Kata Rocks nears completion

Situated on the favoured west coast of Phuket, The award-winning Kata Rocks Phuket is edging closer to its October 2013 completion date. An impressive collection of 34 luxurious oceanfront Sky Villas, every unit enjoys exceptional views of the Andaman Sea from a private infinity pools. With sleek louvres and tinted glass panels wrapped around a […]

Weekly market round up

Bangkok The residential market in Bangkok continues to expand in the second quarter albeit at a slower pace with 1,600 unit launches in the CBD vis-a-vis 3,000 units in Q1, according to data from DTZ Research. The data shows the revival of the areas along Chao Phraya river, particularly with the major launch of new […]

Sansiri goes to Singapore with Baan Mai Khao

Sansiri is currently promoting its newest condominium project to overseas buyers, starting in Singapore at the end of the month with a two day showcase of Baan Mai Khao Phuket at the St. Regis Hotel on 27-28 July. Baan Mai Khao Phuket is the first freehold beach condominium development in Thalang district, a beachfront community […]

Setting the Pace in Hua Hin

  Pace Development Corporation recently held a star-studded reception at Bangkok’s Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel to unveil “MahaSamutr”, a high-end villa and Country Club development set around what will be Asia’s first man-made clearwater lagoon on Thailand’s increasingly popular Eastern Gulf coast. “Our commitment is to develop projects that are unique and original,” said Sorapol […]

Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard announces Thanachart Bank collaboration

Thai developer Magnolia Finest recently offered exclusive privileges to Thanachart Bank customers looking to purchase units at its latest luxury Bangkok-based project Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard. Current Thanachart customers will be accepted on any contract signing fee up to THB500,000 and also qualify for discounts of up to THB1 million when purchasing a property at Magnolias […]

Hi Life: Koh Samui’s INASIA villa

INASIA villa is rather unique on Koh Samui as it combines one beachfront and one garden villa on a private estate that boasts stunning sea views and is surrounded by landscaped tropical greenery. Each villa offers four air-conditioned bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, its own spacious living, dining space and a fully equipped modern kitchen. Contemporary […]

Weekly Market Roundup

Bangkok Bangkok-based Onyx Hospitality Group is expanding its serviced residences brand, Shama, in China. The company has recently completed three new management contracts that will bring the high end serviced residences to Beijing, Chengdu and Guangzhou, adding to existing properties in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Dalian. Earlier, a contract was signed fro Shama Heda-Hangzhou, which […]

Thailand’s Pace Development Corporation unveils latest development

Thailand’s Pace Development Corporation Plc today unveiled its latest project, MahaSamutr. Located in Hua Hin, the 120 rai, THB2.7 billion (US$87.7 million) project will comprise approximately 90 detached houses set around a 45 rai man made lagoon that is to be Asia’s first clearwater lagoon, framed by sand beaches in a resort like atmosphere. The […]

Double luxury on the beach in Thailand

Koh Samui continues to set the standard for private holiday villas in Southeast Asia. The island’s modest size, proliferation of protected beaches and boutique approach to tourist services have made it a hit with luxury travellers from around the world looking for a sheltered, upscale retreat. A recent addition to the luxury villa landscape on […]

Weekly market review- Singapore Thailand Vietnam

Singapore In addition to the news of the record breaking tender out for the 7,900 square metre plot on Nassim road currently belonging to Wingtai chairman and managing director, Cheng Wai Keung, local news reported several mixed-use projects are to be launched in the island state in the coming months. According to Asia One, one […]

Market Review; Thailand Malaysia Singapore

The HDB released its Resale Price Index (RPI) for the first quarter of 2013, this week. The RPI went up 1.2 percent to 205.4 points over the last quarter, the lowest quarter-on-quarter RPI growth since the first quarter of 2012. Commenting on the news, Mohamed Ismail, CEO of PropNex Realty said, “The HDB resale prices […]

Ralph Lauren Thai Condos Could Fetch Record Prices

A Ralph Lauren-branded development is predicted to be the priciest condominium project in Thailand, reported OPP Connect. Thai property developer Sansiri plan to launch The Stable on a two-acre site at Wireless Road, Bangkok. One property blog suggests the property could be worth THB5000 million (US$167 million) and will be targeted at wealthy Thai and […]

The Oriental Residence – Bangkok

ONYX Hospitality Group, renowned for their management of Amari chain of hotels, has launched a new luxury residences project. Located on Wireless Road, the iconic 32-storey building comprises 46 private ownership units on the upper floors with a private top floor swimming pool and deck, along with 145 serviced residences. The artistic direction for Oriental Residence […]

The Changing Face Of Thailand’s Property Market

Property prices in Thailand are anticipated to grow by 5-10 percent in 2013, with condominiums in the THB0.8-3 million (US$26,000-98,000) price range still occupying the biggest share of the market, according to the Bangkok Post. Positively, Anukul Ratpitaksanti, deputy managing director for asset management at Plus Property, said, “In 2012, Thai real estate saw significant growth […]

W Retreat, Koh Samui by MAPS Design

http://www.contemporist.com/2012/05/18/w-retreat-koh-samui-by-maps-design/ W Retreat and Residences Koh Samui is the first W Retreat in Southeast Asia. An all-villa beachfront resort, it is located on a 26-acre site on Maenam Beach, at the north shore of the island of Koh Samui. The retreat features 70 villas, each approximately 160 sq m, W’s signature Living Room and Lounge […]