Well Hotels & Resorts, a Thai hotel management company, has signed with a new upscale lifestyle boutique property, Phratamnak Well Resort Pattaya, set to open in late 2019. The agreement includes the pre-opening and full operational management. Phratamnak Well Resort Pattaya is owned by Kasetsinn Co and...

The property market will slow next year amid negative factors such as new mortgage lending requirements, an uptrend in interest rates and the prolonged US-China trade war, according to developers and experts. Atip Bijanonda, president of the Housing Business Association, said the US-China trade dispute may...

New mortgage curbs could shrink domestic demand as a shift to foreign buyers raises other concerns, says CBRE Uncertainty is looming in the Bangkok residential property market, according to CBRE, the international property consultancy. Although developers have recently increased launches of condominiums, sales to Thai buyers...

The property market in Hua Hin and Cha-am is expected to heat up in response to the "Thailand Riviera" tourism development plan, according to Plus Property, an integrated property brokerage and management agency. The plan approved by the cabinet earlier this year calls for expanded tourism...

Floor area ratio (FAR) should be higher in line with rising land prices and feeder networks should be provided to connect mass transit lines if the government really wants to promote affordable living in Bangkok, say property experts. Atip Bijanonda, president of the Housing Business Association,...

The third quarter of 2018 was the busiest in more than three years for the Bangkok condominium market, with 23,559 units launched, 180% more than in the previous quarter. Some 63% of all new units in the third quarter were near existing BTS and MRT lines....

Growing foreign investment in the industrial sector has boded well for industrial parks and factories for rent but the uncertain outlook for global trade means improvements will likely be slow. The net flow of foreign direct investment into the Thai manufacturing sector surged by 932% year-on-year,...

Lifestyle hotels are growing in Asia, boosted by youthful guests looking for authenticity, community and local experiences coupled with features including innovative design, good connectivity and convenient locations, according to the Hotels and Hospitality Group of JLL, the international real estate investment, services and management...

Thailand is the first country in Asia-Pacific to see the launch of Facebook's new Marketplace category, Property for Rent. Globally, Thailand is the fifth market (after US, Canada, France and Britain) in which Facebook has introduced Property for Rent, said Mayank Yadav, product manager of Facebook...

Almost half of new mortgages in the second quarter had a loan-to-value (LTV) ratio of more than 90%, and those with a loan-to-income (LTI) ratio above five times made up nearly one-third, says a senior official at the Bank of Thailand. The data points to deteriorating...