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Urbanisation, growing middle class to boost demand in Bangkok
April 24, 2015 1:00 am

Urbanisation, growing middle class to boost demand in Bangkok

Demand for real estate in Asean is expected to grow thanks to the region's rising middle class, urbanisation and competitive labour costs, according to the report, "The Emerging Powerhouse of Southeast Asia: What does it mean for the Real...

Streamline EIA approval process to cut costs, developers say
April 24, 2015 1:00 am

Streamline EIA approval process to cut costs, developers say

ENVIRONMENTAL impact assessment approvals should be streamlined, as residential projects worth more than Bt600 billion are waiting for EIA permits, property-industry players say.

New Takeoffs
April 24, 2015 1:00 am

New Takeoffs

LPN condos near BTS purple line

Architect 2015 to showcase innovative construction materials
April 24, 2015 1:00 am

Architect 2015 to showcase innovative construction materials

Construction-material and architecture firms plan to show a range of innovative products at "Architect 2015", which will run from Tuesday until May 3 at Challenger Hall, Impact Muang Thong Thani.

NPARK renamed U City after acquisitions
April 21, 2015 1:00 am

NPARK renamed U City after acquisitions

Natural Park (NPARK) recently signed an agreement to acquire BTS Assets Co and KamKung Properties Co, both owned by BTS Group Holding (BTSG). The new entity will be renamed U City, of which BTS will retain a 35.64-per-cent shareholding.

More office developers, business tenants catching on to...
April 17, 2015 1:00 am

More office developers, business tenants catching on to...

'Green' architecture and design is the rapidly growing trend when it comes to the construction of new office buildings in Thailand, with such buildings capable of fetching rental rates that are between 10 and 20 per cent higher than those...

Half of condo units in Chon Buri launched in early 2012 still unsold
April 17, 2015 1:00 am

Half of condo units in Chon Buri launched in early 2012 still unsold

More than half the units in condominium projects launched in Chon Buri province since the beginning of 2012 are still waiting to be sold, following a sharp demand drop-off in 2014 and so far this year, particularly on the part of Russian buyers.

New Takeoffs
April 17, 2015 1:00 am

New Takeoffs

31-storey AP condo tower in Samut Prakan

Major Development, Prinsiri plan
April 17, 2015 1:00 am

Major Development, Prinsiri plan

Hopes for an improving economy and more purchasing power, Major Development and Prinsiri plan to launch several residential projects this year.

Positive credit factors seen for developers despite sluggish market:...
April 13, 2015 1:00 am

Positive credit factors seen for developers despite sluggish market:...

TRIS Rating expects the residential property market to improve only slightly this year, if it improves at all. However, declining interest rates, stable costs for labour and construction materials, and an improving political situation are positive...