Nationwide momentum seen in land price and rental rates

Nationwide momentum seen in land price and rental rates

Despite external factors,  industrial real estate in Vietnam still recorded good transactions in the first four months of the year. Paul Fisher, country head in Vietnam for JLL, shares his assessment on the potential of the industrial property sector in attracting large-scale foreign manufacturers.
Tax policies for property sector must be carefully studied: finance ministry

Tax policies for property sector must be carefully studied: finance ministry

Tax policies for the real estate sector must be carefully studied and introduced at the appropriate time to ensure feasibility and limit speculation, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Charting course of land price frenzy

Charting course of land price frenzy

The State Bank of Vietnam is closely monitoring the real estate market to avoid any breakdowns as a large-scale land fever has gripped the country in recent months. Dr. Phan Minh Ngoc, senior credit research analyst at Bondcritic Ltd. in Singapore, writes about the ramifications of the situation.
Ministries cook up solutions to curb wild land hikes

Ministries cook up solutions to curb wild land hikes

The ministries of natural resources and environment along with construction, as well as local authorities, are setting up solutions to halt the ramped-up hikes in land price nationwide.
Outskirts developing chances taking a hit with land frenzy

Outskirts developing chances taking a hit with land frenzy

Land fever in the outskirts and satellite cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City may discourage investors seeking new locations for their upcoming projects, even as available land plots in city centres vanish.
Land hikes reach Can Gio Island

Land hikes reach Can Gio Island

After a similar phenomenon in Hoc Mon and Cu Chi districts in the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City, land price hikes are becoming more prevalent on Can Gio Island – the only district of Ho Chi Minh City with a 23km coastal line.
Vietnam remains attractive destination to investors

Vietnam remains attractive destination to investors

With COVID-19 and trade tensions driving the shift of production lines from China to Southeast Asia, Vietnam, in particular, seems to have emerged as an attractive destination for investors and manufacturers alike, experts have predicted.
SEZs still on paper, but land prices continue to escalate

SEZs still on paper, but land prices continue to escalate

More than half of the investors seeking to buy land on Phu Quoc Island and areas to be used as special economic zones (SEZ) in the future are from the north and Hanoi.
Ministry tackles surging land prices in Kien Giang, Khanh Hoa, Quang Ninh

Ministry tackles surging land prices in Kien Giang, Khanh Hoa, Quang Ninh

The Ministry of Construction has urged authorities on Phu Quoc Island in Kien Giang Province and Van Don Island in Quang Ninh Province as well as Van Phong Bay area in Khanh Hoa Province, to take immediate steps to control surging land prices.
Sapa status upgrade creates opportunities for property investors

Sapa status upgrade creates opportunities for property investors 2

Sapa’s upcoming achievement of town status will pave the way for more opportunities for investors in the province’s real estate market.
Land-pricing to help clear land

Land-pricing to help clear land

A new land-pricing mechanism will help accelerate site clearance for investment projects and abate ever-rising land complaints, authorities say.
Crippling rent pains to ease

Crippling rent pains to ease

Manufacturing firms weighed down by crippling rent rises can breathe a little easier after the adoption of a prime ministerial decision to slash land rents for 2011 and 2012.
Decree to shed light on SOE values

Decree to shed light on SOE values

A new draft decree on conversion of state-owned enterprises into shareholding companies is expected to answer state-owned enterprise valuation questions.
Southern hub to play with a straight bat

Southern hub to play with a straight bat

Ho Chi Minh City is likely to keep its land prices on an even keel as part of its drive to boost socio-economic development in 2011.