Capstone Asset, a start-up real estate development firm jointly owned by Thai and Hong Kong investors, expresses their positive outlook toward the Bangkok property market. The newly established developer is eyeing a mixed-use project including Grade B office spaces to maximise the market’s limited supply. Confidence...

BEIJING: Ice Chen, a 36-year-old bank manager in Beijing, hasn't been to Bangkok lately, but she just bought two apartments there. The millennial is among younger Chinese flocking to specialist online platforms to buy international real estate. The biggest of the sites, Uoolu.com, reported a 60% surge...

Mass transit lines continue to drive Bangkok's property market and change the way people work, live and play. Bangkok now has 137.5km of mass transit lines with 98 stations. In 2018, the main news was the opening of the 11km light green extension to Kheha station in...

New condominium supply being launched in Greater Bangkok next year will shrink by 13% to 53,000 units, the same level as the market average the past five years, says property consultant Nexus Property Marketing Co. Managing director Nalinrat Chareonsuphong said condo demand in 2019 will range...

The opening of the 54-billion-baht Iconsiam along the Chao Phraya River in southeastern Bangkok was quite the spectacle. In November, the mall spent a whopping 1 billion baht on its grand opening, with a thousand-drone choreographed light show along with world-class ballerinas and copious fireworks. Iconsiam...

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...

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....

The Bangkok condominium market continues to draw big investment from overseas and the non-property sector, with many large firms from Japan, China and South Korea lured because of attractive returns, says the Thai Real Estate Association. Pornarit Chounchaisit, the association's president, said these investors are pure...