The former Versace offices in via Borgospesso 15 in Milan, in the heart of the fashion district, will become a boutique hotel with 38 rooms, restaurant, gym, wellness area and internal courtyard, designed by JK Place. The opening is scheduled for the first half of 2023, after the building, spread over an area of approximately 5 thousand square meters, will undergo a profound redevelopment, based on the highest international standards of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability
For his arrival in the Lombard capital, la hotel company based in Florence has concluded a lease agreement with the Smart Stay fund, managed by Antirion sgr, in which the international real estate operator invested in a joint venture Hines e l’investment management company Blue Noble. The same building was acquired by Hines in June for 55 million euros.
“After the opening in Paris, we are proud to return to Italy with a new project and we must admit that bringing the JK Place experience to a competitive destination like Milan is a goal we have been keen on for some time – they explain. Ori Kafri ed Eduardo Safdie, founders of the brand -. This city contains all those values for which made in Italy is famous in the world. The possibility of joining forces with a joint venture like Hines-Blue Noble allows us to arrive with the security and solidity necessary to face the challenge ”.
However, the company’s development plans certainly do not stop at Milan alone. JK would in fact be actively looking for ad hoc locations in other cities such as Venice, but also abroad, in London, Tel Aviv, Miami, as well as in Mexico..