Reviewing potential of apartment segment in HCMC this year, CBRE Vietnam’s representative said that future supply will continue to expand toward non-CBD areas but with convenient traffic connectivity. Regarding of sales, 2018 will see an increase of 9pct y-o-y in supply, reaching 28,000 units, mainly from mid-end segment. Especially, investors will continue to pay attention on high-end projects in CBDs thanks to good hireability. Meanwhile, home-buyers will focus more on safety, fire prevention system, product quality and surrounding utilities. East Saigon and South Saigon will continue to be HCMC’s attention-magnet this year, with many new projects consecutively launched for sale.