The Myanmar Times
Monday, 22 December 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Singapore’s Far East Organization to open Yangon office

Singapore's largest private property developer Far East Organization will open a sales desk in Yangon, officials said on November 12.

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A lot to live up to in Mayangone

This house has a great lot. Coming in at 8000 square feet, there is plenty of room to stretch. It’s a work in progress, meaning it’s up to you to tailor it to your tastes – whether that’s a garden, a space for sports or grazing cattle.

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Few engineers join ASEAN initiative

More local engineers ought to register with the ASEAN Engineer Registry, which aims to allow local engineers to take part in projects in other countries, according to officials from the Myanmar Engineers Society.

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House of the week: Pretty in pink

Things are a little different in Mandalay. This week's featured property makes the most of a narrow plot and stands out from the rest perhaps in part because of its flamboyant paint job.

 

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Fines and seizures coming to industrial land with no progress

Undeveloped land on industrial zones will subject to fines and possible confiscation by the Ministry of Industry, according to deputy industry minister U Thein Aung.

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Property price rise puts pressure on pre-sales

Surging property prices are making it more difficult for buyers to pay for units with one-time purchases, and buyers are increasingly turning to pre-sales that allow installment payments.

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Building better real estate laws

Fostering growth in the property market will require an improved legal climate, likely including more participation by the Myanmar Investment Commission, according to Edwin Vanderbruggen, senior partner at legal and tax advisers VDB Loi.

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The Golden Valley housing game

House of the Week has a few regrets. Never getting good at bowling, for instance, or not pursuing youthful dreams of raising professional fighting cocks.

 

 

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