Market Trends

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

Why is Silom-Sathorn a Condo Investment Magnet?

Silom-Sathorn’s potential as a Condo investment hotspot was recently highlighted by a Plus Property Consultancy report. Being the established section of Bangkok’s Central Business District, the findings of the report came as no surprise to property professionals in the Capital. According to Plus Property, Projects in the neighborhood offers condo investors 5% Rental Yield and have appreciated at the rate…Read More

The Changing Face of the On Nut Area!

Since the beginning of the year On Nut has been in the spotlight, however this ascent is likely to be sustained going into 2018. The hiking sales and rental prices of the prime areas of Sukhumvit such as Phrom Phong and Thonglor is causing investors, homebuyers and renters to shift their search towards locations such as On Nut in the…Read More

Ratchaprasong: South East Asia’s Next Orchard Road?

The idea of transforming the Ratchaprasong retail and commercial district into the equivalent of its iconic regional counterpart “Orchard Road” (In Singapore) is not a novel initiative! Interestingly, several of the Capital’s leading commercial developers notably The Central Group, The Erawan Group, Gaysorn Property Group and Platinum Group have expressed a common vision in regards to elevating the district into…Read More

Thai- International JVs: What are Bangkok’s Developers Building?

A growing trend that is defining the condominium market, is the emerging interest of foreign companies and the increasing levels of foreign direct investment into local JV Partnerships! Interestingly, International Companies are taking a shine to Bangkok’s booming market and the prospects of opportunistic returns. On the flip-side Thai Developers are increasingly aware that they are operating in an incredibly…Read More

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