about eci development

ECI Development has been delivering global consumers with high-quality residential and resort communities in Latin America for more than 20 years. Beginning as a vision in Belize in 1998, ECI Development has expanded across the region to serve consumers with beautiful lifestyle homes and practical real estate opportunities.

By offering a variety of products and neighborhoods throughout the region, ECI has welcomed more than 500 property owners and shareholders to the ECI family. With an unprecedented emphasis on serving our clients, ECI deliver inspired residences for adventurous souls.

development team



Joel Nagel

Legal Counsel & Co-Founder

resort operations

Complete and Comprehensive Hotel Management

Highgate offers a complete and comprehensive hotel and management package tailored to the specific management needs of the property.

Understanding the unique nature of hotels, Highgate provides customized solutions that address not only the operational needs but also the lifestyle character of the property, in all areas.

Corporate social responsibility
and sustainability

ECI Development is deeply committed to corporate social responsibility and sustainability. Since its inception in the region in 1998, ECI has been the driving force behind many life-changing, sustainable programs in the local communities.

In Belize, ECI has successfully hosted silent auctions raising more than $100,000 towards local community initiatives, including:

  • The Rotaract Club of Ambergris Caye’s garbage/recycling project

  • The Living Word Church’s annual holiday toy drive

  • The Saga Humane Society

  • School Supplies collection for local schools

ECI has also partnered with Pack for Purpose to gather supplies targeting the island’s greatest needs, and hosts regular garbage clean-ups.

In tandem with corporate social responsibility initiatives, ECI is committed to building sustainable communities throughout Latin America. With proof of concept already at Gran Pacifica in Nicaragua, ECI is adopting similar practices at Belize Marriott® Residences Ambergris Caye Resort.

Please read this article By ECI Development CEO Michael K Cobb to learn more about ECI’s commitment >>

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