Market Trends

Mass Transit: Reshaping Bangkok’s Thonburi Neighborhood!

A recurring theme in Bangkok’s urban development will reveal that by far the biggest factor to contribute to a neighborhood’s success, is its proximity to current or upcoming Mass Transit Lines (BTS or MRT). Convenience of travel and proximity has become the ultimate luxury and the presence of a BTS/MRT Line can make or break a neighborhood. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s…Read More

5 Big Trends Redefining Bangkok’s Property Market

Since the launch of our “Market Trends Blog Category”, we have covered several up-and-coming peripheral neighborhoods. From the Riverside, Rama 9-Ratchadaphisek, to Udom Suk-Bangna, property hotspots are emerging throughout Bangkok. This development trend, is creating patches of ultra-appealing residential and commercial neighborhoods across the capital. This constant evolution is perhaps Bangkok’s biggest draw as a property investment destination. The city’s…Read More

The Big Chao Phraya Riverside Makeover

Back in its heyday, Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River was the center of the Capital’s trade and industry. The river facilitated the transport of goods in and out of the city; as a result the neighborhoods of Charoenkrung Road and China Town thrived as commercial districts. They were what could be considered today’s Central Business District. However a combination of general…Read More

The Mixed-Use Developments Redefining Bangkok!

The biggest long-term investment appeal of Bangkok’s property market is the rapid pace at which its urban landscape is transforming. The heart of the Thai economy is concentrated in its capital, and therefore Bangkok accounts for most of the construction activity in the country. However over the past 3 years, launches, announcements and rumors of mega-projects by private companies have…Read More

Udom Suk- Bang Na’s Silent Residential Revolution!

  It has been an exciting start to 2017, for the Bangkok property industry! Important commercial and residential players have made moves that could massively alter Bangkok’s urban landscape over the coming years. Some notable announcements include the unveiling of “One Bangkok” a mixed-used development by the TCC Group, the rumored record-shattering bid for the purchase of the British Embassy…Read More

The Emergence of Super Luxury Bangkok Condos!

“Luxury” is a fluid and flexible expression in the jargon of residential property marketing. The word is often loosely used by Developers and Property Agents, to describe anything from a humble third floor studio to a stunning penthouse overlooking the Chao Phraya River. Like a condiment, “Luxury” is peppered and sprinkled as a prefix to upsell the features of Bangkok…Read More

50-Year Lease Extensions for Foreigners

In a bid to encourage Foreign Direct Investment and to reinvigorate Thailand’s Property Industry, the Finance Ministry is considering amending the laws governing land leases. The proposed amendments and changes according to Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong, would aim to increase leasehold terms up to 50 years and grant transfer rights. Currently according to Thai Property Law: – Foreigners are only…Read More

Rama IV Road Bangkok’s Upcoming Property Hotspot!

A simple glance at Bangkok’s landmarks, BTS/MRT Stations, and commercial spaces will reveal that urban development in the city has always been concentrated around certain major road arteries. If we focus specifically on the Central Business District, these roads broadly encompass Sukhumvit Road, Ploenchit Road, Wireless Road and Silom/Sathorn Tai Road. However as the price of land in those areas…Read More

Spotlight on Thonglor’s Condo Development Boom!

According to The Nation newspaper, Thonglor is about to welcome: “…developments worth more than Bt50 billion combined this year.” This staggering level of investment, demonstrates an unprecedented level of confidence, for an area that has been the darling of Bangkok’s socialites! Thonglor has over the years anchored itself as a top residential destination, offering a balanced and convenient lifestyle popular…Read More

Rama IX-Ratchada Bangkok’s Next CBD?

The Bangkok property market is in a constant state of flux, with whole neighborhoods constantly evolving residentially and commercially. Interestingly, Bangkok and its multi-billion baht property industry, is constantly the source of rumors, speculation and trends. This is the inevitable result of the constantly changing dynamics of how the city operates, as both a home and place to work for…Read More

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