Three firms design ‘wellness’ homes

Real Estate October 25, 2018 19:20

By The Nation

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Sansiri, Tokyu Corporation and Samitivej Hospital have joined forces to announce their first strategic partnership for the development of “Wellness Residence”, Thailand’s first residential project with a lifestyle partnership to capture health-conscious consumers aiming to be certified by Well Certification to ensure world-class building standards enhance resident health and wellness.



The new condominium worth over Bt2.4 billion in Krungthep Kreetha, encompassing a living community and lifestyle activities offered by leading partnering providers to encourage residents to start a journey to healthy body and mind today, in light of the growing wellness trend in Thailand and all over the world.

Piti Jarukamjorn, project boss at Sansiri, said: “More and more people tend to spend a majority of their lifetime at home and are ready to pay for a healthier lifestyle, from the home they live to health-promoting activities and a better quality of life. 

"Living in a home purposefully built to promote healthy and good living is desirable for people of all ages. According to Global Wellness Institute’s Build Well to Live Well 2018 Research Report, the market value of wellness real estate is a US$134 billion [Bt4.4 trillion] global industry in 2017 and has grown by 6.4 per cent annually since 2015, far beyond the average growth of global construction industry of 1.5 per cent.

"Wellness lifestyle real estate development is achieving home sales price premiums averaging 10-25 per cent. Today, there are totally 740 wellness lifestyle real estate and community projects across the world.”