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Transforming Bustling Bangkok Through Inclusive Development

New zoning laws are purported to make Bangkok more dense and improve utilization With hardly an inch of earth left to maximize land use and public utilities, there is still a plan to transform bustling Bangkok through inclusive development. City planners and property developers hope the new Bangkok city plan, scheduled to be applied from […]

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Top Thai Developers Will Launch More Than 225 Projects Until End of 2018

A SLEW of residential projects, comprised of single-detached houses, townhouses and condominiums will be launched in the Bangkok property market during the second half of the year, catering to the middle and upper-income homebuyers with unit prices of more than Bt2 million each. A survey by The Nation finds that 25 listed and non-listed property […]

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Overseas Developers in Thailand

Overseas property developers are actively seeking opportunities in Thai residential real estate market. Every year the number of overseas property developers entering Thailand has been constantly growing. Referring to a period before the 1997 regional economic crisis, Japanese, Taiwanese and Singaporean developers were mostly investing in industrial estates, especially in the Eastern Seaboard provinces of Thailand. […]

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Airbnb is illegal in Thailand – court declaration

People who rent out their rooms via Airbnb on a daily or weekly basis are acting illegally, according to a recent court ruling handed down to the Wan Vayla Condo in Hua Hin district of Prachuap Khiri Khan province. The court ruled that people renting out their rooms have not obtained a licence to run […]

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Thai Property Market Grow 5% – Strong First Quarter

THE property market is expected to expand at least 5 per cent this year, according to the consensus from the listed developers that have posted double-digit growth for the first quarter compared with the year-earlier period. Nine of the 11 developers that have announced their first-quarter results reported strong gains in net profit from the […]

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Thailand: property market reflects strengthening economy

The outlook for the Thai economy in 2018 appears positive, based on trends that we saw emerging in the second half of last year. Most property developers have announced investment plans that feature higher revenue targets compared with last year. Available information so far shows that listed developers plan to launch about 400 billion baht […]

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Hotel Investment in Thailand hit an all-time high in 2017

Hotel investment in Thailand hit an all-time high last year, totalling 17 billion baht, led by a number of marquee transactions. Despite high levels of investor interest, transaction volume in 2018 is unlikely to match last year as fewer investment-grade hotel assets are on the market this year, said property consultancy JLL. Data from JLL’s […]

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Thailand Safe and Unsafe Zones

For many people around the world, an extended vacation to Thailand is a dream come true. Many American expats have fared well with long trips to the country where they can enjoy traveling from one hot tourist spot to another. For some, just a little relaxation off the beaten path in a quiet province where […]

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The Bangkok Thonglor

Condominiums Will Continue to Dominate Bangkok Property Market in 2018

Drive past Sukhumvit-Asoke intersection and you may notice a new billboard has come up in the past few days advertising a special discount for buyers of a high-end condominium project on Sathon Road that until recently was being touted as having been 100% sold out. One would be forgiven if they thought that this was […]

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The Bangkok Thonglor

Thai Developers Confident On Revenue Growth

LISTED property developers Supalai Plc and Ananda Development plc have announced solid revenue expansion for last year, while SC Asset Corporation posted a decline in revenue growth. However, all three companies have expressed confidence that they will close out this year with double-digit revenue growth. Supalai reported total revenue of Bt25.78 billion and net profit […]

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