The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Limited high-rises under new zoning scheme

Limiting the number of high-rise developments in Yangon will preserve the city’s heritage while continuing to attract foreign investment, say YCDC reps.

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Urban planners to receive training in Kayin State

The United Nations has launched a series of training programs in Hpa-an, Kayin State, that will teach dozens of local urban planners how to properly monitor the influx of property developments in Myanmar.

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Thilawa SEZ breaks ground

Representatives of Japan and Myanmar gathered to attend the ground-breaking ceremony for the Thilawa special economic zone.

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Harbour high-rises left high and dry

YCDC and the Myanmar Port Authority are clashing on whether Yangon’s waterfront should be developed for community or commercial use.


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Life of an expat realtor

David Ney is wearing Hawaiian print boardshorts. He’s standing in the corner amid the haphazard piles of guests’ shoes at a dark and crowded party in an apartment on Yaw Min Gyi Street.

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Yaw Min Gyi area growing in line with foreign tastes

A stroll down Yaw Min Gyi Street in Dagon township is a time lapse in action that doubles as a progress report on the health of Yangon’s booming property development sector.

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Foreign apartment ownership schedule in condominium law

Foreigners will be eligible to own apartments on the 6th floor or above of condominiums, according to an official draft of the Condominium Law.

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A place to call home

Located in South Dagon, this gem of a house is suitable for the family looking to escape the noisy city center. 

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