Invest and Live in Thailand

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Ever thought about living abroad? Thailand offers a high lifestyle and excellent opportunities. The Thai people are friendly, bureaucracy is relatively straightforward, you can live well and the pace of life is relaxed and enjoyable in a warm and enviable climate.

Thailand enjoys a good investment climate coupled with the vast opportunities from ASEAN. Many businesses are seeing continued growth, especially as tourism numbers continue to increase bringing a myriad of opportunities in many sectors. The quality/standard of living is high, combined with high quality educational facilities, state-of-the-art medical facilities and a growing willingness to encourage foreigners to do business in Thailand.

As everywhere, Thailand is not a guarantee for success. Capital is required as is tenacity and hard work. Bureaucracy is sometimes challenging but at least it is always friendly and smiles win. The benefits and opportunities of working in a happy environment combined with a great climate, reduce stress and extend life expectancy.

A few words of caution! Both Thais and the numerous foreigners living in Thailand are charming and smiling. Many will have a great deal that is ‘guaranteed’ to make you money! Don’t just jump in! Take expert advice and make very detailed research. The management of What’s On In Bangkok have years of international business in addition to living in working in Thailand. We will provide you with expert advice and full assistance in making your transition to Thailand.


Are you tired and frustrated by the business climate in your own country? Are you dreaming of starting another business in a warm and welcoming country?

Thailand really offers a wealth of opportunities from small, family run businesses to large investment projects. Foreign expertise is required and in some sectors even subsidised with extensive Government support and tax holidays. Whilst work permits and residency must be obtained the benefits are high and taxation is low.

In the lower sector there are a myriad of small businesses up for sale. Many have been created by foreigners who now wish to retire or move elsewhere, some examples of ready-made and running businesses:-

South Pattaya 13 Room Motel/Pub Euro.38,000 – 13 bed room Motel and Pub in Pattaya South 1.5 kms from the Beach. For rent at THB.60,000 per month(Euro.1,500). Refundable THB.500,000 (Euro.13,500) deposit plus THB.900,000 (Euro.23,000) key money to take over the existing business.

Bangkok, Refurbished bar in fashionable Thonglor area. Euro.26,000 – 120 sq meter bar on two levels with seating for 45 customers, fully equipped with VIP area, kitchen, toilets, storage room. Leasehold premises, 3 years with option to renew. Limited company included in sale price.

Garden Bar in Patong, Phuket Euro.4,000 – Fully equipped with outdoor seating with regular customer flow. Fully stocked and ready to start. Rent in High Season is THB15,000 and Low Season THB12,000.

Bar & NightClub Bangkok Euro.63,000 – Fully equipped and operating Bar & Night club located close to the main entertainment centre, Nana Plaza. 200 sq meters with all required licences. Leasehold, rent Euro.3,250 per month

Massage Business for Lease in Pattaya Euro.7,000 – Compact and busy massage shop in great location. Recently renovated, 3 years renewable leasehold. Monthly lease Euro.260 monthly

Luxury Boutique Resort in Pattaya Euro.2. mln – 4 star fully functioning hotel with 48 rooms and apartments. Total land area 1,600m2 with swimming pool. Fully operational with existing staff and contracts

Villa Resort in Ko Samui Euro.800,000 – Peaceful resort with lush tropical gardens on 3,200 sqm of land. 4 large villas, 8 smaller villas. A superb investment opportunity on this popular island.

Tourism related properties are generally most popular with foreigners investing in Thailand. However a wide rage of business opportunities exist and the BOI initiatives are attracting Next Generation Automotive, Smart Electronics, Agriculture and Biotechnology, Automation and Robots, Aviation and Logistics, Biofuels and Bio-chemicals, Digital, Medial and Food for the future.


You will be amazed how inexpensive it is to live in Thailand! A one bedroom executive Condominium is available for THB.40,000 with 2 bedrooms ranging from THB.80,000-120,000. Naturally there is a great deal of flexibility in price depending on the location and age of the building. In virtually every building you will find great facilities including Swimming Pools, Fitness Studios and children’s rooms.

Beautiful and spacious town houses and villas are also in great supply throughout Bangkok and it’s suburbs. Town houses can start from THB.45,000 a month and luxury villas with swimming pool start from THB.120,000 per month.

Note! Take great care in choosing the location of your new home. Take into consideration schooling and office/work location to avoid timewasting commuting each day.

Schooling in Thailand is of a very high standard with a vast choice of excellent International Schools both in and around the city. Your kids will enjoy an excellent level of education and benefit from extensive facilities. Primary or Elementary Schooling in Bangkok costs approx. THB.250,000 per year and International High Schools average at THB.450,000. Prices do depend on the location and facilities offered by the individual schools.

Many International Schools exist around Thailand also offering high educational standards including Pattaya, Phuket, Chiang Mai and Udon Thani.

Medical Care and Facilities are excellent in Thailand with large and professional International hospitals located in all major cities. Most of the Doctors have studied abroad and the hospitals boast the most modern technology and procedures.

General Living Standards and Climate. The living in Thailand is good, with a mild to warm climate and a high standard. You will find every type of food that you can desire from the most expensive to the simplest. The supermarkets are stocked with foodstuffs from every corner of the world and the number fresh markets provide you with the freshest vegetables and fruit.

The climate is wonderful. Thai Winter is generally December to March which sees temperatures varying between 22-34C, the Thai Summer in April/May is hotter with average temperatures up to 36C. The rainy season from June to November is cooler with often powerful downpours but the rain ends and it dries quickly. A jacket or warm clothing is never needed in Thailand!

Fresh Food in a Thai Market
Traditional Thai Massage

Come and live in Thailand, you and your family deserve a good life!

Land for Sale

Some current examples of Businesses for Sale:-

Small Pattaya Hotel US$.200,000

Hair & Nail Salon US$.9,500

Pattaya Restaurant US$.10,000

Beach Front Yoga School US$.300,000

Golf and Travel Agency US$.233,000

Cocktail Bar, Phuket US$.75,000

Hostel & Bar Bangkok US$.27,500 per year(lease)

Beachfront Restaurant and Bar USD.500,000

Large Resorts and Factories available throughout Thailand

Businesses for Sale

Contact the team at What’s On In Bangkok and your dream of living and working in the sun can soon become reality :-