Kensington Homes, Inc.

Highland City Luxury Custom Home Builder

Franchise owners Ken Warren and A.J. Maqueira bring a vast amount of experience and a long tradition of building to Polk County through their company Kensington Homes Inc., an independently owned and operated franchise of Arthur Rutenberg Homes.

Ken has been President of Kensington Homes since 1992 and became the proud owner of the franchise in 1999. A CPA by training, Ken discovered his real interest was in real estate and has made the housing industry his business since 1982. A.J. a second generation contractor brings years of residential and commercial building experience to his position as Kensington Homes, Vice President and General Contractor.

Originally from Cuba, A.J. started his own building company in 1994 and joined Kensington Homes in 2005 as part owner and General Contractor. A.J. has been active in several building industry organizations including serving as President of the Polk County Builders Association.

Together Ken and A.J. have been awarded numerous home building awards for their construction design and quality.

Both Ken and A.J. reside with their families in Lakeland, Florida.

About Us


Your new home is based on the foundation of our experience building in your community.  Learn about who we are.

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Open Models

Visit us and see the quality of an Arthur Rutenberg Home for yourself and what makes us stand out from the crowd.

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Our Communities

We build in some of the areas’ most desirable communities and can build a custom home on your lot as well.


Featured Plans

Your new luxury custom home will be built to your exact specification and design.  These plans can help you start the custom process.

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Blog & News

Learn about what we are doing in the community, what we are building and get advice on building your next custom home with us.

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Our People

You should buy your next house from someone who can guide you through the custom building process and who will be there for you as you create your new home.

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Homes For Sale

For the lucky few, we have a limited number of homes we build from our most popular plans that are available immediately.

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Reviews & Awards

Our experience and attention to detail shine through in our homes and we are regularly recognized for our work.

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