The new $46 million ESJ Verde Hotel begins construction
Carolina, PR- The newest addition to the ESJ Collection properties, the $46 million ESJ Verde officially began construction today, projecting to create more than 100 direct and indirect jobs. Local architectual firm Álvarez – Díaz Villalón created the impressive designs, with FR Construction building the property, estimated to be completed before the end of 2018.
The new 10 story mixed-use hotel on Isla Verde Beach will consist of 71 studios, 29 one-bedrooms, and seven two bedroom units for a total of 107 accommodations. All rooms will have a kitchen area, equipped with refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. This concept is designed for the frequent traveler or families who wish to stay in a space that meets all their lodging needs. ESJ will also offer access to their very popular timeshare program that they have been providing to thousands of families for the last 40 years.
The ESJ Verde Hotel will offer approximately 120,000 sq. ft. of space, providing a unique eco-friendly hotel taking into consideration the environment and sustainability. One of the most prominent features of the hotel will be a rooftop infinity-style saltwater pool with jacuzzi, fitness center, and bar area, providing a birds eye view of the beautiful Isla Verde Beach.
“The ESJ Verde is the second phase of an extensive $150 million investment strategy implemented by Isla Verde Group that includes hotel development, medical tourism, and film production, all designed to create jobs and opportunity that will stimulate the Puerto Rican economy”, said Keith St. Clair, CEO of Isla Verde Group. “The recent renovation and rebranding of the ESJ Azul and the commencement of construction on the ESJ Verde is an ongoing example of our continued commitment to Puerto Rico”, added St. Clair.