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Who’s Behind the Hyde by Wanders & Yoo?

Anybody contemplating buying an apartment in a new development should start by evaluating the people behind the project. That’s what we do at PPR. Before we enter into any relationship with a project, we always want to know more about the developer and the forces shaping a project.

We’re not alone in this process. From large investors to retiring couples, we always encourage buyers to do their due diligence. The smart ones take the advice and buy with a feeling of security, knowing they are doing business with reputable parties. 

That’s one reason why the Hyde by Wanders & Yoo has been so popular. Not only is the project a one-of-a-kind development in the heart of the city, but the team behind the Hyde is also professional and talented, with a proven track record of delivering top-quality projects worldwide.

Anybody evaluating the Hyde can see the finished development will stand out in a city of skyscrapers as an iconically branded building that will set a new standard for a luxury lifestyle.  

Why do we think this? Here is a little bit of the background about the team developing vision, design, layout, engineering, construction, and delivery of the Hyde.

YOO Group
Designer Brand

YOO is an international brand that has helped develop the world’s largest non-hotel residential portfolio, with 52 projects completed worldwide and more than 30 under development. Yoo is an international design firm, co-founded by  Philippe Starck, composed of international architects and designers from around the world. They pick and choose a lead designer from the group to head up each project, never to repeat a designer in the same city. Need evidence of their work?

Take a look at the first YOO in Panama City, the YOO on Balboa Avenue, which has been an unquestioned success, continuing to sell and rent even during the downturns in the market.


Marcel Wanders
Lead Designer

Marcel Wanders is a leading product and interior design studio credited with more than 1,900 iconic projects. He works with premium brands such as Alessi, Baccarat, Bisazza, Christofle, Kosé Corporation, Flos, KLM, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Louis Vuitton, Morgans Hotel Group, Puma and Swarovski. Today, many of Wanders’ designs are celebrated in some of the most renowned museums in the world, including the Centre Pompidou in Paris, MoMA in New York and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. His name on a project guarantees the Cool Factor and ensures that Hyde will be unique in every way.

Durex Property Group

It always starts with the developer. Durex Property Group is a Panamanian based real estate developer with more than 15 years of experience in the market.

They have delivered well-respected residential projects in the most exclusive neighborhoods of Panama City, as well as beach, office and commercial projects. Anybody researching Durex will find quality projects that appreciate in value and attract high-level buyers and tenants.



R-M Engineers
Builders – Engineers

R-M has executed all kinds of buildings for 30 years, including commercial and residential projects throughout Panama. Through years of service, they have developed a reputation as one of the leading firms in their industry and a trusted source for delivering top quality buildings in a timely manner.

See what I mean? These are all big-name companies with a proven track record. Don’t take my word for it. Do your homework and I am confident you will come to the same conclusion. And when you do, contact me and I can let you in on our exclusive deals in the Hyde.