.


Prime Homebuilders is awarded 38 Florida’s BEST Awards by the Builders Assoc. of South Florida.


Prime Homebuilders is recognized as a Founder of the Mount Sinai Medical Center Foundation for it philanthropic support.


Prime Homebuilders is ranked among the top 5 Private Homebuilders in South Florida by the AREEA - Appraisal and Real Estate Economic Association.


Prime Homebuilders is awarded 24 Florida’s BEST Awards by the Builders Assoc. of South Florida.


Prime Homebuilders is ranked among the Top 100 Homebuilders in the US in terms of sales and revenues.


JD Powers and Associates ranks Prime Homebuilders among the Best in the US.


Prime Homebuilders is awarded 34 Florida’s BEST Awards from the Builders Assoc. of South Florida.


Fred Abbo of Prime Group is elected to the Board of Directors of the Builders Assoc. of South Florida.