The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 24 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Metal scaffolding taking hold

In a sign of maturing for Myanmar’s property market, more efficient metal scaffolding is replacing the traditional bamboo scaffolding in development projects in Yangon as buildings get higher and bamboo becomes more expensive, construction experts said.

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Go big and go home

This large, detached, newly renovated house in its own compound is close to Yangon International Airport on Aung Mingalar Highway, North Okkalapa township.

 

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YCDC to crack whip on illegal projects

The Yangon City Development Committee will tighten its control over construction projects and crack down on developers that do not abide by city regulations, officials said.

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New UNESCO approach for Bagan

Bagan Archaeological Zone is to get another shot at UNESCO status with efforts to push through the historic area’s most important temples first

 

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YCDC okays development on land sold by foreigners: Yangon authorities pave way for new development projects

Myanmar citizens who have acquired land owned by foreigners may now have the right to build on it if they pay a land tax, according to the Yangon City Development Committee.

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Singapore, Myanmar firm roll out $230m ‘Golden City’

Singapore-owned development firm Uni Global Power Ltd together with local partners have rolled out plans to build a US$230 million complex in Yangon’s Yankin township that will feature several residential skyscrapers, a five-star hotel and a shopping mall.

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Yangon rentals on the rise, for now

The new supply of mid- and top-tier condos on the way could finally offset Yangon's costlier rental prices, experts say.

 

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Construction halts on Old Bagan hotel

The government has ordered the owners of a hotel in Old Bagan to halt the unapproved construction of a planned annex, authorities said.

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