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Expat Ho Chi Minh: Foreigners Living Areas

Expat Ho Chi Minh: Foreigners Living Areas

According to a global survey, HCMC. Ho Chi Minh City is ranked 3rd in Southeast Asia. So what is the most popular area for foreigners? Let’s find out the area with a lot of foreigners in Expat Ho Chi Minh right here in the article below.

Phu My Hung District 7 – expat Ho Chi Minh

Phu My Hung District 7 - expat Ho Chi Minh

Phu My Hung has long been known as an international city. Infrastructure, planning, construction, and architecture meet international quality standards. Therefore, this place has the largest expat community in HCMC.

Up to now, Phu My Hung urban area is a settlement for about 30,000 people, of which half of Phu My Hung residents are the area of expat community with diverse nationalities such as Korean, British, American, Taiwanese, Japanese,…

One of the most prominent and preferred projects by the expat community is the Midtown project. Phu My Hung Midtown Complex is a project by Phu My Hung in cooperation with 3 leading real estate development companies in Japan including Daiwa House Group, Nomura Real Estate Group, and Sumitomo Forestry Group.

This project has a well-designed internal utility system such as a swimming pool, BBQ area, library, children’s playroom, and community room, In particular, Phu My Hung Midtown is the first project. integrated with facilities in the apartment, including a simulated golf room, massage…

According to the investor, some reasons foreigners like to live in Phu My Hung are because:

  • The living environment and technical infrastructure have many similarities with the country they live in. There are many parks mixed in the residential area creating a green area for the environment and health.
  • Around there are many international schools such as Japan, Korea, and Canada, SSIS diverse types, full of training levels, from preschool to high school.

District 1 – Longtime expat community in HCMC

District 1 - Longtime expat community in HCMC

Most foreigners choose the first settlement in District 1 because this place converges the most typical cultural points of Saigon. Most expat living in District 1 are single, do business, love the bustling life, and want to experience the local culture.

You will see a lot of foreigners living and working in District 1. Especially on the famous Nguyen Hue flower street or Bui Vien pedestrian street at night, it is always crowded with many Westerners and Europeans.

Reasons why foreigners like to live in District 1:

  • District 1 is the financial and office center, a place to connect traffic, and convenient to move through other districts in the city.
  • There are many options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. This place focuses on many types of entertainment with international or typical Vietnamese style.
  • Local people are friendly, have good English and are familiar with foreign cultures…

‘Western Quarter’ Thao Dien District 2 – expat Ho Chi Minh

Dubbed the new center of Saigon City, Thao Dien (District 2) has long formed a large and diverse community of outsiders.

Thao Dien is home to a series of luxury villas and a small number of luxury limited apartments. According to the survey, this is an area that attracts attention and gradually becomes an ideal living place for successful businessmen, intellectuals, Europeans, and Americans to work and live in Vietnam.

Thao Dien possesses great advantages and these are definitely the reasons why apartments here are increasing in price and attracting investors and foreigners to live:

Thu Thiem new urban area (District 2)

Thu Thiem new urban area (District 2)

Thu Thiem area has become a “mine” to attract foreigners to buy houses. Some of the reasons why Thu Thiem’s new urban area attracts foreigners to live and becomes a place worth living is because

  • 50% of the Thu Thiem area is water and trees, so the air is very fresh, cool, and suitable for a Western standard living environment.
  • High-class internal and external utility systems, showing superiority with many key public works in the country.
  • Only 3 minutes from the center of District 1, and easy to go to the Southeast provinces via the highway.

Besides the above factors, Thu Thiem’s new urban area is also a fun place and a great place to see the city’s iconic buildings such as Landmark 81, Vietcombank Tower, and Bitexco.

The living environment of Thu Thiem’s new urban area is currently on the rise, promising an international standard urban area in the near future, creating a large-scale expat community here in Vietnam.

You can find the previous article here: District 1 Ho Chi Minh City: Me Linh Point

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