Market Trends

Could PropTech Fix the Real Issues of Thailand’s Real Estate Industry?

Industry transforming technologies from Crypto, Blockchain, AI and Big Data are changing industries and disrupting the way we do business. Thailand, with its rapid internet penetration rate and high social media adoption is strategically placed socially, geographically and economically to benefit from these advances in technology! Despite this momentum, the Thai PropTech scene can often feel like the “unloved child”…Read More

5 Breathtaking Bangkok Riverside Residences

Following the grandiose and glitzy launch of “Icon Siam”, dubbed Bangkok’s most luxurious (…and expensive) mixed-use luxury mall; the Bangkok Riverside lifestyle has been propelled into the spotlight, attaining new levels of hype and appeal! Brimming with culture and history, the banks of the Chao Phraya has maintained its majestic and nostalgic retro-chic environment. Traditionally the riverside, attracted old-fashioned and…Read More

3 Economic Factors Disrupting Bangkok Property in 2019

New Year, new start! …Despite the celebratory optimism that usually accompanies the start of a new year, property investors will have to grapple with some new realities in 2019! Market conditions have shifted, especially when compared to last year early-2018; with headwinds and volatility in the horizon, smart money will need to tread carefully. Knowledge is power, especially in Bangkok’s…Read More

Banking on Chinese Property Investors?

Bangkok’s Property Developers and Agents are bracing themselves for a quieter and more tepid market in 2019. Following years of growth and momentum, the Capital’s leading consultancies are forecasting a slow down in the general market. Local Thai demand an important market usually driving new projects and resales, is slowing after years of relentless new launches and developments. On top…Read More

Rama 4 Road a New CBD in the Making?

Running in parallel to its more illustrious counterpart Sukhumvit, Rama 4 Road is currently a major roadway connecting the 3 sections of the core Central Business District (CBD) notably Silom-Sathorn, Lumpini-Ploenchit, and Sukhumvit. Despite its geographic proximity to the prime areas of Bangkok, the road’s general development has often lagged behind its neighbors. With most city dwellers traditionally viewing the…Read More

The 5 Big Bangkok Property Trends to Watch!

Bangkok’s property market, is constantly a whirlwind of big headlines; from record shattering land deals, launches of exclusive super luxury residences, to announcements of multi-billion baht mega projects. This bewildering cacophony of buzz, inevitably awakens a confusing array of emotions from excitement, thrill to general confusion! As a property investor, it is important to navigate these turbulent waters with a…Read More

Emergence of Asoke’s Phetchaburi Intersection

Recently the spotlight, has been firmly on the “peripheral markets”; neighborhoods outside Bangkok’s Central Business District (CBD), promising outsized and lucrative returns to savvy investors. Areas such as Bangsue, Bangna, and the Riverside have dominated the media’s attention. While the appeal and potential of these peripherals are undoubtable, investors would be gravely mistaken to believe that Bangkok’s CBD no longer…Read More

Bangkok’s Peripheral Markets with Potential

A combination of mass transit line extensions (BTS and MRT), dramatically increasing price of acquiring land in prime-areas and a general social shift in urban lifestyle, is transforming Bangkok’s Peripheral Markets. “Peripherals” was original a term coined by Bangkok’s Property Consultancies to refer to locations outside the Capital’s Central Business District (CBD). Interestingly, in what seems like an overnight shift…Read More

The Bangsue Transport Hub!

December 2017, marked the commencement of the first phase of the Thai-Chinese project that will connect Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima via a 252-Kilometer high-speed railway link. Officially setting in motion an expansive infrastructural plan, to eventually connect Bangkok to Nong Khai (North Thailand). The long-term goal of this extensive network of railways is to connect Thailand to neighboring Cambodia, Myanmar,…Read More

Outer Sukhumvit’s Time to Shine!

Outer Sukhumvit, is the Bangkok Property Consultancies’ jargon to classify a wide area encompassing several neighborhoods from Sukhumvit Soi 71 (Phra Khanong) all the way to Bangna. The neighborhoods in this section of Sukhumvit, were often relegated to the status of “peripherals” that merely lied in the fringes of the prime-side of Sukhumvit (Nana to Thonglor). While all the established…Read More

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