International experience, local expertise
The team behind Kempinski Grace Bay Residences combines deep international development and hospitality experience with extensive local knowledge of building and operating in the Turks & Caicos Islands.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Today the Kempinski Group operates 82 hotels and residences in 36 countries and currently has more than 26 prestigious projects under development around the globe. Each five-star hotel reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage; each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.
J&T REAL ESTATE (JTRE)
JTRE, the developer of Kempinski Grace Bay, has operated in the real estate market for 26 years. The scope and quality of completed projects along with international experience has made JTRE a market leader in the field of real estate development in Central Europe, focusing particularly on Slovakia, Czech Republic, United Kingdom and Germany. JTRE is a private equity real estate investment, developer and asset management platform, managing assets of more than €2,3bn and estimated planned projects in the pipeline in central Europe, Asia, UK and Americas in total Gross Development Value (GDV) exceeding €9.6bn. Since 1996, the company has developed more than 1.08 million square meters of commercial properties.
Founded in 1995 by UK designer Simon Wood, SWA Architects is one of the leading architectural firms in the Turks and Caicos Islands. SWA has contributed significantly to the built environment of the Turks and Caicos Islands, having been responsible for a considerable number of the islands most prominent projects as well as many high-end private villas. Some of these include the most celebrated condominium designs in the Turks and Caicos Islands, including Wymara, The Regent Grand, Villa Renaissance, Regent Village, and West Bay Club.
“For twenty-five years we have been plying our trade and honing our sensibilities in this crystal clear environment and now we are proud to share the pinnacle of that design evolution – Kempinski Turks and Caicos.”
Simon Wood, Founder/CEO SWA Architects
Founded in 1995, SWA is a leading boutique architecture practice in the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Caribbean region, with a reputation for innovative design solutions in sensitive environments.
Specializing in the luxury hospitality and residential markets, SWA works with leading hospitality development and operations groups in the creation of locally relevant, environmentally sensitive, economically viable and user-friendly developments that meet the strictest international building and operational standards.
Interior Design of the Villas
“Great creative ideas can be universal.”
Severine Tatangelo, Founder/CEO Studio PCH
Led by French Architect Severine Tatangelo, Studio PCH is a boutique architectural firm located in Venice, CA that designs warm, exciting, and sophisticated social spaces, with a focus on high-end hospitality and residential.
She has been working across the world as an architect for over 20 years, contributing to an ongoing change in lifestyles, while transcending rules, genres, and medium.
“There is a First for Everything.”
Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) is world-renowned as a leading hospitality design firm. They create signature looks for today’s luxury brands and unveil the world’s most anticipated hotels, resorts, spas, casinos, restaurants, cruise ships, independent contemporary boutique hotels and world-class residences.
Leading the hotel design industry since 1965, HBA is the birthplace of hospitality design and determines the future of hotels globally. The firm remains finely attuned to the pulse of changing industry trends and design for today’s most sophisticated, discerning individuals.