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Vietnam industrial property supply rises as companies exit China

PUBLISHED ON Jun 2, 2020

Supply of ready-built factories and warehouses in southern Vietnam will increase by 28 per cent this year to 2.7 million square meters. As more companies arrive from China after the pandemic, supply will rise by 25 per cent to two million square meters in the north, real estate consultancy CBRE reported. It added that the […]

HCMC pushes ahead with ‘Vietnam’s Silicon Valley’ plan

PUBLISHED ON May 28, 2020

The prime minister’s support for the ‘Vietnam’s Silicon Valley’ initiative has prompted HCMC to push ahead with a plan to merge three districts into one administrative unit. The plan, which will combine Districts 2, 9, and Thu Duc into one administrative unit and make it an “innovative urban area,” has been submitted by the municipal […]

Gamuda Land’s greening initiative and township developments

PUBLISHED ON May 22, 2020

“Every inch of land is gold,” is not a false proposition. It is especially true in real estate. Developers often own large plots of land with a large constructible area, which can easily be used to optimize profit. Yet now, property developers are intentionally going against this traditional formula. Gamuda Land chose to add to Gamuda […]

Suburban homes are the new trend in Vietnam

PUBLISHED ON May 20, 2020

Vietnamese have a long-held conception that the rich live in the center, and the poor have to live around the coastal areas as they do not usually have the wealth to move closer to the city. As urbanization took place at a dizzying pace, the lack of city planning has led to serious air pollution, […]

Woolwich among best places to buy a home in London in 2020

PUBLISHED ON May 15, 2020

Five miles down the Thames from Canary Wharf, Woolwich is shaping up as a real alternative, with Berkeley Homes’ multi-billion-pound regeneration of Woolwich Arsenal, featuring 5,000 new homes plus bars and restaurants revamping the waterfront, and Crossrail due to upgrade transport links in 2021. Down the line, British Land is planning a five-acre mixed development […]