Market Trends

Emergent Residential Rivalry, Bangsue and Bangna!

A combination of urban development factors are contributing to the gradual decentralization of Bangkok. These include urban realities, such as the growing scarcity and the hiking price of developable land plots, to more practical lifestyle issues such as the intense traffic gridlock that plagues Bangkok’s Central Business District (CBD). The result, Bangkok’s leading commercial and residential developers are encouraged to…Read More

Phaya Thai- Ratchathewi Area: Blending Lifestyle, Business and Convenience

The Phaya Thai-Ratchathewi neighborhood, has previously developed in the shadows of its illustrious neighbor Siam, Bangkok’s premier “lifestyle hub” host to iconic destinations such as Siam Paragon, Siam Square and Central World. This proximity to glamorous Siam, became Phaya Thai- Ratchathewi’s main driver of growth and development. Interestingly, its inevitable association as the area next to Siam, allowed a vibrant…Read More

Are Highly Targeted Niche Projects the Future of Bangkok Condos?

Anyone familiar with the Bangkok real estate market, will know all too well that the condo development industry is intensely competitive. Previously bullish market conditions and the seemingly never-ending demand for condos, meant that previously anyone with a well-located plot of land, would immediately consider developing a residential project. These condominium projects while offering varyingly different concepts and designs, all…Read More

Senior Living Developments: Demographic Changes, Cultural Shifts?

In Thailand or in Asia for that matter, it is not “table talk” to bring-up the discussion of retirement and especially the cold hard truths associated to old age. It is often viewed as an immense sign of disrespect, to even contemplate sending elderly family members to retirement communities or nursing homes. Despite this deep cultural aversion, demographic and social…Read More

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

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