Renovating isn’t for the faint of heart, or for the poor of wallet. After all, restoring anything from a family home to a grand mansion isn’t cheap and it certainly isn’t quick…but when it’s done, it’s worth every penny. Some of the biggest renovation projects in the world have been known to cost millions of dollars, but what did these grand residences look like before they got a fresh lick of paint?
From sprawling Hyatt hotels with hundreds of bedrooms to ‘60s style two-bedroom villas, these restorations totally transformed these buildings, giving investors big returns. It just goes to show, sometimes you have to spend money to make money.