Property News The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:58:38 +0630 en-gb City to expand past Mandalay hill The area north of Mandalay Hill will transition from rice paddy to housing development over the next year, as Mandalay city will expand north of the city as a planned project goes ahead.

]]> (Si Thu Lwin) Property News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Not just geckos but Gordon Gekkos

It's a dream to live near your office. No running back across town to pick up missing documents, minimal concern about sleeping in at home and missing an important meeting, or, more likely in House of the Week’s case, sleeping in at the office and missing the repeat of Rocky IV playing on satellite.

]]> (Tin Yadanar Htun) Property News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Rent hikes send people to suburbs Thadingyunt is a traditional time to find a new home, but it’s more difficult to afford reasonable downtown lodging

]]> (Noe Noe Aung) Property News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
JICA rejects link between master plan and ‘new city’ expansion The Japan International Cooperation Agency has rejected suggestions by Yangon Mayor U Hla Myint that a controversial 30,000-acre expansion project was included in the Yangon 2040 master plan, which was jointly developed by JICA and municipal authorities.

]]> (Thomas Kean and Noe Noe Aung) Property News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Property values raised for taxes Yangon's Internal Revenue Department has changed the assessment values used to charge property taxes, though the process has been criticised for lacking transparency.

]]> (Myat Nyein Aye) Property News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Apartment living in Yangon's trendiest enclave

Sushi, watermelon daiquiris and a fine cup of coffee are things the Yaw Min Gyi area is rapidly becoming known for.


]]> (Tin Yadanar Htun) Property News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Accor opens first Novotel since Myanmar return French international hotel firm Accor opened its first Novotel-branded hotel in Myanmar since announcing its return to the country in 2013, at the popular tourist destination of Inle Lake.

]]> (Zaw Win Than) Property News Thu, 09 Oct 2014 08:51:17 +0630
Beat around the bush

Having  just watched Jurassic Park, House of the Week was a little hesitant when navigating the foliage out front of this week’s home. But after certifying the bushes to be free of velociraptors, we went inside to check out the impressive home.

]]> (Tin Yadanar Htun) Property News Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630