Archive for June, 2009

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Developers Diversify in the Downturn

Developers Diversify in the Downturn
Difficult economic conditions tend to lead to imaginative ways of making money. An interesting example is the attempt by the property agency Engel & Volkers Thailand to get developers to diversify and become its licensed property agents. Full story

Bangkok facing glut of apartments

Bangkok facing glut of apartments
Thailand's residential-leasing market is suffering from oversupply following the downsizing or closure of local operations by multinational firms in the face of the economic downturn, says real-estate services firm Colliers International Thailand. Full story

MQDC launches B500m Bangkok condominium

MQDC launches B500m Bangkok condominium
Magnolia Quality Development Corporation (MQDC), a property subsidiary of the agribusiness giant Charoen Pokphand Group (CP), yesterday launched a condominium in Bangkok to capitalise on an anticipated industry recovery. Full story

Rental houses a new trend for investors

Rental houses a new trend for investors
While economic difficulties are affecting many aspects of the property industry, Bangkok's rental-house business is growing rapidly, because among other things, it generates high returns on investment. Full story

Movement at the High-End of the Market

Movement at the High-End of the Market
Mr Neilsen perceives the outlook for the Bangkok market to be very mixed, with demand being very weak at the moment while there is overcapacity. Full story

Call for Phuket overhaul

Call for Phuket overhaul
The government should see Phuket's tourism and property slump as a chance to improve the island's infrastructure as well as restore foreigners' confidence, hit by the closure of Phuket's airport by protesters late last year, say local developers. Full story

Ways sought to win back foreign buyers

Ways sought to win back foreign buyers
Increased government scrutiny of land purchases by foreigners will hurt investment in all types of property, says Patima Jeerapaet, managing director of the property agency Colliers International Thailand. Full story

The highs and lows, ups and downs of the Bangkok property market

The highs and lows, ups and downs of the Bangkok property market
Although the property market is very dull right now the malaise is not expected to continue much longer because it actually bottomed out last month with sales picking up after almost halting completely in April, says Aliwassa Pathnadabutr, managing director of CB Richard Ellis (Thailand). Full story

Mass transit the key for investors

Mass transit the key for investors
Buying a residential property as an investment is a practice requiring careful consideration of the type of residence, its price and its location, according to property experts, with condos, detached houses offering big annual returns. Full story

Property Market Still Listless

Property Market Still Listless
People looking for properties for themselves rather than as investments actually have a good opportunity today because interest rates are very competitive. Full story
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