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Pellerano & Herrera advised Grupo Poma in development of Real Intercontinental Hotel

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Pellerano & Herrera advised renowned Grupo Poma in the development of the Real Intercontinental Hotel Santo Domingo, an investment of over US$80 million in the Dominican Republic. The legal team led by Luis Rafael Pellerano and Mariangela Pellerano, partners of Pellerano & Herrera, assisted in all the aspects of development and construction of the project.

The new hotel, which is part of the Real Hotels & Resorts (RHR) chain of Grupo Poma, was inaugurated on November 9, 2016 by Danilo Medina, President of the Dominican Republic. With the opening of the Hotel Real Intercontinental Santo Domingo, the city center’s hospitality offer is enriched and strengthens its position as the leading urban tourism destination in the Caribbean.

The hotel complex has 227 rooms across 21 floors and will be interconnected with direct access to Roble Corporate Center, the most modern corporate center of the city.

Grupo Poma is a family business originally from El Salvador, and has five business divisions dedicated to different types of projects, including real estate development and construction, telecommunications and automotive.

Pellerano & Herrera has been the leading law firm in the country for more than 25 years. The firm is recognized for having participated in the largest and most important cases and transactions in the Dominican Republic and having assisted important global market leaders in their entry to the Dominican market. The firm has the most complete and multidisciplinary team of lawyers in the country, with vast experience in more areas of practice than any other firm in the country.

It has been awarded the most important award in the legal industry -“Firm of the Year”- by prestigious ranking firm Chambers and Partners based on client interviews five times (2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015). The firm is also ranked by other renowned legal directories such as: International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Latin Lawyer and Legal 500.