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Vietnam Empty Office Towers Show Dreams Turned to Rubble

Bloomberg News 26.11.2012
Vietnam Empty Office Towers Show Dreams Turned to Rubble

From afar, the gleaming metal and glass edifices of Hanoi’s EVN Tower illustrate Vietnam’s rapid economic development. Up close, the rubble-strewn entrance and missing windows tell another story: one of loose lending and property speculation that now hangs over the country’s banks.

First Hyatt Regency planned for Bangkok

The first Hyatt Recency Hotel will be opened in Bangkok in 2017, marking an integral step towards the brand's distribution in one of Asia's key markets.

Phuket Real Estate Association meets new Governor

On October 29th 2012 at Phuket City Hall, Mr.Thanoosak Pungdet of Phuket Real Estate Association, together with the Executive Committee of the Association held a meeting with new Phuket Governor Mr.Maitree Intusut.

Real estate investment guru

Bangkok Post 31.10.2012

Quick, buy something!

Property Report 30.10.2012
Real estate investment guru

Property firm Estate Guru Co, run by a former financier at JPMorgan Chase & Co in the US, plans to launch four new projects worth a combined 1 billion baht next year.

Quick, buy something!

It was just a matter of time; Singapore introduced the latest round of cooling measures in the beginning of October and last Friday Hong Kong then followed suit, imposing a 15 percent tax on foreign buyers. In both instances, the measures are intended to curb the rise in property prices, which have continued to rise despite several rounds of government interventions over the past couple of years.

Hong Leong downgrades property sector

The Malaysian Insider 30.10.2012
Former financier plans to launch new Bangkok projects

Property firm Estate Guru Co, run by a former financier at JPMorgan Chase & Co in the US, plans to launch four new projects worth a combined THB1 billion (US$32.5 billion) next year, the Bangkok Post reported.

Hong Leong downgrades property sector

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 29 – Hong Leong Investment Bank downgraded Malaysia’s property sector companies to ‘neutral’ from ‘overweight’, saying an increase in property gains tax is expected to weigh on an already slowing market.

TAT’s advertising campaign paying big dividends in Hua Hin

Tourism Authority of Thailand’s advertising campaign promoting Hua Hin is paying big dividends. Tourist arrivals in Hua Hin were up over 49 percent from 2010 to 2011 with over 1.6 million tourists visiting our royal resort city and 2012 will undoubtedly break new records. With Double page adverts placed in International magazines such as the Economist, Hua Hin is being portrayed as Thailand’s Riviera where you can rub shoulders with celebrities while taking in its sophisticated charm.

Show DC, located on Jaturatit Road near Rama IX Road in Bangkok, is AEC’s first venture in Thailand. An integrated distribution centre for small businesses, it could be a prototype for more such buildings to serve Thailand’s huge retail sector.

The limited amount of land available in Penang, Malaysia is driving a local property developer and his colleagues to seek opportunities in other Asean countries, particularly Thailand, Myanmar and Laos.


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