New terminal at Phuket International Airport starts in November

  Anybody know any of the consultants or contractors involved in the construction of the new International terminal at Phuket International Airport? – ED New terminal at Phuket International Airport starts in November Following a series of delays over the last two years, construction of the new International terminal at Phuket International Airport is now […]

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Cambodia’s new foreign ownership law makes it easier for overseas nationals to buy property in Cambodia.

Fresh legislation easing restrictions on foreign ownership of property in Cambodia has led to rise in transactions which is helping the market, according to Sung Bonna, President of National Valuers Association of Cambodia (NVAC). Having undoubtedly had its appetite whet by the property success in nearby Thailand, Cambodia has introduced a new foreign ownership law […]

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Centara Opens the First Boutique Collection Resort in Vietnam

Centara Opens the First Boutique Collection Resort in Vietnam Located in a beachside setting on the island of Phu Quoc, the property is built to an intimate scale with only 36 villas. Operated under a management contract and previously known as Chen La Resort & Spa, Chen Sea Resort & Spa is Centara’s fourth property […]

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BioAmber, Mitsui and Mitsubishi Chemical consider constructing succinic acid manufacturing plant in Thailand

BioAmber to Supply Biobased Succinic Acid to Mitsubishi Chemical BioAmber, a renewable chemistry firm, has signed strategic agreement with Mitsubishi Chemical to supply of biobased succinic acid. Under the terms of the agreement, BioAmber and Mitsui, a distribution partner of BioAmber, will supply succinic acid to Mitsubishi Chemical. BioAmber, Mitsui and Mitsubishi Chemical are jointly […]

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Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks

by Martin Kelly With experience spanning over three decades, Bill Barnett, managing director, acquired his expertise working in the hospitality industry within both key and emerging markets. Always taking a hands on approach, he has developed an invaluable “grass roots” knowledge of the property and hospitality industry that is passed on to his clients. Bill […]

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Conergy will construct 12.4MW solar park in Nakhon Pathom province, Thailand

Together with Annex Power, the Bangkok-based systems integrator, Conergy will build what will be its third solar power plant on Thai soil in the space of a year. The 12.4MW solar park in Nakhon Pathom province, which will cover an area of 268,500m2, follows on from the recently-completed 3MW Ayutthaya solar park, constructed for the […]

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Project Management for Bangkok Metro Extension Awarded to Dorsch Consult Asia

Dorsch Consult Asia Co. Ltd., a Dorsch Gruppe company, was awarded the project management consultant contract for MRT Blue Line extension in Bangkok, Thailand. The contact has been signed. Mass Rapid Transit Authority (MRTA) Bangkok, Thailand is the awarding authority for the 27 kilometres extension of the underground light rail system. Just for the construction […]

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How Much Do You Need to Retire? An Expat Case Study

Creveling & Creveling protects its client’s privacy. The following is a fictitious example designed to demonstrate the type of financial decision-making required to achieve financial security and does not refer to any specific case. The Situation: John is a single American expatriate, age 45, living and working in Thailand. Until recently, he hasn’t been in […]

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Thailand construction News Reader’s Email on Building Information Modelling (BIM)

We received the following email. If anybody is interested in this subject or would like to be put in touch with the emailer, please go to our Contact page and email us. Thank you. Dear TCN I was wondering if you could advise me whether Building information modelling (BIM) is taking off at all over […]

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Singapore’s City Development to expand in Thailand and beyond

City Development is signing a contract to buy Laguna Beach Resort in Phuket next month. Singapore headquartered City Development has budgeted US$600 million (THB18 billion) to develop residential projects and take over hotels and resorts in Thailand and other Asian markets, according to The Nation. Suchad Chiaranussati, director of M Residence, a subsidiary of City […]

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