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Thriving Thong Lor

Thriving Thong Lor

Few of Bangkok’s neighbourhood have changed quite as much in recent years as Sukhumvit Soi 55, or Thong Lor, as it is popularly know. A section of Bangkok in the Watthana district on the north side of Sukhumvit, Thong Lor is more than just a chic residential area for the well-heeled cosmopolitan. The upscale neighbourhood also draws crowds with great bars, cool cafes and some of the most happening establishments that come with them. As one of Bangkok’s most thriving area, Thong Lor is one of the preferred neighbourhood for the city’s property developers. Apart from bein...

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Living the High Life | 6 Superior Penthouses

Living the High Life | 6 Superior Penthouses

Perched on their buildings’ highest floors, these six sophisticated penthouses—in desirable locations from West Coast to East—benefit from privacy, views, style, and amenities that go above and beyond. Indoor-Outdoor Living in NoMad Mara Flash Blum & Ariel Greene,  Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage Thoughtful in configuration and supremely stylish in design, this five-bedroom three-level penthouse features a living and dining room, a media room or library, a sun-filled eat-in chef’s kitchen, and a family room. An indoor-outdoor lo...

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URA Master Plan Hot Spot: Kampong Bugis

URA Master Plan Hot Spot: Kampong Bugis

When the Draft Master Plan 2019 was unveiled in March 2019, Kampong Bugis was identified as one of the Urban Transformation projects. These are “key growth areas that will encourage economic growth, and bring jobs and amenities closer to residents.” Spanning an area of around 17.4 ha (1.873 mil sq ft), the Kampong Bugis precinct is strategically located at the mouth of Kallang River. It is bounded by Kallang Road and Crawford Street, with a 1.1 km of water frontage to Kallang River and Rochor River. Envisioned by the government planners to be an attractive waterfront residential preci...

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5 Cities In Thailand Worth Investing In

5 Cities In Thailand Worth Investing In

Looking at many of the residential projects in Thailand, one primary objective is to meet the demands of overseas property investors, specifically from the Chinese market. From the choice of location to property design and units with layout that appeal to foreign buyers, many elements of residential property are thought through with the overseas investor in mind. Thailand acts as a hub for property sale and rent, unlike the other countries where the livability outweighs investment. List Sotheby’s International Realty sheds light on five cities in Thailand that the overseas investors...

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Thailand Real Estate Market: What You Should Know

Thailand Real Estate Market: What You Should Know

Thailand has always been one of the most popular spots for holidaymakers and investors alike. According to the Mastercard APAC Destinations Index 2018, Bangkok, Thailand’s capital and most populous city, remains the top destination in the region with more than 20 million arrivals, besting its figure of 19.3 million it achieved in 2017. Thailand’s booming tourism sector has the country on the map for investors and accounts for 12% of the nation’s economy. This is not surprising as Bangkok is a vibrant metropolis with an amazing history, incredible food scene and fantastic local scene. M...

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Finishing Touch: The Details That Make a Difference When Staging Your Home

Finishing Touch: The Details That Make a Difference When Staging Your Home

Your home is an oasis, a place perfectly appointed to suit your personal tastes. Which is exactly as it should be—until it becomes time to list your home and move on to the next dream. Buyers aren’t looking for a home that appears too lived-in. They’re looking for a space they can customize to their own styles and preferences, with enough of a starting point in place that they can envision their future life. Selling your home is about showing its potential without too much of anything distracting the eye—and the solution is staging. Before you show your home to prospective buyers, you have...

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A Ski Destination To Call Your Own At Hokkaido

A Ski Destination To Call Your Own At Hokkaido

Talk about skiing in Japan and Hokkaido will come into mind. The northernmost of Japan’s main islands, Hokkaido is well known for its ski areas, volcanoes and natural hot springs (onsen). Niseko in Hokkaido has long been the number one ski destination. But the lesser known Rusutsu is catching up on the game. Rusutsu Resort dethroned Niseko and won the title of Japan Best Ski Resort in the World Ski Awards in 2017 and 2018. With a large ski area that covers three mountains, Rusutsu has a variety of long runs with a good mix of groomed trails, great powder snow and tree runs. It is locate...

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4 New & Notable Properties For Sale Over $20 Million

4 New & Notable Properties For Sale Over $20 Million

From a prestigious apartment soaring above the Singapore skyline to a historic villa in Hamburg, Germany, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $20 million. Singapore Phyllis TAN Su Lee,  List Sotheby’s International Realty  The Arc at Draycott is a 36-story  apartment located at Draycott Drive in District 10, a coveted address in the exclusive Ardmore-Draycott residential enclave, touted as the billionaire belt where the very affluent reside. Of the exclusive 58 units at The Arc at Draycott, the jewel in the c...

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Building For The Future

Building For The Future

List Sotheby’s International Realty (List SIR) jointly organised a real estate market dialogue on 1 August 2019 with CitiGold at the Marina Mandarin hotel in Singapore and saw a huge turnout of more than 100 guests. During the dialogue, CitiBank’s Mr Lo John San spoke about the current economic outlook. Following him was List SIR’s Ms Han Huan Mei and Ms Alice Tan, who shared with the guests their views on the Singapore property market and other new opportunities and trends in real estate. There was also a special guest from the Philippines for this event. Ms Patricia Cruz, Vice Presid...

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URA Master Plan Hot Spot:   Greater Southern Waterfront

URA Master Plan Hot Spot: Greater Southern Waterfront

Live, Work, Play at Greater Southern Waterfront At the National Day Rally on 19 August, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong outlined plans on education, retirement age, climate change and the Greater Southern Waterfront (GSW). From a real estate perspective, the key highlight is the development of up to 9,000 public and private residential homes at the Keppel Club site, and the additional commercial space and amenities in the GSW. The first residential site at the current Keppel Club is likely to be released after its lease expires in 2021. While we are not privy to what is the propor...

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