The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Smelling the flowers in Myaenigone

Style is not always the strong suit of a Yangon house, but this week’s home is at least bold enough to try something different. 

 

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Condo builders claim they’re riding the top-end boom

Builders aiming at the upper end of Yangon’s booming development scene claim demand has been exceeding their expectations.

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Mandalay mayor limits oversized development

The Saittara Mahi housing development near Mandalay’s palace has been forced to change their plans after high-ranking officials found out the project was set to break zoning rules.

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Mandalay mayor considers oversized development’s fate

Saittara Mahi development to contravene zoning requirements only two blocks from the mayor’s office

 

 

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Shifting values: property assessments set for shakeup

Property value assessments used to determine transactions taxes will be changed to keep prices in line with the market, according to officials from Yangon’s Internal Revenue Department.

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Prices buck trend around Kyaukphyu SEZ

Land prices around the Kyaukphyu SEZ have not risen much to date, bucking a trend that has seen property prices near prominent developments like Thilawa and the planned Hanthawaddy airport increase rapidly.

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New, light home for a large family

The paint has just finished drying on this modern four-bedroom home, which bucks market trends with its relatively reasonable price and "not-terrible" location.

 

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First luxury floating hotel sails into Yangon

A five-star floating hotel at Yangon’s Botahtaung Jetty is set to open by early August, according to hotel officials.

 

 

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