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What Is MahaNakhon and what does it mean?

MahaNakhon, means ‘great metropolis’ in Thai.  MahaNakhon is the name of Thailand’s tallest mixed-use real estate development which consists of 3 components:
- The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok, hotel branded super luxury Residences
- The Bangkok Edition, a luxury boutique hotel managed by the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
- Luxury lifestyle retail or MahaNakhon CUBE including international brands such as Dean & DeLuca Gourmet Food Hall, L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, and VOGUE Lounge plus an observation deck on the 77th floor
The name MahaNakhon comes from the Thai language name for Bangkok—Krung Thep Mahanakhon. As the tallest building in Thailand, the MahaNakhon building will be a landmark development for Bangkok.

Is MahaNakhon Bangkok’s Tallest Building?

Yes, MahaNakhon featuring The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok is Thailand’s tallest building. MahaNakhon is 314 meters in height, making MahaNakhon Bangkok’s tallest building.

How many Residences Are There In The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok?

There are a total of 209 Residences consisting of two zones:
- Tower Residences (23rd-54th Floors) offering 2 Bedroom and 3 Bedroom Residences 
- Sky Residences (57th-73rd Floors) offering larger 3 Bedroom Residences and 4-5 Bedroom Residences        More information about the Residences available here.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

What Is The Total Size Of The Land Of MahaNakhon?

The total development occupies approximately 3 ½ acres of land (15,000 sqm) which in Thai terms is approximately 9 Rai.

Which Bank Is Providing Finance For MahaNakhon And The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok?

Bank financing for the MahaNakhon development is provided by The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited (in syndication with TISCO Bank).

For purchasers interested in obtaining bank financing for Residences, please contact us for further information.

Who is the developer of MahaNakhon?

MahaNakhon is developed by PACE Development Corporation PLC (Thai Public Company) with a total Project Value of  approximately 21,000 Million Baht. 

Pace Development is one of Thailand’s leading high-end property developers focusing on luxury residential and hospitality developments that utilize world-class design and premium quality standards. More information available here.

Who is the developer of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok?

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok are a part of the landmark MahaNakhon mixed-use development. 

PACE Development is one of Thailand’s leading high-end property developers focusing on luxury residential and hospitality developments that utilize world-class design and premium quality standards. More information available here

Does The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok Have The Necessary Approvals?

Yes, MahaNakhon has obtained the EIA approval (Environmental Impact Assessment) since June 2009. 

When Will The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok Be Completed?

As Thailand’s tallest building, construction of MahaNakhon will be completed in two phases; MahaNakhon CUBE, which is the smaller commercial retail outlet component, has been completed.  MahaNakhon Main Tower includes The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok, The Bangkok Edition and further commercial retail outlets plus the observation deck will be completed in 2017. More information and construction updates available here.

Is MahaNakhon Earthquake Resistant?

Bangkok is consider a low risk earthquake zone and MahaNakhon is designed to withstand earthquakes as per international set of guidelines. 

Who Is The Main Contractor Of MahaNakhon Development?

The main contractor for construction of MahaNakhon is Bouygues-Thai Ltd., part of the worldwide Bouygues Group, a diversified French company employing over 100,000 people around the world, with core activities in building and civil works.  Bouygues-Thai has built many of the tallest and most important buildings in Thailand over the past 30 years.  More information available here.

When Did Construction Commence?

Piling by leading piling contractor SEAFCO commenced in 2011.  The main contractor for construction, Bouygues-Thai Ltd. commenced work in 2012. 

 

Who Is The Interior Designer of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok?

David Collins Studio is a highly renowned interior designer in London and New York, and the interior design of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok is inspired by their work.  As a multi- faceted design studio, David Collins Studio has designed numerous top end private residences, restaurants, and bars in London and New York, including projects such as The Blue Bar, Nobu, The Wolseley, The Connaught Hotel, Claridge’s Hotel, The London NYC and The London West Hollywood. More information about David Collins Studio available here.

What Privacy Is Provided For Each Residence?

Home automation is installed in each Residence, and most public areas are protected with CCTV security. The Residences have private access which is separate from the retail and hotel components and there are no shared facilities, lifts or areas, ensuring maximum privacy and security. Residential owners access their Residence by individual key card, and the option is there to also install additional security.

Are Car Parks Provided With Each Residence?

Yes, car parks are provided with each Residence, with numbers of parks increasing for larger size Residences. 2 Bedroom Residences include 2 car parks, 3-bedroom and Sky Residences include 3 car parks.
 

Is MahaNakhon Environmentally Friendly?

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok and MahaNakhon have been designed to minimize impact on environmental surroundings.  This includes waste water treatment before release, low-E triple glazed glass windows to insulate the Residences,  large landscaped greenery area and energy efficient lights and lifts plus VRV airconditioning systems.

What Options Are Available for Interior Design?

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok offers the choice of two interior design styles; contemporary classic and contemporary modern. Both are highly luxurious, and feature the highest standards and materials. More information about The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok's interior style available here.

Who Will Manage The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok?

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, the leader in hotel branded Residences worldwide will manage The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok.  More information about The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company available here

What Are The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok?

The Residences are private real estate based on a freehold term.

What Services Are Included With The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok?

As part of the management of the Residences, The Ritz-Carlton provides property management and services as might be experienced in a Ritz-Carlton managed hotel.  Some services are included as part of the Residence Owner’s Association or Strata dues such as 24-hour concierge, valet parking, doorman and porter service. Some services are “a la carte,” such as housekeeping and dog walking, and can be arranged upon request. More information available here.

How Many Ritz-Carlton Residences Are There In Bangkok?

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok is the first and only Ritz-Carlton Residences property in Bangkok.

Where Is MahaNakhon Located In Bangkok?

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok as part of MahaNakhon is located in the prime central business district of Bangkok, between Sathorn and Silom Road. The Chao Phraya River is approximately 1.2 km away to the west direction, and Lumpini Park is approximately 1km away in the east direction. More information about the location available here.

How Can I Reach The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok?

When completed, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok entrance is accessible by road from either Sathorn Soi 10 or Silom Soi 9, and Residences have their own private entrance lobby with valet parking services. In addition, directly in front of the property, will be a bridge connecting to the Chongnonsi BTS Skytrain Station. More information about the location map available here.

How Long Does It Take To Get From MahaNakhon and The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok To The Airport

By road, the distance and travel time to the airport is approximately 40km or 35 – 45 minutes (allow more time during rush hour).  It is also possible to use the BTS Skytrain system to get to Bangkok International Airport, which takes approximately 45 minutes.

Which Direction Has A Lumpini Park Or Chao Phraya River View?

Residences on higher floors facing North West and South West have the best view of the Chao Phraya River. Residences facing East enjoy a view of Lumpini Park.  

Can A Foreigner Purchase The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok?

Yes. The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok may be purchased by any nationality, and there are no foreign quota restrictions. You are welcome to contact us for more information.

Is MahaNakhon and The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok sold freehold?

Yes, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok and the entire MahaNakhon development is a freehold development. Foreigners and Thais may purchase freehold condominium property in Thailand.