Always towards new challenges
Gruppo Barletta, is a leading company in the Italian market, active in three main business areas: Real Estate, Hospitality, Venture Capital with an important focus on CSR as a fundamental value of the corporate mission.
The Group was born in Rome in 1953 in the construction sector. Over the years, with a visionary, philanthropic and innovative approach, the business has been diversified, and the Company has now is own positioning in the life-style segment, with investments in the hospitality, technology, fashion, cinema and innovation sectors.

The ability to grasp emerging trends connected to the development of strategic partnerships has allowed the Barletta Group, since 1993, to make itself known in the Hospitality segment, founding the first hotel development company. Today, the Barletta Group has a central role in the tourism sector, combining direct investments with a 360 degrees approach as Scouter, Contractor, Manager and Investor for various exclusive projects, especially in the field of luxury and extra-luxury.

Alongside major international brands, the Barletta Group launches and develops various investments projects in the most prestigious areas of destination leisure, as well as new openings in the primary cities of the Italian landscape.
The Real Estate segment, which also includes investments in the Residential and Retail sectors, operates, as in Hospitality, at all levels: feasibility, construction, marketing, sales and asset management.

Passion, innovation and responsibility are the ethical values of the Barletta Group which for over 60 years develops a 360° pioneering projects, aiming for the future with the experience of the past.



Paolo Barletta is a serial entrepreneur, investor and impact philanthropist. In the last decade he has successfully established a number of businesses in technology, real estate, luxury hospitality, fashion and cinema. His international background is the reason for an eclectic and innovative entrepreneurial vision as CEO of his own company, Gruppo Barletta, a leading Italian real estate family business. Prior to taking over the management of the company, Paolo was the youngest-ever assistant to the CEO of FaceOff and managed a significant amount of financial operations; for these reasons he was selected for starting Anthilia Capital Partners SGR, a new financial boutique in the market. He envisioned a full corporate reorganization of his family business in 2010 starting by him becoming Chief Advisor to Finance & Development and, later on, Chief Executive Officer of the Group holding. Paolo has run the company over the toughest times in the Real Estate market and he successfully grew it by 25% per year, going his staff from 48 to 250 employees.

Being a pioneer in change, he redesigned the corporate strategy by using new languages, strategic partnerships and by constantly enriching the Group portfolio through complementary investments, mergers and acquisitions. In 2014, Paolo created Myllennium Award in the name and memory of his father Raffaele: it is the one and only multidisciplinary award dedicated to “under-30 young talents” that represent the future leading working class of Italy.

In 2018, he established his own investment company Alchimia Spa, being acknowledged as one of the few Italian funds able to operate with some of the most strategic and innovative companies in the world. Last but not least, Paolo, is the leading donor of Kukua, the award-winning social enterprise that fights children illiteracy in Sub Saharan Africa.



Arsenale Group starts is activite as a multi-brand company in the Italian luxury hospitality sector
Q4. The Group closes a strategic joint venture with the Soho House Group for the Italian Market
Q3. The Group broadens its investments in the Hospitality sector by announcing an important partnership with Hong Kong based Rosewood Hotel Group
Q1. Alchimia Spa starts its activities as a Venture Capital investment vehicle
Gruppo Barletta sets-up a specialized Venture Capital team in order to expand the Group expertise in the sector
Launch of Myllennium Award
Mr. Raffaele Barletta passed away
Paolo Barletta starts to invest in the Venture Capital sector
The group starts to directly manage Hotels in the four star segment
Opening of the first proprietary hotel in the city of Rome
Launch of Hotel Development and Management Company
Opening of the first Hotel in Italy with services for over 2,000 people
Over 600 units developed in the city of l’Aquila, Italy
Over 2,500 units developed having employed 800 families
Development of Loggetta di Marino, one of the first example of luxury condominium in Italy
Starting of the development of “Torri Barletta” composed by eight skyscrapers in the city of Latina, Italy
Five active construction sites across Italy
First construction sites in the Roman hinterland
Raffaele Barletta founds Costruzioni Barletta
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