Shaping South Florida's Hospitality Landscape For 21+ Years
Athan “Tom” Prakas is a Delray Beach resident and owner of Prakas & Co, Inc., a commercial real estate brokerage company specializing in restaurant, hospitality and commercial properties, headquartered in Boca Raton. Through his years of experience and remarkable vision for the industry, Prakas and his company continually make restaurant and real estate headlines, not only in South Florida but nationally.
Christian Charles Prakas is a Boca Raton resident and Broker of Prakas & Co, a commercial real estate brokerage company specializing in restaurant, nightclub, and commercial properties, located in Boca Raton. Christian grew up in the real estate business and has made it his passion and career since the age of 18. Christian attended FAU during his beginning years with the firm.
Randy O’Donnell is Prakas & Co’s in house tenant representation expert. He is currently the exclusive Florida broker for Mario’s Italian Market, Chicken Salad Chick, Beef O’bradys, and more. He’s been a resident of Boca Raton, Florida since 1977 and is very well versed in the area. For tenant representation, franchising, consulting, and sales, reach out to Randy.
James (Jimmy) Layson has over 25 years of experience within the Hospitality Industry. He began his career in Atlanta, Georgia in the historic “Buckhead” restaurant-entertainment district, which, was a national trendsetter for urban entertainment districts across the country. Having worked in every facet of the business, from entry-level positions, management, and ownership.
Born in Boca Raton, Chas Prakas became a sales associate for Prakas & Co, Inc. in 2018. Being a South Florida native, Chas has deep roots in the surrounding areas landscape and a clear vision for reshaping properties. As a 2017 graduate of Florida Atlantic University, with a bachelors degree in communications and a minor in hospitality management. Chas’ lifelong passion has been involvement with the sale of restaurants.
Athan Prakas II was born and raised in Delray Beach. Athan became a sales associate for Prakas & Co in 2019 after graduating Boca Raton Community High School. Athan prides himself on doing anything necessary to help our brokerage excel, whether it’s in the office or out in the field. Athan is currently apprenticing under his father and broker, A. Tom Prakas, to learn the ins and outs of the entire company.
Moving to Palm Beach County with his family in 1984, Randy has had the privilege of watching South Florida transform into one the most diverse and sought after culinary and business landscapes in the country. His knowledge of the area, along with his extensive hospitality background, understanding of the industry, and desire to provide exceptional service to his clients makes him a natural fit for Prakas & Co.
Born and raised in South Florida and now living in Central Florida, Orin Sands has had the unique opportunity to see the tremendous growth, change and development of the restaurant, bar, and hospitality industry in the state. Orin brings over 30 years of experience in the restaurant, hospitality, and night club industry.
Premier South Florida Restaurant Broker
Prakas & Co. is a full-service restaurant premier concierge restaurant brokerage firm headquartered in Boca Raton. Established in 1999, Prakas & Co. has sold or leased more than 450 restaurants and commercial properties in the last 19 years. It covers small café sales and leases, all the way up to some of the largest national and global restaurant groups real estate needs. Prakas & Co. provides personalized services ― including business sales, franchise tenant representation, consulting, marketing, sales and leasing opportunities ― every step of the way. South Florida’s hottest restaurant corridors, including Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, Clematis Street in West Palm Beach and Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, have all been enhanced by the Prakas touch. Contact the premier South Florida restaurant Broker here.
With over 130 years of combined experience, Prakas & Co offers some of the hottest sites for restaurants and nightclubs throughout South Florida. Our professional staff’s primary focus is to identify, develop and implement our support strategies that are most advantageous and best fit our client’s criteria and needs. Prakas & Co has established relationships with all major developers, property owners & management groups. Call us to hand pick the site that’s right for you and your concept.
Prakas & Co. was founded in 1999 to provide high-quality professional services to Restaurant, Nightclub and Bar/lounge clients. In addition, we were also founded to provide services to non-restaurant middle market business owners seeking profit through sale, or growth through acquisition.
We specialize in the business of selling companies. Priding ourselves on being Florida’s premier restaurant & hospitality broker. For our seller clients, we attain top competitive pricing, and we work quietly and discreetly. For the privately held company, we bring professionalism to the process that the business owner simply can’t achieve working on his own.