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Top Thailand Property News Of The Week 13 June 2022

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The top residential and commercial real estate news of the week - 13 June 2022

Firms push for softer tourism rules

Bangkok Post
Tourism-related operators are encouraging the government to ease restrictions further to drive the economy as well as lift the state of emergency..

Competition on convenience
CBRE Thailand
CBRE, the leading international property consultant, reported that partly as a result of changes in lifestyle due to the pandemic, convenience has become an increasingly crucial factor in daily lives.

Tobacco firm to rent plots
Bangkok Post
The Tobacco Authority of Thailand (TOAT) plans to rent out its land plots in prime areas in Bangkok and the provinces, aiming to increase revenue.

Inflation, rate hikes to hit housing sector
Bangkok Post
The Housing Finance Association expects rising inflation and interest rate hikes to dampen demand for property and mortgages this year.

JustCo to open 4 new co-working spaces
Bangkok Post
JustCo, an operator of co-working spaces, is developing its presence in Asia-Pacific with four new centres in Thailand, Japan and Singapore.

CBRE reveals surge in demand for branded residences in Bangkok
CBRE Thailand
CBRE, the leading international property consultant, reveals that despite Thailand’s rocky economy and the long-tail effects of COVID-19, the sales performance of branded residences has been robust.

O2E supply expects 65% growth in sales
Bangkok Post
O2E Supply Co, an importer of high-end engineered wood for flooring and decorative interior walls, expects sales growth of more than 65% this year, driven by a robust luxury residential market.

Life out in the open
Bangkok Post
Championing gender rights and embracing diversity by putting it into practice has become the hallmark of Sansiri. Over the past six years, the country's leading real estate company has been committed to promoting equality and inclusiveness at the workplace.

Trends key to aiding delivery firms
Bangkok Post
Cross-border transport, the shipment of bulky goods, integrated logistics services and cold chain delivery are regarded as blue ocean fields for parcel delivery operators to tap into amid immense competition in the segment, says the Economic Intelligence Center (EIC) of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB).

'618' tests shoppers' urge to splurge
China is set to get a picture of how the country's zero-COVID-19 policy and slowing economy have impacted shoppers' urge to splurge, as e-commerce platforms gear up to report takings from the mid-year "618" shopping festival this weekend.

Call for more Thai solar panel makers
Bangkok Post
The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is encouraging local companies to invest in solar panel manufacturing, currently dominated by Chinese investors in Thailand, to benefit from a two-year tariff exemption for cells exported from Asean to the US.

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