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Condominiums Around Asoke and Phetchaburi Rd

Sukhumvit 21, aka Soi Asoke, is the busiest business district in Bangkok after Silom. It’s also a hub of social activity offering shopping, fine restaurants, hotels, and lots of choices in accommodation. Renting a condo in Asoke gives resident access to one of the most centralized locations in the Thai capital.

With both the MRT and BTS lines running through the Asoke intersection, this makes it a highly convenient and desirable location in which to live. Asoke is a retail, commercial, and residential district of Bangkok, and as such there are many desirable options in homes to choose from. Competition is fierce, fortunately, as this makes the choice of condos and apartments in the vicinity both wide-ranging and attractive for those seeking accommodation here.

In this article we will highlight three of the best condos to rent in the Asoke area. The first one is a relatively old favourite of ours, The Wind 23, or the Wind Asoke as it is also called. The Wind 23 is a well-appointed, modern styled luxury condominium complex. With large windows, open spaces, and a tropical feel to the place, this is a very comfortable and attractive condominium.

The Wind Condominium, Asoke

The Wind Asoke was a favourite for expats back in 2011. Now that the building is just over two years old, it has established itself as one of the most popular and attractive condos in the Asoke area for its type and it’s not hard to fathom why.

Condos at the Wind 23 Asoke are finished with some superb fixtures and fittings. Attention to details is impressive, and touches like built-in wardrobes, storage rooms, and concealed air-conditioning compressors, show just how well thought out these units actually are.

The Wind 23 Asoke – The Conclusion

This is a luxury tower condominium complex, and even though it’s located in the heart of Bangkok, it’s also situated in a quiet part of Asoke. The units are beautifully designed, and the building itself is just 200 meters from the BTS and MRT Asoke intersection. The facilities include:

  • Reception area
  • Swimming pool with infinity edge
  • Children’s pool
  • Gymnasium
  • Sauna

These things and more all contribute towards making the Wind 23 a top pick for the area.

The Address Asoke Condominium

The Wind is not the only attractive luxury condo in Asoke. The recently constructed Address Asoke condominium is fast offering a range of units to rival the Wind. Located just a two minute walk from both the Phetchburi MRT and the Makkasan airport link stations, the Address Asoke is conveniently located to take advantage of the Bangkok Metro system.

Anyone renting a condo at the Address Asoke can easily be at Suvanabhumi airport within 15-20 minutes by taking the express train, or travel into town and be at Phayathai BTS station in around 10 minutes. Alternatively, residents can hop on the MRT underground train and be at Sukhumvit in only two minutes, or Ratchada in around five minutes. In fact, it is hard to find a condo in Bangkok with better links to the city than this one.

There is even an Asoke pier located just two minutes from the building from where residents can take the Khlong Saen Saep Express Boat service. This is an incredibly inexpensive and convenient way to travel around the city along Bangkok’s Saen Saeb Canal system, but be warned, it’s not for the faint hearted!

The Address Asoke – The Conclusion

This is one of Bangkok’s newer luxury high-rise (44 stories) condominiums housing 574 units of varying sizes. One bedroom condos rage from 36-46 square meters and two bed options measure 65-75 square meters. With its perfect location and most comprehensive and impressive list of amenities in the city, The Address Asoke has easily earned its place on our best condos list of 2013.

The Circle Condominium, Asoke/Phetchaburi

Also found close to the canal and near to Asoke is the Circle Condominium complex, consisting of two high-towers. The building is located just a few minutes’ walk from Phetchburi MRT station and within close proximity to the airport link station at Makkasan. Anyone looking to rent a home at The Circle Condominium will be pleased to know that there is a choice of units available, ranging from smart studios, to one and two bedrooms.

There are a total of 901 units between the two towers. Tower I has 30 stories and Tower II has 43, which is ideal for those who like to live high up. Of course, the Circle Condo comes with the usual array of facilities you’d expect to find in mid to high-end accommodation around central Bangkok, including:

  • Swimming pool
  • Garden areas
  • Smart reception area
  • Fitness studios
  • Covered car-parking
  • 24 hour security

The Circle Condo – The Conclusion

This is a truly classy high-rise residential condominium. As well as all the expected features, the Circle also has a garden centred around a jungle theme (including a waterfall), a luxurious lobby area with free Wi-Fi, a world class fitness center, a library, luxury home theatre, natural style Jacuzzi/hot spa, Infinity edge, large swimming pool, and a children’s pool. Add to this the well thought out, super modern rooms, plus the condo’s proximity to Bangkok’s public transportation network, and you can see why The Circle is such a popular choice with Bangkok expats.

So, if you are looking for the convenience of a downtown Bangkok location, easy walking distance to BTS, MRT, airport links, and perhaps even the Saen Saeb Canal system, then Asoke is possibly the place for you. Very few locations in Bangkok offer resident both the convenience of the metro systems and the kudos of living next to some of the best shopping malls, boutique stores, and the finest restaurants in the city. All this and at such reasonable living costs too.

And that concludes the three most popular condominiums with the Bangkok expats as of 2013/14

Usage and Significance of Clothing Labels

With the growing level of competition in recent times, standing out amongst many has become a compulsion. It does not matter whether you are running a small boutique or you are the owner of a large apparel line, having your own identity is imperative to survive in this volatile business scenario. This is why the significance of clothing tags is unremittingly increasing in recent times.

Gone are the days, when people enter the shop and pick up what appeals to the eyes. Lately, people, irrespective of their economic backgrounds have become extremely fashion conscious, which leads to their growing affinity for different national and international brands. Investing in a branded apparel, somewhat determines style statement nowadays. As a matter of fact, quite a large number of garment makers are entering the scene almost every day. Hence, without a label, it’s almost impossible to run a clothing line in an extremely fashion conscious world.

