Saigon aka Ho Chi Minh City
population : 8 millions
GDP per capta : 2800USD ( year 2009 ) 3000USD ( year 2010 )
GDP : 38 billions ranked 5th in SEAsia
One of 100 best skylines in the world.
Tallst building : Financial Tower 269 meters.
Ho Chi Minh City ranks third in the Asia Pacific region in terms of real estate development prospects for next year, behind Shanghai and Mumbai.
Saigon WINS MOST AWARDS FOR TOP HOTELS, TOUR OPERATORS
Ho Chi Minh City remains one of the most attractive markets for real estate development in the Asia Pacific region
In the top five development markets, Bangalore is ranked first, followed by Ho Chi Minh City, Mumbai, New Delhi and Taipei.
Ho Chi Minh City is ranked the best market for office properties, followed by Tokyo, Mumbai, Shanghai and Bangalore
The industrial/distribution sector ranks second for favoured property types. Shanghai gets top rating, followed by Ho Chi Minh City, Bangalore, Mumbai and Guangzhou.
Retail ranks third in property sectors, with buy, hold and sell recommendations depending on the market. Ho Chi Minh City ranks first, followed by Mumbai,
Residential (rental) apartments rank fourth in property sectors with Ho Chi Minh City, Mumbai, Bangalore, Tokyo and Taipei the top five markets.
Hotels witness a major drop from last year, when it was the favoured property type. Top five markets are: Mumbai, Bangalore, Ho Chi Minh City, New Delhi and Shanghai.