COVID-19: many real estate trading floors close Business

COVID-19: many real estate trading floors close

The transaction volume on the domestic real estate market dropped to a four-year low for Q1 due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many real estate trading floors have temporarily closed, according to the Vietnam National Real Estate Association (VNREA).
Q1 real estate market quiet but sees no price decline Business

Q1 real estate market quiet but sees no price decline

The domestic real estate market in the first quarter of this year witnessed the lowest transaction volume in the past four years due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Vietnam Association of Real Estate Brokers (VARS).
Hundreds of millions of USD await to enter Vietnam’s realty market Business

Hundreds of millions of USD await to enter Vietnam’s realty market

The Vietnamese real estate market at all segments continues showing its appeal to foreign investors, and hundreds of millions of USD are waiting to be poured into the market, according to a research conducted by property and investment management services firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
Social housing development fails to meet target Business

Social housing development fails to meet target

Nine social housing projects for low-income earners with more than 4,100 apartments measuring 205,500 sq. m were completed and put into use in 2019, which did not meet the target set by the national housing development strategy to 2020 with a vision to 2030.
Real estate retains second position in FDI attraction Business

Real estate retains second position in FDI attraction

Real estate remained the second biggest magnet for foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2019, following processing – manufacturing, as it attracted 3.88 billion USD of FDI, equivalent to 10.2 percent of the total registered.
Deputy PM presents Tet gifts to needy people Society

Deputy PM presents Tet gifts to needy people

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam presented gifts to families on social welfare, poor households and victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin in the northern province of Bac Ninh on December 29 ahead of the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Novaland Expo kicks off in HCM City Business

Novaland Expo kicks off in HCM City

The Novaland Expo, an impressive real estate exhibition, is taking place at the Novaland showhouse centre on Mai Chi Tho street, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City from December 4-8.
Housing for workers: only one drop in ocean Society

Housing for workers: only one drop in ocean

Available social housing at present can provide stable accommodation for only about 28 percent of workers nationwide, which means the remaining 72 percent still have to rent rooms of private owners.