The Myanmar Times
Friday, 31 October 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

SEZ project driving prices for land upward

The groundbreaking of the 400-hectare Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) last month has speculative land- owners increasing property prices by as much as 1000 percent in adjacent areas.

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Conservationists roll out heritage sites map

German researchers have worked with local conservationists and the Myanmar government to create a map showing the country’s ancient historical buildings.

 

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Bogyoke Market tenants appeal over eviction

Controversy arises over Bogyoke market evictions, with storeholders potentially facing legal action.

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Downtown living

This one-bedroom apartment on Bo Myat Htun Street in Botahtaung township offers a large, airy and unfurnished space.

 

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Yangon hardware store sets up shop

The country’s first modern construction supply warehouse for home owners and construction companies is now open for business in Yangon.

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The sum of its parts: subdivisions band-aid solution

The skyrocketing price of land in Yangon is driving many would-be developers to subdivide large blocks – a trend industry figures say ultimately does more harm than good.

 

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Office space alternatives surge in face of soaring rental market

Local businesses have begun offering shared office suites to deal with the shortage of supply in Yangon

 

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Yangon office for Savills

Hong Kong-based Savills real estate firm opened an office in Yangon on December 16 to join in the continuing boom in land and property prices here.

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