Joakim Persson, Managing Editor ScandAsia

Represents, and drives ScandAsia's services for business engagement and outreach.

Growing a real estate success with Grove Gardens






For those keen on property in Southeast Asia, it is probably hard to find a developer originating from Scandinavia with more experience than Swedish Lars Ydmark of Tri-Asia, a Phuket-based management company within the hospitality business and more recently a developer on the real estate market.Well-known among Scandinavians for Jiva Resort and Spa, 2006 has…

Independent Guide to Thai Property Jungle






Increasingly Swedes want to purchase a house or apartment in Thailand and the supply of housing estate projects targeting Swedes, Scandinavians and other foreigners is increasing dramatically in Thailand. The growing Thai housing market has laws and regulations which differ from what Scandinavians are used to back home.To find the suitable project and buying right,…

ThaiEstate Scandinavia establishes collaboration with Tropical Luxury Living






The Danish company ThaiEstate Scandinavia ApS in Copenhagen has entered into an “exceptional strategic collaboration” with the Danish property business Tropical Luxury Living Co., Ltd and its Director Rune Theils by on the paradise island Koh Samui in Thailand. “The collaboration gives the Scandinavian customers of ThaiEstate a set-up of services that perhaps has not…

Ornamenting Scandinavian Gems With Asian Craft






Exhibiting at the 38th Gems & Jewelery Fair in September 2006 in Bangkok, a Norwegian company is in full swing with the international promotion of its own jewellery brand, gaining strong interest from many parts of the world.Producing all jewellery by hand in their Indonesian-based factory, Arts & Crafts have in only two years reached…

Precious Products






Michael Lindblad and his company Precious Products Jewelry Co. Ltd. belongs to the winners. Turnover in 2005 increased around 30 per cent and earnings with around 50 per cent compared with 2004. And Michael anticipates that 2006 will become a very profitable year too. Also; having had difficulties in upgrading their limited shop-house-situated jewellery factory in…