The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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Mandalay mayor considers oversized development’s fate

Saittara Mahi development to contravene zoning requirements only two blocks from the mayor’s office

 

 

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Shifting values: property assessments set for shakeup

Property value assessments used to determine transactions taxes will be changed to keep prices in line with the market, according to officials from Yangon’s Internal Revenue Department.

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Prices buck trend around Kyaukphyu SEZ

Land prices around the Kyaukphyu SEZ have not risen much to date, bucking a trend that has seen property prices near prominent developments like Thilawa and the planned Hanthawaddy airport increase rapidly.

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