The founder of Tropical Lodging, Jonas Norberg, handles design and construction of Villa Yoyo, Villa Asoka, Villa Pondok Batu as well as a Batik factory in Bali.
Jonas and family make the move back home to Bali and founds Tropical Lodging as we know it today, focusing on sustainable, luxury projects in Bali. Jonas brings his passion for quality and level of detail from Sweden.
Jonas Norberg designs and builds the Indo Jiwa, a 100 ft traditional wooden yacht in Sulawesi, which becomes one of the early surf yachts cruising the Indonesian archipelago.
Tropical Lodging quickly becomes a preferred contractor in Bali’s booming villa scene, designing and constructing a number of high profile villa projects in Seminyak and Kerobokan, including Green Villa 1-4, Villa Sangkala, Villa Drupadi, Villa Hanoman, Villa Santhi and the ambitious ecological project Duur Apartments.
Jonas Norberg spends a number of productive years in Sweden, constructing more than 65 villas.
Tropical Lodging launches in Lombok, offering the same service and detail-driven work ethic to customers looking to build their dream property in Lombok. Tropical Lodging also initiates a cooperation with sustainable design experts Bambook Studio, further strengthening their sustainable development. Projects include Villa Sorgas, Karar Lombok resort, Inlight Hotel, Ebuak Bay Development, Mawi Villa, and Alami Resort.