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27Sep, 16

This year’s Euromoney Myanmar Global Investment forum came on the heels of Myanmar’s historic handover of power to a democratically elected government. Over 1,000 business leaders and investors from more than 25 countries gathered for the two day conference to discuss the opportunities arising from the country’s new economic roadmap. We, at Green Vision, as ... more

22Jul, 16

A member of the Yangon high-rise inspection committee charged with a city-wide review of high-rise projects has defended the controversial inspections, saying they are a “one off”, as developers brace for the second batch of results to be released tomorrow. A Yangon City Development Committee official walks through a construction site under review. Photo: Aung ... more

22Jul, 16

Would-be hoteliers who fail to apply for a licence before construction starts will not be permitted to operate, the government has announced. U Myo Win Nyunt, director of the hotel and tourism supervision division of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, told The Myanmar Times yesterday that the ministry’s days of turning a blind eye ... more

22Jul, 16

Two months into a city-wide suspension on high-rise construction, some Yangon developers faced with frozen projects are telling their workers to seek employment elsewhere. Yangon City Development Committee officials inspect a high-rise project in Yangon. Photo: Aung Myin Ye Zaw / The Myanmar TimesYangon City Development Committee officials inspect a high-rise project in Yangon. Photo: ... more

18Jul, 16

RANGOON — The market for high-rise apartments in Rangoon has slowed after the Rangoon Division government suspended construction and failed to clarify its new policies to developers, industry sources have said. The divisional government and the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC)—Rangoon’s municipal authority—suspended construction in May on more than 80 high-rises (classified as buildings with ... more

18Jul, 16

Yangon authorities have told 12 developers to drastically change their project designs, in the first round of feedback following a drawn-out review of high-rises across the city, according to documents released yesterday, seen by The Myanmar Times. Workers navigate a construction site in Yangon. Photo: Aung Myin Ye Zaw / The Myanmar TimesWorkers navigate a ... more

18Jul, 16

Developers to challenge results of high-rise review High-rise developers ordered to drastically change the designs of their projects are planning to challenge the government, on the basis that its review of Yangon developments was not transparent. i-Green company has been told to cut the number of floors on this project on Sein Lae May Yeikthar ... more

11Jul, 16

The construction ministry is planning to build an economic zone on 700 acres in Yangon’s Mingalardon township including residential and commercial buildings, an official has told The Myanmar Times. The land between Yangon-Pyay Road and No.3 Yangon-Mandalay Highway was transferred to the ministry’s Department of Urban and Housing Development in January this year for development, ... more

11Jul, 16

Photo: Mizzima Myanmar Property Report Congress hosted a forum at Sule Shangri-La on 30 June, featuring industry leaders and local experts, the event was then followed by the Asia Property Awards ceremony. Property Report is a bi-monthly English-language magazine and website brand started in Thailand in 2004 and is owned by Ensign Media. The Asia ... more