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Thriving Thonglor

Dec 2019

Few of Bangkok’s neighbourhood have changed quite as much in recent years as Sukhumvit Soi 55, or Thong Lor, as it is popularly know. A section of Bangkok in the Watthana district on the north side of Sukhumvit, Thong Lor is more than just a chic residential area for the well-heeled cosmopolitan. The upscale neighbourhood also draws crowds with great bars, cool cafes and some of the most happening establishments that come with them. As one of Bangkok’s most thriving area, Thong Lor is one of the preferred neighbourhood for the city’s property developers. Apart...

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Potential in Thailand Real Estate Market

Nov 2019

Thailand is the 2nd largest economy in ASEAN, with a gross domestic product (GDP) of S$529 billion, a 4.1% annual growth in 2018. According to the IMD World Competitiveness Ranking in 2019, the competitiveness of Thailand ranks 25th among 63 economic entities worldwide, jumping five spots from the previous year. In 2018, Thailand further laid out plans to develop its eastern provinces into a leading ASEAN economic zone with the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) under the Thailand 4.0 vision. Existing connectivity by land, sea and air will be strengthened along with the China’s Belt an...

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7 Staircases That Go Above and Beyond

Nov 2019

Whether elegantly ornamental or crisp, clean, and contemporary, these striking curvaceous stairways are fascinating focal points, as thoughtfully designed as the homes they anchor. Woolworth Tower Pavilion Residence New York, New York |  Stan Ponte ,  Joshua Judge  &  Tate Kelly , Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage Occupying the entire 29 th  floor of the iconic landmarked Woolworth Tower,  this rarefied condominium home  welcomes both luxurious day-to-day living and the grandest of entert...

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Design | 7 Futuristic Materials Having a Moment

Nov 2019

What makes a house truly feel like a home? Aside from the events that take place between its walls, much of a home’s personality is found in the materials, textures, and accents that bring it together. While it can be time-consuming to keep up with the latest design trends—especially the perennials that come in and out with the seasons—incorporating the latest high-end materials into your home is an easy way to give a space an instant, luxurious update. From cozy fabrics to rich metals, here are seven futuristic materials to freshen any room. Bouclé Harrison, New York |  Al...

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Thailand Real Estate Market: What You Should Know

Nov 2019

Thailand has always been one of the most popular spots for holidaymakers and investors alike. According to the Mastercard APAC Destinations Index 2018, Bangkok, Thailand’s capital and most populous city, remains the top destination in the region with more than 20 million arrivals, besting its figure of 19.3 million it achieved in 2017. Thailand’s booming tourism sector has the country on the map for investors and accounts for 12% of the nation’s economy. This is not surprising as Bangkok is a vibrant metropolis with an amazing history, incredible food scene and fantastic local scene....

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4 Cities In Thailand Worth Investing In

Nov 2019

Thailand is known to have some of the least restrictive  overseas property ownership rules . According to Chinese real estate portal Juwai.com, Thailand was the most popular country in the world when it comes to enquiries from potential Chinese real estate buyers in 2018. The Southeast Asian country has diverse options to offer, making it an attractive destination for property investments. Property prices in Thailand  have been on the rise in the last decade, attracting investors who see the country as a good place to grow their wealth. When buying real esta...

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Rumer Willis' Favorite Things

Oct 2019

Earlier this year, actress Rumer Willis surprised fans by being the woman—and voice—behind an elaborate lion costume on Fox TV’s singing-competition show The Masked Singer. Willis has been bitten by the singing bug, and now the former Dancing with the Stars winner is heading to the music studio to record an album later this year. The music, she says, will be inspired by Amy Winehouse, and aims to “take jazz and make it more digestible for a new generation.” Later this year, Willis will hit the big screen in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, a film from Quentin Tarantino. “...

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Time to Relax | 7 Lavish Master Baths

Sep 2019

A luxurious bath serves as both an inspiring space to start the day and a relaxing oasis to retreat to. In these seven impressive master baths—with regal details, chic stonework, expansive glass-walled showers, and tubs with a view—this private corner of the home becomes a peaceful personal spa. Sophisticated Seaside Estate in Southampton Southampton, New York |  Harald Grant ,  Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage  On 3.7 glorious gated acres on the beach in Southampton, this iconic estate includes two residences offe...

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Discover Actress Meryl Streep's New York Penthouse

Sep 2019

Oscar Award-winning actress and noted philanthropist  M eryl Streep’s striking penthouse  is on the market for $18.25 million dollars, and news of the listing has been  making the rounds . A household Hollywood name, the actresses’ decade-spanning career includes performances in noteworthy films like  Sophie’s Choice, Out of Africa, The Hours, The Post, Mary Poppins Returns,  and of course, her unforgettable performance as Miranda Priestly in 2006’s  The Devil Wears Prada . Let’s take a look inside her Tribeca home. View for Days Just off the Hudson River in Tribeca, this pen...

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6 Trending Colors for Your Next Bathroom Renovation

Sep 2019

An oft-overlooked space in the home, your bathroom deserves an inspired redesign to ring in the new year. If 2018 was about using bold color palettes to add an edge to your space, 2019 is about finding balance. Design experts alike are thinking ahead about how color can reflect and impact the way we live. As our daily lives become more immersed in the digital realm, design trends tend towards either electric shades that mimic this engagement, or those that allow us to escape from it, acting as a grounding reminder of life beyond the screen. Earthy tones are mindful and allow a more nature...

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