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After Phuket's recent earthquake home owners and resorts are being urged to inspect property for any damages.

Phuket property owners urged to carry out inspections

After the recent Phuket earthquake, properties owners are being urged to carry out property inspections to ensure safety.

According to Jones Lang LaSalle, while most luxury resort and residential properties in Phuket are believed to be constructed to a high standard, an initial inspection of structural members of the building, including shear walls, beams and columns, should be done. Any major damages and cracks which are greater than 2-3 mm wide should be looked into to ensure safety.

Inspections of highrises around Bangkok, including the Shinawatra III Tower, found no damage from the recent earthquake.

Many Bangkok highrises susceptible to earthquake damage, says City Hall

Bangkok’s City Hall has warned that roughly 2,700 buildings in Thailand’s capital are susceptible to damage from an earthquake, The Bangkok Post has reported. A 6.8 magnitute quake in Northern Burma last week killed at least 75 people and was felt in parts of Thailand including Bangkok. Bangkok is less than 200 km from the [...]