Looking for a real estate investment that goes beyond your typical condo unit? In search of something with greater business potential. Dot Property has a number of unique property investment opportunities across our network of websites. From resorts to office buildings, you can possibly acquire something that is one-of-a-kind.
Naturally, these do come with more challenges. Firstly, you have to be aware of local regulations when it comes to property ownership. This may require setting up a business or finding a local partner. Additionally, you might have to operate the property or find a management company.
It isn’t always easy, but the rewards far outweigh the challenges. Especially if you are looking for something you can shape into your own. Finally, it is important to mention price. Many of these unique property investment opportunities are cheaper now than they were a few months ago or will be at the end of the year.
A number of owners are looking to sell their properties quickly in order to raise capital to support other projects. This makes now the best time to buy.
Southeast Asia’s most unique property investment opportunities
Chiang Dao Roundhouses B&B
Type: Fully operational Bed & Breakfast
Location: Chiang Dao, Thailand
Price: THB6.9 million (USD222,640)
Chiang Dao Roundhouses B&B is situated in the lush mountains of Northern Thailand. Located 90-minutes north of Chiang Mai, this part of the country is popular with guests for its beautiful natural surroundings, slower pace of life and ability to see the stars at night.
The charming property consists of unique round buildings made of local and natural materials such as bamboo and earth. There are three guest accommodations along with an owner’s house, common areas and everything else needed for operations. More importantly, Chiang Dao Roundhouses B&B has welcomed visitors for nearly a decade with countless positive reviews online.
There is potential for a new owner to expand the property or alter shift the focus to new segments such as health and wellness.
Industrial space outside Metro Manila
Type: Warehouse/Factory complex
Location: Muntinlupa, the Philippines
Price: PHP68 million (USD1.3 million)
Sheds aren’t sexy, but they just might be the best real estate investment available in the Philippines at the moment. This warehouse stands out thanks in part to an ideal location on the outskirts of Metro Manila. It offers easy access to the South Luzon Expressway and other major roads.
The 1,374 square meter site can also be renovated to ensure it suits the needs of various logistics or industrial outfits. This isn’t a trophy asset but is one that will most likely be profitable.
Upscale eatery in Vietnam
Type: Restaurant and bar
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Price: VND3 Billion (USD129,200)
If you’ve ever wanted to get into the food and beverage game in Southeast Asia, now may be a good time to find the right spot. You will have time to rebrand the place you buy and launch it as more people want to dine out.
In Ho Chi Minh City, this modern bar and restaurant has the foundation in place for success. It comes with a full range of equipment, which is included in the sale price, as well as the proper documentation of a foreign-owned company, including a full restaurant license, that can be transferred. It can either be purchased as a turn-key establishment or molded into the eatery you’ve always wanted.