LEZANTES: The HOMA team celebrates the opening of the first property in Thailand – HOMA Phuket Town
(left) exterior rendering of the opening of HOMA Si Racha in Q4 2022; (right) interior at HOMA Si Racha
HOMA is pioneering a new approach to real estate in Thailand focused on affordability, sustainability and community (Photo: HOMA Phuket Town)
Following the launch of its inaugural property, HOMA Phuket Town, the innovative concept of coliving reveals plans for three more residences, including its first location in Bangkok.
PHUKET, THAILAND – HOMA, the pioneering new co-living concept, has unveiled plans to expand its collection of affordable, flexible and eco-friendly residential housing across Thailand, with the launch of three exciting new projects located in Si Racha, Phuket and Bangkok.
This innovative company debuted in October 2021 when it opened HOMA Phuket Town, a community of 505 units that combines the advantages of a serviced apartment with the facilities of a four-star hotel. These beginnings marked the start of a major growth strategy that will see HOMA invest approximately THB 8.4 billion in several new developments in Thailand and Asia Pacific.
The next step in the company’s expansion will be HOMA Si Racha, which is slated to open at the end of 2022 in a vibrant industrial center on Thailand’s east coast. The company acquired an existing serviced apartment building in the heart of the city center, close to the new Central Festival Si Racha shopping center, Surasak Montri park and Samitivej Si Racha hospital and business parks in proximity. HOMA is preparing to launch the conversion and renovation of the building for a total investment of 350 million THB in order to bring it into line with the contemporary vision and the environmental standards of the group.
The original 72-key complex is enhanced with the addition of an all-new wing, which will house studios and one-bedroom apartments for a total of 100 units. HOMA will also add a wide range of user-friendly facilities, many of which will appeal to the large number of Japanese expats who live and work in the region. These include a rooftop pool, golf simulator, authentic yakitori restaurant, and traditional onsen. Scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2022, HOMA Si Racha will be uniquely positioned to meet the unique needs of this market, and it will meet the sustainability goals that HOMA has set itself by pursuing the EDGE certification promoted by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank.
Nestled in a prime location close to the highly desirable west coast of Phuket, HOMA Choeng Thale will be the next new residence in the group’s collection. Scheduled to open by the end of 2023, this impressive new project will be developed from the ground up, in accordance with HOMA’s advanced design and sustainability standards. Long-term guests and short-term travelers alike will enjoy intuitive amenities including fully connected coworking space, rooftop pool, game room, fitness center , a kids’ club, and three food and drink outlets – an all-day cafe on the ground floor, a sunset-view restaurant, and a pool bar on the roof.
With an investment of THB 1.4 billion and a prime position in the main tourist area of Phuket, HOMA Cherngtalay will provide an exceptional option for the island’s hospitality executives, as well as expats and digital nomads who want live comfortably and work remotely, a short distance away. from the beach, shops and restaurants. This location will complement HOMA Phuket Town, which focuses on professionals working in the healthcare, education and retail sectors.
HOMA can also now announce that it has entered into a letter of intent on a site for its inaugural property in Bangkok. This project, which will be unveiled soon, will become the company’s first residence in a capital. Scheduled to open in 2024, this new flagship property is slated to feature 250 keys and all the things that guests love about HOMA, such as its bright and affordable accommodation, community feel, coworking space, and premium hotel services. , including a team of “HOMA HOMA», Laundry, housekeeping and 24-hour reception.
Whichever HOMA they choose, every visitor can rest assured that their stay will be highly sustainable, with solutions such as solar panels, efficient appliances, LED lighting and air quality monitors. Each newly built property will meet the Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiency (EDGE) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building standards.
“At HOMA, we take a very customer-centric approach in everything we do. Each project is created taking into account the lifestyles of our residents. By being flexible and prioritizing the needs of today’s travelers, while eliminating the issues endured by modern tenants, we aim to establish a collection of creative and eco-friendly cohabitation communities that improve lives. of each customer. I look forward to enabling more people to “Live Better Lives” with HOMA in the years to come.,” noted Luca Dotti, founder and CEO of HOMA.
A joint venture between Asia Capital Real Estate (ACRE), a global real estate private equity firm, and MIDI Capital, a Thai developer of multi-family housing, HOMA will continue to expand its range of affordable and sustainable housing to even more markets in Thailand and the Asia-Pacific region.