A lot of designers and manufacturers nowadays are resorting to customised clothing labels to create their own identity in the global marketplace. While the new designers are using the custom labels to highlight their uniqueness, the existing ones are embracing the same to give their own brand a new identity. It’s all about branding nowadays and the clothing labels contribute to effective branding to a great extent. For a clothing line, a brand is just not a name. Although it’s a name that sells, but the popularity of that particular name depends on a lot of thing, for example, the texture, the quality, the fabric, the uniqueness of design and so on.

Customized clothing labels highlight the quality of your product and this is how your brand achieves it selling value. A garment label, not only defines your excellence from the lot, but also contributes to carve your own niche in the market. As far as the marketing of the product is concerned, the clothing tags are the sole determinant of the brand’s receptivity to its customer.

Apart from branding, the purpose of uses a clothing tag is manifold. Some of them are listed here. Let us take a look at some of them:

1. Clothing labels specify the size of a particular product, whether it is large, medium or small. For kid’s clothes, a clothing label defines that particular age group.

2. Sometimes garment labels determine the particular fabric material, such as, wool, cotton or silk. For example, you have a boutique, which mainly specializes in cotton clothes. In that case, you can choose unique fabric labels that could signify the quality of your product as well as the line of your business.

3. Clothing labels also indicate the wash care instructions associated with a particular brand. For example, your clothing line mainly specializes in silks. By choosing a proper custom tag, you can let your customers know that this particulars “brand” of clothing is recommended for hand wash and not for machine wash or bleach.

4. Fabric labels sometimes carry the designer’s or the manufacturer’s signature, brand name or logo.

5. You can also add a tagline that goes with your logo and reflects the high points of your brand.

Huntersville Real Estate Including Huntersville Homes, Neighborhoods and Schools!

If you are shopping for a home in Charlotte, you may want to check out Huntersville NC real estate.

Huntersville real estate was (and still is) sought out due to its great schools and its ideal location. Back in 1990, Huntersville was just a sleepy little town of 3,000. Now (in 2009), it has a population of over 43,000.

What’s the draw?

A few things: Huntersville is just 15 miles north of Charlotte and just 18 miles northeast of the Charlotte-Douglas Airport. It’s nestled in between Lake Norman and the city of Charlotte. 

In real estate location is king, but, other elements must exist for such continued growth. And Huntersville has the other elements. It offers all the amenities of city life, from business parks to bistros, and housing to health care-all beautifully packaged amongst tree lined, side walked communities.

Over two-thirds of the residents have come from out of state (relocations) since 1995. The major employers in the area include Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Lowes, Nucor, Goodrich, and NASCAR.  Another major employer is Presbyterian Hospital-with its new state of the art ($56 million) facility located on N.C 73 at I-77 in Huntersville. The median family income here is $90,000 with 49% of adults having a bachelor’s degree or higher.

To top it off, Forbes’ recently ranked Huntersville #2 in its top 25 for America’s Most Affordable Places to Live. If the county was folded in half, you would see a distinct likeness of South Charlotte arising.  This one is much easier on the budget. The median Huntersville home for sale price is $231,400.

Newcomers can choose from a broad range of Huntersville home for sale. From new construction, in family-friendly neighborhoods with sidewalks and bike trails-like the neighborhoods of Cedarfield Plantation and Wynfield Forest. Offering access to the Torrence Creek Greenway, Community Pools, Swim Teams, Tennis Courts, Playgrounds…even Basketball and Volleyball courts in Wynfield!

Nearby Macaulay, is a bit newer. You’ll find some beautiful Huntersville real estate in this development. Macaulay features some fine home designs from the national builders of Ryland Homes, Shea, D.R. Horton and St. Lawrence Homes. The amenities here include park areas, a quaint town square, a clubhouse, playground, pool, tennis courts, walking trails and a small pond.

Adjacent to the community of Macaulay is the Birkdale Country Club. This offers custom homes wrapped around the 18-hole Arnold Palmer semi-private golf course, as well as Birkdale Village homes. This is a master-planned community and does include a resort style Junior Olympic pool, a children’s splash pool, two playgrounds, park areas, tennis courts, and a beach volleyball court. Two other beautiful choices to shop for Huntersville real estate in golf course communities include Northstone Country Club (private) and Skybrook Golf Club (semi-private).

Birkdale Village (a national design concept award winner) is also located in Huntersville. It includes apartments and offices above the captivating Nantucket-style shopping center’s quaint central square.

The allure of top line local boutiques, and national chains is hard to resist. Sprinkled into the mix are many fine eateries, including the Cork & Bottle (a wine bar), Maddie’s Southern Bistro, Dressler’s (upscale dining), eeZ Fusion & Sushi bar,  ice cream shops, pizza parlors, bookstores and a very popular 16 screen stadium-seating movie theater.

Sculpted shrubbery and shaded benches and the village fountain, are all designed to leave you quite enamored with The Birkdale Village shopping center and Huntersville as a whole!

Huntersville  is served by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System. As the area grows, so does the amount of schools to be aware of!

Here is a starter pack for you:

Hunterville High Schools include North Mecklenburg High School and Hopewell High School.

Huntersville Middle Schools: Alexander, Bradley and Bailey Middle Schools.

Huntersville Elementary Schools: Torrence Creek Elementary, Huntersville Elementary, and Blythe Elementary.

Now, you have a good idea what the fuzz is about, regarding Huntersville NC real estate!