Lionstone Development and its affiliates have a 55-year track record of owning, developing, leasing and managing a distinct portfolio of hospitality, gaming, and residential properties.

True visionaries, Lionstone has been a major contributor to the landscape of numerous communities with elite properties such as The Ritz-Carlton Hotel South Beach, EPIC Residences & Hotel Miami, Virgin Hotels Chicago as well as other high-end resorts and residential ventures in the United States and the Caribbean. 

The Ritz-Carlton | South Beach

Inspired by its rich history and iconic building, The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach is the epitome of Miami glamour. Lionstone development acquired the 350,000 square foot, 375-room luxury landmark DiLido resort in 1971.

Lionstone spearheaded the renovations of the landmark Morris Lapidus designed property including the addition of three new floors, two level parking garage, two lanai rooms wings and 20,000 square foot commercial retail space, the $200 million renovations were completed in 2003 and unveiled a brand new resort model for the Ritz-Carlton brand.

Additionally, Lionstone managed the continued capital investments of areas such as the 20,000 square foot spa, executive lounge etc. Most recently the property underwent a $90 million redo of all 376 guest rooms, ballrooms, meeting spaces and restaurants which was completed in 2020.

The Ritz-Carlton | Bal Harbour

The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami draws both inspiration and energy from the ocean, and offers an oasis of calm in one of the world's most exciting cities.

Lionstone acquired and redeveloped this property as a Ritz-Carlton in 2014. Renovations included a full spa a fitness revamp, restaurant and meeting Space, rooms renovations for $4.5 million.

Virgin Hotel | Chicago

Lionstone, in partnership with Sir Richard Branson and Virgin group created this first ever Virgin branded hotel concept. Lionstone supervised the $110 million landmark Art Deco building renovation, and the 255-room Virgin hotel was opened in 2015. Virgin Hotels Chicago has been named #1 Hotel in Chicago by Conde Nast Reader's Choice Awards.

Dreams Resort | Curacao

Lionstone acquired the 197-room 130,000 square foot oceanfront property in 1996, throughout the years the resort underwent several major renovations and repositioning. Most recently in 2020, following a $15 million renovation of the guestrooms and public areas, the resort was rebranded as Dreams Curacao Resort, Spa & Casino.

Sunscape Resort | Curacao

Lionstone acquired the 341-room ocean front resort in 2000 after completing several multi-phase renovations totaling over $20 million, the hotel was rebranded as Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa & Casino in 2014.

Curacao Casino

Located at the Dreams Resort, the Curacao Casino features two bars, a bingo hall, 160 slot machines, the only poker room in Curacao, as well Sportsbook with live betting.

Curacao Casino
Dreams Preferred

Dreams Preferred | Curacao

Curacao Casino along with Princess Casino (situated at SunScape) are the only casinos on the island with a wide area mystery jackpot, our famous Kadushi Jackpot.

Princess Casino | Curacao

Located at the Sunscape Curaçao Resort, the 1400 square foot Princess Casino features two bars, 190 slot machines, poker, blackjack and roulette tables and a bingo hall, as well as Sportsbook live betting.

Holiday Inn Aruba

The site and 605-room ocean front Holiday Inn with a lease structure with IHG were acquired in 1999. Throughout the years, the hotel underwent several renovations of rooms, public areas and retail space.

about us

The Lowenstein family of Lionstone Development planted its roots in Miami in 1966 with the purchase of their first hotel in Miami Beach. Since then, the family has been proud to be a part of South Florida’s evolution in the past few decades, becoming a prominent world class cultural, leisure and business destination.

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