Cho Runglert Group has diversified into residential development with a 2-billion-baht project in Khao Yai and a 300-million-baht project in Hua Hin after the labour shortage put its construction business in a pickle.
An artist’s conception of The Pluris Khaoyai worth 2 billion baht. Located on an 82-rai site on Thanarat Road Km 4.5, the project will comprise 50 single houses priced 12-18 million baht and 314 condo units priced from 2.49 million.
Pudit Runglertsakul, managing director of the medium-sized contractor, said the firm needs to reduce the construction jobs it takes each year due to the labour shortage, down from 19 a few years ago to five now. Its labour force has been cut from 3,000 a few years back to 1,000.
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