Latin American construction powerhouse, Grupo Zagalo, will launch the Caribbean’s first yoo-branded hotel residences in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, scheduled to launch late 2019. This boutique property from the award-winning design and branding company, co-founded by John Hitchcox and acclaimed designer Philippe Starck, boasts 121 units interior designed under the creative direction of yoo’s Head of Design, Mark Davison and fully manufactured by custom design experts – ITALKRAFT.

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yoo Santo Domingo is ideally located in one of the city’s most upscale areas and only steps away from the prestigious Blue Mall. Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Bvlgari and Café SBG are just a few among the array of designer shops and culinary venues at this high-end shopping center. The project was conceived to meet the need for a truly innovative residential opportunity commensurate with the status Santo Domingo has gained as a business, culture, and lifestyle epicenter.

Antonio Segundo Imbert, co-founder of Simples Arquitectura, is the lead architect responsible for the tower’s chic design; a 14-story building with commercial spaces and Santo Domingo’s only private landscaped rooftop.

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Floor plans include one-bedroom units ranging from 753 to 914 sq. ft. to be delivered entirely furnished with a yoo Studio design. The residences will be furnished not only with ITALKRAFT’s signature kitchens and closets as in this new venture this luxury brand will also bring to life every yoo-designed piece of furniture within the property.

yoo Santo Domingo for HOMBRE Magazine Yoo Santo Domingo North Bathroom (Copy)ITALKRAFT has become widely recognized for providing celebrities and the elite with Italian crafted kitchens.

yoo Santo Domingo will be the city’s only branded, five-star condo-hotel and will be home to the city’s trendiest restaurants and most sought-after locales, making yoo Santo Domingo the ultimate playground for discerning jet setters.

yoo Santo Domingo for HOMBRE Magazine Simples - Buddha - RoofTop 02 (Copy)The luxury residences will not only give buyers a chance to own a property by the highly coveted yoo brand, it will also provide unparalleled investment opportunities in one of the world’s fastest growing economies.

yoo Santo Domingo for HOMBRE MagazineAccording to recent data from the Central Bank, GDP expanded 6.6% in 2016, registering the fastest growth rate in Latin America for the third year in a row signaling the smartest time to invest in Santo Domingo’s real estate market.

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