The Myanmar Times
Saturday, 30 May 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Idle plots still plague industrial zones

Rampant speculation has driven up the price of plots allocated for industrial use in Yangon Region, preventing factory construction, parliament heard yesterday.

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Bringing housing up to scratch

Housing is a notoriously mixed bag in Yangon. While there are a growing number of quality buildings, there is also a wide range of basically unliveable homes.

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First two GEMS towers finished

Two of the structures are now completed at GEMS Garden Condominium, according to company officials.

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Zoning plan in limbo as experts push for re-start

Yangon’s zoning plan is due for a restart after contentious discussions meant the process had ground to a halt, according to U Toe Aung, urban planner with Yangon City Development Committee.

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Amenities dropped to make housing project cheaper

Yangon Region will be home to another low-cost housing project, as governing authorities work to find accommodation for the city’s growing population.

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Moving into a memorable home

With so many of Yangon’s houses being built from the same mold, it is nice to see one with a bit of character.

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Large increase in building permits

Contractors have lined up at Yangon City Development Committee for building permits after the committee demolished several buildings being constructed without permits, according to a senior official.

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Yoma launches Galaxy Towers at Star City

Yoma Strategic Holdings began sales of its Galaxy Towers, a total of six high-rise luxury condos that will rise to between 25 and 28 stories.

 

 

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