The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Surmountable decorating choices part of the Yangon deal

The blue carpet in the dining room first caught House of the Week’s eye. Variations of parquet and tile often dominate the floors in Yangon homes, but the carpet certainly added a different hue to the room.

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Fair-cost housing sold

Secondary market grows for low-income housing, despite government restrictions.

 

 

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Govt plan aims at tempering market

Realtors say they welcome government plans to create a comprehensive policy to rein in runaway property prices.

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Diverted industrial land hinders development for Mandalay businesses

The Ministry of Industry is considering ways to improve access to land for businesspeople, including looking at ending speculation and housing on industrial property, said deputy industry minister U Thein Aung.

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Pulling up in style in Golden Valley

It’s the awning that matters. It’s the awning that tells House of the Week it’s arrived at a top-notch home. And there’s no better time for an awning than the height of rainy season.

 

 

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Smelling the flowers in Mayangone

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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