The exceptional development team behind The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Honolulu reads like a who’s who of leading visionaries known the world over for capturing the art, soul and mastery of remarkable urban addresses.

Salem partners

Founded in 1997, Salem Partners comprises three platforms: investment banking, real estate development and wealth management. Salem’s investment bankers have completed billions of dollars of transactions in the media and entertainment, healthcare and life sciences, aerospace and defense, and real estate industries. Real estate development is headed by industry veterans experienced in all segments of the built environment.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 34 hotels and seven residences in 24 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s Oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development, and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.

[au]workshop creates quality, authentic architecture and catalytic urban, civic and commercial projects with a focus on those that sustainably invigorate neighborhoods and cities. With active architecture and master-planning projects throughout the western United States and Asia, architects Randy Shortridge and Jason Kersley founded the firm in 2013 after a combined 40 years of experience locally, nationally and internationally in a wide variety of typologies.

Dianna Wong Architecture + Interior Design

Born in Hong Kong, raised in rural Montana and Los Angeles, Ms. Wong has a unique global view of the luxury lifestyle business. She launched her LA-based architecture firm in 1998 and has worked on projects as diverse as the swanky W Hotel in Washington D.C., Caesars Golf Macau and the megaresort, Baha Mar in Nassau, The Bahamas. Ms. Wong has multi-disciplinary training in architecture, interior design, fine arts and the decorative arts. Her firm’s work is not limited to a signature style. The goal is the creation of an undefinable experience that awakens the senses, evokes memories and transforms lives.


Founded in 1934, the Molteni Group is one of Italy’s leading international furnishings organisations. The firm consists of four companies, each one at the forefront of its sector: Molteni&C (home furnishings), Unifor (office furnishings), Dada (kitchens) and Citterio (office furnishings and partitions). Revered for its rich heritage and obsession for quality, Molteni offers its distinctive collections in Italy and in more than 80 countries around the world.

Hart Howerton

An interdisciplinary team of architects, planners, landscape architects and interior designers, Hart Howerton was founded in 1967, and has established itself as one of the most influential and distinguished design teams in the world. With work that spans across six continents and 51 countries, the firm is known for making lasting contributions to some of the world’s finest settings, with innovative and sustainable designs that increase in value over time.


Contributing to restaurant and lounge design is Meyer Davis, a globally recognized boutique that has become a definitive fixture in the design world. Playing with space, form, texture and light, the firm’s visual experiences compel and inspire. Hospitality clients include Auberge Beach Residences, Rosewood Hotels, Four Seasons and Le Meridian. The firm has become sought after by the world’s leading restaurateurs and chefs including Michael White, Daniel Boulud, Tom Colicchio and Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Meyer Davis is the designer of Oscar de la Renta’s worldwide boutiques, as well as the mind behind designs for John Varvatos stores.


Responsible for all water features throughout the property, Fluidity Design Consultants is an international, Los Angeles-based water feature design and engineering firm that has been recognized for its creativity and design excellence by numerous awards and competition successes. Collaborating with many of the world’s most respected architects, landscape architects and developers, Fluidity is about art, soul, beauty and humanity, as explored through water design. The firm’s inventive works unfold through discovery, reflect and enhance an authentic sense of place, and establish an unmistakable aura of quality.

AHL – Architects Hawaii Ltd.

Originally from England, founder Cyril (Cy) W. Lemmon established AHL in the garage of his Waikiki home in 1946. His commitment to serving the community, understanding the culture, and heightening public awareness of architecture and planning remain the firm’s philosophy and foundation. Today, AHL is a multi-disciplinary architectural firm with international experience in architecture, planning and interior design. Based in Honolulu, the firm and its 90+ member staff have developed a worldwide reputation as one of the most versatile and progressive design firms in the Pacific Region.


As an internationally recognized marketing communications company, InterCommunications brings 30+ years of experience to the transforming of real estate projects into recognized brands that have provided significant returns for their owners, investors and development partners. From urban mixed-use to resort destinations to master-planned communities, InterCom’s strength is in creating enduring brands that speak directly to the desires of a sophisticated and evolving global market.