Leading today’s news, the Thai billionaire behind Fraser & Neave and Centrepoint plans the kingdom’s biggest ever project next to Bangkok’s Lumpini Park.
Thailand’s richest man, Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, is planning a $3.5 billion property development in central Bangkok that will include offices, homes and shopping malls.
Charoen’s TCC Group and its Singapore unit Frasers Centrepoint Ltd. will develop the project, said Panote Sirivadhanabhakdi, group chief executive officer of Frasers Centrepoint. ‘One Bangkok,’ covering 16.7 hectares (41 acres), will be the largest mixed-use development in Thailand, he said. Read more>>
A flood of bargain hunters has prompted local authorities to order a freeze on all property sales in a part of northern China newly earmarked to become a special economic district.
Officials from Xiong and Anxin counties imposed the ban after emergency meetings on Sunday morning about plans for Xiongan New Area in Hebei province about 160km south of Beijing. Read more>>
Singapore’s recent unwinding of some property curbs, which initially appeared to boost…
Is There a Silver lining amid COVID-19?
Thinking of the future impact of this pandemic on office buildings, it may have already dawned on many of us that a majority of potential long-term trends and health measures will become permanent work-life features in the times to come.
The time is ripe to embrace Industry 4.0
Traditional brick-and-mortar retail has suffered tremendously, as countries have been implementing effective stay-at-home and social distancing policies to mitigate virus spread, while those worst hit have enacted strict draconian lockdowns
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Covid-19 puts flexible space markets under strain
In the wake of operator defaults, landlords will be forced to re-evaluate the role of flexible space in their portfolios.
The global Covid-19 outbreak has had serious negative effects on commercial real estate, including flexible space. Of late, many operators have experienced the flexible nature of the business working against them, as many occupiers have opted to surrender desks and implement work-from-home plans.
Thai Credit Guarantee Corporation (TCG) Will Launch Bad Debt Guarantee Program for SMEs
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Skin-lightening products market to reach US$31 billion by 2024
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Thailand’s Stock Exchange (SET) synergizes with CMDF to strengthen research for capital market development
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Asian students are vital to the health of Australian universities
Over 170,000 international student visa holders are stuck outside Australia, unable to enter because of travel bans.
Facebook unplugs Thai military propaganda
Facebook said it deleted accounts intended for targeted audiences in the southern provinces of Thailand, where Muslim insurgent groups fight...
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