Top Thailand Property News Of The Week - 4 May 2020
The top residential and commercial real estate news of the week - 4 May 2020
CBRE’s weekly property news snapshot features the latest residential and commercial real estate stories in Thailand and elsewhere that you cannot afford to miss - be it regarding residential, industrial, retail, office, hotel, land, or investment property.
Social commerce new key to survival
E-commerce is not an alternative, but a survival tactic for small businesses affected by the crisis, with social commerce accounting for 40% of total online transactions, says an e-commerce executive.
What business looks like in the post-Covid era
The retail and manufacturing sectors are likely to recover more quickly in Thailand and other countries from the Covid-19 fallout than the tourism, airline and other tourism-related industries, a Bank of Thailand survey learned.
Chatuchak Market back in business this weekend
Chatuchak Weekend Market is operating again after City Hall reopened the popular shopping destination on May 3, said Wullaya Wattanarat, deputy permanent secretary for Bangkok Metropolitan Administration.
Thai Chamber of Commerce mulls CPTPP
The Thai Chamber of Commerce is pondering whether to back a controversial proposal to have Thailand join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement...
Meet the Covid-era consumer
Some behaviours seen during pandemic lockdown could continue long after crisis has passed, according to PwC Strategy&
Foreign domination predicted
The coronavirus pandemic is expected to drive Thailand's e-commerce growth by 30% in 2020, compared with the usual 15-20%, says e-commerce pioneer Pawoot Pongvitayapanu.
Bangkok apartment market and Covid-19
Covid-19 has had a minimal impact on the apartment market to date, yet it has caused unusual effects and even some short-term benefits.
Baby steps for reopening businesses
City Hall has issued guidelines on the implementation of the government's relaxation of Covid-19 containment restrictions for 10 clusters of businesses and venues starting on Sunday.
Land prices along Green, Pink lines hike
An increase in the price index for vacant land near the extension of the northern section of the Green Line from Ku Kot to Lam Luk Ka, and along the Pink Line...
Hotels inch towards reopen
Hotel operators are unfazed by the recent order to ease the lockdown nationwide this month, as most of them have decided to suspend business further until the situation improves.