The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 02 August 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

A window out to the world

Yangon isn’t always at the forefront of modern design. But this week’s house bucks the trend, making excellent use of glass windows to bring in large amounts of natural light. 

Continue reading »

Market pressures: Yangon's ever-shrinking homes

Yangon’s housing affordability crisis has resulted in many blocks in satellite suburbs being subdivded below the 20-foot minimum set by Council.

 

Continue reading »

Korean project to be country’s biggest hotel

The Daewoo Amara Hotel aims to be Myanmar’s largest hotel complex when it opens its doors in 2016, according to company officials.

Continue reading »

Great for a green thumb

With land prices at an all-time premium, this Bahan house comes with what is increasingly a rarity:  a garden.

 

Continue reading »

Yangon market losing its steam

Transactions in Yangon’s property market have slowed perceptively in 2014, with buyers unwilling to pay the high prices on offer, real estate agents say.

Continue reading »

Public housing residents push for work ahead of rainy season

Residents from a public housing settlement in Yangon’s Lanmadaw township are growing increasingly frustrated as work by the Department of Human Settlement and Housing Development (DHSHD) to repair and enlarge their flats fails to get off the ground.

Continue reading »

Capital hotels frustrated by ministry recommendations

Government ministries steering visitors to Nay Pyi Taw towards newly built hotels in the state-guesthouse hotel zone is making it difficult for other hotels to attract guests, hoteliers say.

Continue reading »

Traders rebrands Yangon hotel to Shangri-La name

Yangon landmark Traders Hotel re-branded to Sule Shangri-La Yangon last week following two-and-a-half-years of renovations.

 

 

Continue reading »