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Office-tels yet to receive legal recognition

VietNamNet Bridge - The number of officetels has been increasing in Vietnam in the last three years, but the model has not been legally recognized.

Vietnam lacks green works despite legal framework

VietNamNet Bridge - Despite many regulations favoring energy-saving construction, Vietnam still has few green buildings. 

Low-cost apartment developers face big challenges

VietNamNet Bridge - The limited supply of low-cost housing has prompted many real estate developers to jump into the market segment.

10 years of ups and downs for Vietnam’s shrimp industry

Vietnam’s shrimp has experienced many highs and lows in the last 10 years, but it may see more stable growth in the future. Recently, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc decided that Vietnam would aim to become a major shrimp production base fir the world.

Vietnam in ‘golden period’ for housing and resorts

VietNamNet Bridge - Many real estate developers in recent years have been running a race to provide  products that serve tourism, an achievement that has helped attract 10 million foreign travelers to Vietnam.

M&A market hot in 2016

VietNamNet Bridge - By early December 2016, the total value of the merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in Vietnam had reached $5.1 billion.

Hot cash flow in the real estate market in 2017

VietNamNet Bridge -   A report of the State Bank’s HCMC Branch showed that 22 percent of overseas remittances goes to the real estate sector, 72 percent to production and business and the remaining to other fields. 

HCMC real estate market: three out of 10 buyers from Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - Property projects in the southern and eastern parts of HCMC have attracted buyers from the north thanks to modern infrastructure items.

How will the real estate market perform in 2017?

VietNamNet Bridge - While some experts believe the real estate market will be active in 2017, others think the market will cool down and encounter difficulties.

Foreign groups try to conquer building material market

VietNamNet Bridge - After a period of aggressive acquisitions of troubled Vietnamese enterprises, foreign companies have begun increasing their investments in Vietnam.

Buying apartments for lease: hot investment channel in 2017

VietNamNet Bridge - The attractive profits from leasing and property price increases attract investors to buy apartments for lease. The trend has been growing in the last two years.

Green construction still lagging behind in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The terms  ‘green works’, ‘green architecture’, ‘green cities’ and ‘green energy’ are now commonly used in Vietnam, but the practices are not applied widely. 

Finance Ministry plans to impose progressive tax on houses to reduce speculation

VietNamNet Bridge - Progressive taxation is expected help reduce speculation in housing, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF).

Foreign capital flowing to Vietnam’s housing market

VietNamNet Bridge - Many globally renowned investment funds have shown interest in the Vietnamese property market after announcing investment deals worth tens of millions of dollars in potential real estate firms.

Cement industry busy with many takeover deals

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has the largest cement plant in Southeast Asia as well as many other plants, creating excessive supply. This has led to more merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in recent years.

Prioritise social housing in major cities: Ministry

The Ministry of Construction has asked Hanoi and HCM City to formulate policies that promote social housing development amid a rising demand from citizens for products in this segment.

Catfish market in chaos as Chinese traders cease buying oversized fish

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese catfish breeders have seen sales drops as Chinese traders are no longer buying oversized fish bred for the big market.

Time to inject money into real estate

VietNamNet Bridge - Real estate firms’ shares have become more attractive to investors as the property market recovery is expected to reap big profits.

Da Nang: Hundred million USD real estate transfer deals made quietly

VietNamNet Bridge - A series of real estate projects in advantageous positions in Da Nang City and coastal areas left idle for the last 10 years have changed hands recently.

New players in real estate market

Many cement and steel manufacturers, civil engineering and agricultural companies have added real estate development onto the lists of their strategic business fields. They have become new but powerful players in the market.