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Coup’s impact on Thai real estate remains limited

Coup’s impact on Thai real estate remains limited

Thailand’s real estate industry remains unfazed by the coup declared by the Kingdom’s military on 22 May, according to global property services firm JLL.

Interview special: Sunchai Nuengsit, judges chairman of the Thailand Property Awards

Interview special: Sunchai Nuengsit, judges chairman of the Thailand Property Awards

Sunchai chats to Property Report about his experiences heading of the panel, the judging process and how Thailand’s political quagmire has affected the market.

Political woes impact Thailand property markets

Political woes impact Thailand property markets

Thailand’s political situation in recent months has directly impacted the country’s real estate markets, especially in Bangkok and resort destination Phuket.

Tokyo voted world’s smartest city for third straight year

Tokyo voted world’s smartest city for third straight year

The annual Cities in Motion Index, released by the IESE Graduate Business School at University of Navarra, has named Tokyo as the world’s smartest city for the third consecutive year.

Beam me up, Scotty

Beam me up, Scotty

Flying through the Asian skies, Bill Barnett comes to the unsettling conclusion that the property industry is being overrun by the cult of made up terms

Jakarta, Manila and Kuala Lumpur lead tomorrow’s rising cities

Jakarta, Manila and Kuala Lumpur lead tomorrow’s rising cities

The strong showing of certain Southeast Asian cities is an indication of the region’s potential to compete with the world’s best-performing urban areas in the coming decades, according to consulting firm AT Kearney.

The Attitude Club launches villa-style condos in Phuket

The Attitude Club launches villa-style condos in Phuket

Lifestyle developer The Attitude Club has launched its latest villa-style condominium project near Nai Harm Beach in Phuket targeting holiday home investors.

Pattaya luxury housing estate buyers sue developer

Pattaya luxury housing estate buyers sue developer

Homeowners at the Pattaya Thanee project are complaining that the developer has abandoned their decade-old, 64-unit residential luxury estate.

JLL sponsors Thailand Property Awards

JLL sponsors Thailand Property Awards

The Thailand Property Awards has welcomed JLL as its latest sponsor.

Four Seasons plans to enter the Phuket market

Four Seasons plans to enter the Phuket market

Luxury hotel operator Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts recently announced plans to enter the Phuket market and open its fifth property in Thailand before the closing of the decade.

Spirit and style

Spirit and style

Ausana Mahagitsiri Dabbaransi, heiress and COO of property developer PM Group, opens up about her home and her work.

Seven Asia-Pacific cities have the real estate X-factor

Seven Asia-Pacific cities have the real estate X-factor

Seven cities in East and South Asia, the Middle East and Australia make up more than half of ‘World City X-factor Ranking’, according to real estate consultancy firm Savills.

Political protests trigger slowdown in Thailand tourism sector

Political protests trigger slowdown in Thailand tourism sector

As the Kingdom prepares for the annual Songkran festival, the number of international tourist arrivals in Thailand has slowed down caused by the recent political unrest in and outside Bangkok.

Market round-up

Market round-up

Recession possible in Thailand; a real estate rebound in Phnom Penh; and increasing international tourism in this week’s Market round-up.

Pacific Century sells prime Beijing property for global expansion

Pacific Century sells prime Beijing property for global expansion

Hong Kong-based Pacific Century Premium Developments this week announced the sale of a Beijing-based mixed-use complex to Gaw Capital Partners for USD928 million.

New developments worth THB50 billion to rise along Chao Phraya

New developments worth THB50 billion to rise along Chao Phraya

Six new luxury high-rise properties with a combined value of THB50 billion (USD 1.55 billion) are set to rise along the banks of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River.

Phuket’s luxury market remains resilient

Phuket’s luxury market remains resilient

Major Thai developer Minor Group’s recent unveiling of 15 luxury oceanfront villas on Phuket’s Bang Tao Bay is the latest development to highlight the island’s resilient high-end residential market.

‘Foster + Partners: The Art of Architecture’ exhibition hits Bangkok

‘Foster + Partners: The Art of Architecture’ exhibition hits Bangkok

The ‘Foster + Partners: The Art of Architecture’ touring exhibition kicked off in Bangkok last Friday and will be running at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre until 29 June.

Market round-up

Market round-up

A slowdown expected in Malaysian market, serviced apartments in Bangkok, big declines in Singapore’s RCR in this week’s Market round-up.

Thai developers join forces with China’s Greenland Group

Thai developers join forces with China’s Greenland Group

Two leading Bangkok-based property companies are collaborating with one of China’s largest real estate firms and this week signed a joint venture agreement to develop projects in Thailand.