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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.

Malaysia’s Perdana Quay Island welcomes its first luxury resort

Malaysia’s Perdana Quay Island welcomes its first luxury resort

Kuala Lumpur-based Tradewinds Corporation Bhd has launched the first-ever integrated luxury deluxe resort development on Perdana Quay Island in Langkawi, Malaysia.

Market round-up

Market round-up

Restrictions on commercial developers in Vietnam; increased activity in London and New York’s “secondary” neighbourhoods; and Russian and Chinese activity in Phuket in this week’s Market round-up.

CBRE to hold London property seminar in Bangkok

CBRE to hold London property seminar in Bangkok

Property consultancy firm CBRE will be holding an overseas property seminar in Bangkok for Thailand-based realtors and buyers interested in residential real estate in the United Kingdom.

Asia Pacific and US housing markets upbeat in 2013

Asia Pacific and US housing markets upbeat in 2013

Housing markets within the Asia-Pacific and United States had a buoyant final quarter in 2013, leading the global house price boom that mimics their pre-2008 global crisis levels.

Pattaya’s Grande Caribbean Condo Resort almost sold out

Pattaya’s Grande Caribbean Condo Resort almost sold out

The Grande Caribbean Condo Resort in the Thai coastal city of Pattaya recently achieved an 80 percent sales record, although the THB1.6 billion (USD 49.3 million) complex will not open its doors until 2015.

Pace Development raises sale prices of MahaNakhon development

Pace Development raises sale prices of MahaNakhon development

Bangkok-based Pace Development Corporation has increased the sale prices of its THB21 billion (USD653 million) MahaNakhon project by 12 to 15 percent upon approval of a freehold land licence.

Exclusive villa on Koh Samui up for sale

Exclusive villa on Koh Samui up for sale

A unique luxury villa on Thailand’s Koh Samui has been put on the market for THB46.35 million (USD1.43 million).

Market round-up

Market round-up

Unsold units abound in Johor, Malaysia; increasing interest in London among Thais; and an update on Bangkok’s condo market in this week’s Market round-up.

Phuket and Samui resort markets gain from Bangkok’s political unrest

Phuket and Samui resort markets gain from Bangkok’s political unrest

Following the recent political unrest in Bangkok, two of Thailand’s major resort destinations Phuket and Samui, both experienced an increase in passenger arrivals via direct flights, recording an all-time high of 3.2 million and 1.7 million visitors in 2013, respectively.

Foreign buyers maintain appetite for Thai property despite unrest

Foreign buyers maintain appetite for Thai property despite unrest

Foreign demand for residential properties in Thailand is on the rise, as Chinese and Russian secondary homebuyers search for more affordable investment destinations.

Higher yields reported in Ho Chi Minh City in Q4 2013

Higher yields reported in Ho Chi Minh City in Q4 2013

Vietnam’s largest metropolitan area, Ho Chi Minh City, offers the highest rental yield in comparison with neighbouring Jakarta and Bangkok, according to a recent market research.