The Bangkok condominium market has slowed down due to the accumulation of unsold stock and the tightening of mortgage lending regulations.
This has caused buyers to be more careful, resulting in less demand from speculators and more emphasis on real demand.
This explains why developers are shifting their overall development portfolio to the low-rise housing market where demand for single-detached houses and townhouses is driven entirely by Thai end-users and owner occupier purchasers.
House purchasers have specific needs in terms of location, size, design and functionality. They also have a fixed budget. As such, developers need to focus on these needs and deliver the right product in the right place at a price people can afford.
Developers are capitalizing on new popular locations such as the Srinakarin-Rom Klao area, which has become popular for housing developments because of improvements in the road network and expansion of the mass transit system.
At the end of 2018, Origin Property and Central Pattana adapted to the change in residential market conditions…