About

Our History

Tanen Homes was formed in the mid 1950’s under the direction of the Tanen brothers, Nathan and Melvin. They built their company on the principles of quality and value with personal attention to detail and they worked tirelessly to uphold these principals. They oversaw every detail of their projects from site development to final design and construction.

Our size has grown, but our work ethic remains the same. Our tradition of excellence continues today as Harry Tanen, the owner and president, personally continues to oversee all our projects. He, like our founders, is a “hands on” builder who learned his craft from the ground up. As a teenager he worked in the field. Later, he graduated with honors from Florida International University School of Construction Management. Harry has been at the helm of Tanen Homes since 1981. Under Harry’s leadership, Tanen Homes has been at forefront of the construction industry building custom homes in Wellington the city of Atlantis, Royal Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Jupiter Farms, Palm Beach Gardens, Delray Beach and Boca Raton.

We are active members of our community with deep appreciation of all that Florida has afforded us. After the devastation in Miami Dade County from Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and in Palm Beach County after Hurricane Wilma in 2005, Harry Tanen was on the job doing major repairs and remodeling where he was needed most.

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Founders Nathan and Melvin Tanen

60 Years of Experience

1958 – Vero Beach
First FHA/VA Subdivision “Ixora Park”, 360 Homes plus a water treatment and sewer plant for that project.
1961 – Eau Gallie
Second “Ixora Park”, 450 Homes, introduction of air conditioning.
1963 – Vero Beach
“Eastview Gardens” 50 Homes around a man made lake.
1965 – Merritt Island
“Baroney Estates”, 60 Homes.
1971 – Stuart
“De La Bahia” Waterfront condominium project comprising 26 buildings with 303 units, a large clubhouse and 240 boat docks.
1977 – Lake Worth
Third “Ixora Park”, 120 Homes.
1980 – Boynton Beach
“Oakwood Lakes” 120 Condominium units plus 100 Fee Simple units, Clubhouse, and 2 Professional buildings at the project entrance.
1981 – Custom Homes
Under the direction of Harry Tanen, Tanco Construction starts building Custom Homes, Accessory Dwellings, Garages and Barns.
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