Market Trends

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

Hong Kong Investors’ Surging Appetite for Bangkok Condos

Thailand offers relatively straightforward property ownership laws, granting foreign freehold ownership of Condos (Up to 49% of saleable area of a Condominium). The surprising ease of buying and selling Condos, combined with attractive returns and the pleasant lifestyle of Bangkok has positioned it as a leading property investment destination in South East Asia. Traditionally marketing efforts of the Capital’s Developers…Read More

The 4 Mega Projects Transforming Rama IX Area

Currently a darling of Bangkok’s property circles, the neighborhood has in recent years been propelled into the spotlight and touted as the Capital’s “Newest CBD Location”. This honorific title is well earned; Rama IX is conveniently located and connected to other parts of the city via a network of routes (I.e. MRT, Airport Rail Link and Road). It is an…Read More

Bangkok’s Top Developers set their sights on Ekamai!

Following Thonglor’s luxury condo development spree, unsurprisingly developers now have their eyes set on neighboring Ekamai. As recently highlighted in “Overlooked Ekkamai: Story of an Underrated Condo Hotspot”, this sudden boom is predictable. Ekamai is viewed as a premium location and it offers a trendy, peaceful and laidback residential community environment. Often viewed as Thonglor’s sister neighborhood, it is centrally…Read More

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