Masteri Thao Dien – Top 1 Destination For Expats In District 2


1. Overview

Vietnam for general and Ho Chi Minh city for particular is growing at an incredible speed, lead to a tremendous number of investors coming to Vietnam for seeking chances to expand their business. Following that, more and more expats come to Vietnam simply because of low living cost and well – paid salary.

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As a result, properties demand is increasing sharply. And Ho Chi Minh, the largest city of Vietnam has a high rising demand for real estate. But in Saigon, there are 24 districts, which one is the best for expats to live?

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The characteristic of every single district is different from each other due to their uniqueness. For example: District 1 is the most crowded place in Saigon, especially at night when everyone hang out at the city center. District 2 is the best expats community which lots of gorgeous apartment with great services such as Masteri Thao Dien, The Estella, Gateway Thao Dien, etc.

With the rapid economic and infrastructure growth, more and more real estate brand has develop their project in District 2, contributing to the growth of this area and creating the famous Thao Dien nowadays. Some famous real estate developer are: VingroupSavillsNovaland and Thao Dien Investment JSC.

22/5/2015, Thao Dien Investment JSC, the developer of Thao Dien Masteri,honored at BCI Asia Awards 2015 for Top 10 leading investors in Vietnam. This is an award honoring architectural and large investors having made remarkable achievements in the development of unique projects, great value in 7 countries in Asia, including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Most renters in Ho Chi Minh city are looking for a 1 – 2 bedroom cozy and comfy apartment with an affordable price. Complete in 2016, Masteri Thao Dien apartment is one of the best choices for Saigon residences due to its outstanding advantages. 98% of more than 3,000 apartments was sold since the project started. From the statistics, you can partly see the quality of those apartment in this project.

2. Location

From the map, you can see that Masteri Thao Dien is located along Hanoi Highway in District 2, the most important main road that connects Ho Chi Minh city to other Southeast provinces. Like the developer said: “Masteri Thao Dien is strategically built close to major thoroughfares and offers incredible panoramas of the city and the meandering Saigon River.”, the project is 200 meters near Saigon river and owns a great location right in the center of the new urban area.

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Masteri Thao Dien is connected with subway station No.7 of the Metro line Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien, which will finish soon in 2020. And with the railways, from Masteri Thao Dien, it only takes 10 minutes to get to Saigon’s CBD:

– Thu Thiem New Urban area and District 1: 7 minutes

– Tan Son Nhat airport and District 7: 17 minutes

– Binh Duong: 40 minutes

– Bien Hoa: 30 minutes

– Vung Tau: 80 minutes

Moreover, there are many international schools about 1 – 2 kilometers from the project such as:

– European International School with 1.2km.

– ACG international school with 2.6km.

– International German School with 750m.

– ISHCMC American Academy with 850m.

3. Information

Project detail:

– Address: 159 Hanoi Highway, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh city.

– Total scale: 4 towers including T1, T2, T3, T4 from 41 to 45 stories and Vincom Mega Mall Thao Dien. Each floor has about 20 – 21 apartments with 10 elevators and 4 stairs.

– Total area: 79,839m².

– Building Coverage ratio: 34,74%.

– Green area ratio: 60% (including 3,500m² lakes conditioning, 6,000m² parks, footpaths, traffic, garden, swimming pool …).

– Apartment acreage: 45 – 100m².

– Construction date: Quarter 1, 2014. Hand over date: Quarter 4, 2016.

– Ownership: Eternal.

– Unit types: 1 – 4 bedroom, linkable apartment, shophouse, duplex, penthouse.

Each apartment has their two ground floors and mezzanine floor specifically designed for functional rooms such as: gym center, supermarkets, community living room, indoor children’s entertainment area.

Note: You can link two apartment together to create a larger space for living.


– Management fee: 18,000/m²/month.

– Parking fee: 1,400,000/car/month and 200,000/motorbike/month.

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4. Each tower design:

a) Tower 1 (T1)

b) Tower 2 (T2)

c) Tower 3 (T3)

d) Tower 4 (T4)

From Modoho’s experience, if you want to rent an Masteri Thao Dien apartment, you should focus to find your ideal home in Tower 4, which has river scene and situated behind the other building so it is more peaceful and quiet.

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e) Commerce Tower (Vincom Mega Mall)

5. Facilities

Evaluated as one of the most having many facilities projects in Saigon, Masteri Thao Dien offer full-fledged and state-of-the-art facilities for its citizen for free. It even has an own swimming pool for each block as well as convenient entrance to lobby and basement near the main street.

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Here is the map and the list of facilities for Masteri’s residences.

6. Conclusion

Overall, Masteri Thao Dien is an ideal living destination for expats situated in the heart of this hustle and bustle city. It synergizes a modern and vibrant lifestyle with the serenity and calm one needs in their home. One’s standard of living is elevated to new heights when living in an apartment in Masteri’s projects.

This article is summarized by Modoho – a trusted agency in Ho Chi Minh city. If you need any help from a local expertise with free searching services (only landlord have to pay) feel free to contact us. Here is some listing for you:

Estella Heights for rent.

The Estella for rent.

Vinhomes Central Park for rent.

Apartment for rent in District 2 (Thao Dien).