Collier Property Report – Yangon Gated Residential July 2017

Households in search of more breathable space There remains a limited number of gated residential communities in Yangon, the majority of which are geared towards the high-end and luxury segments. While some local developers are starting to introduce mid-tier and affordable products, the quality and offerings are considered subpar. In view of the restricted space […]

Event Invitation: Euromoney’s Myanmar Global Investment Forum,12-13 Sep 2017, Naypyidaw

In the first year of the National League for Democracy (NLD) government, Myanmar’s economy decelerated and the pace of economic reform slowed. Yet, the government appears confident growth will return and has pledged to boost its economy in 2017-18. Foreign investors have reason for optimism too. A new Investment Law came into effect on 1 […]

Collier Property Report: Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago

The Can-Do spirit readies Myeik for take off Author: Tony Picon – Vice Chairman – Colliers Myanmar A strong, dynamic business community located in an area with abundant natural resources bodes well for the potential development of Myeik (formerly Mergui) both as a tourist destination supporting the beachfront islands of Myeik archipelago but more importantly […]

Building a better Condominium Law

Lack of clarity on foreign ownership, land use and building management committees in the Condominium Law are holding back growth in the property market.   By DUNCAN BURRY When the Condominium Law was enacted in early 2016, many hoped it would provide a framework that could spur development in the sector, not least by permitting […]

Collier Property Market Report – Ngapali Beach Hotel & Resort 22nd June 2017

Stronger investment interest surfaces in Ngapali The increasing global awareness along with the rising confidence in domestic tourism is now driving Ngapali’s (Thandwe township) hotel market to new heights. Once a sleepy town engaged mostly in farming and fishing, Ngapali is fast evolving, now recognised with international accolades as Asia’s next beach destination. In fact, […]

Myanmar Trade Show, Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of July & August 2017

    Name, Venue & Organizer Date Myanmar Phar-Med Expo, Rose Garden Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Minh Vi Exhibition & Advertisement Services Co. Ltd (Veas Co. Ltd) 05-07 Jul 2017 ASEAN Ports and Shipping, Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, Myanmar, Transport Events Management Limited 06-07 Jul 2017 Myanmar LAB Expo, Rose Garden Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, Minh Vi Exhibition […]

Uber vs Grab vs Hello vs Oway – Week 2

Comparative Analysis of Uber, Grab, Hello & Oway versus a Normal Taxi i.e. the traditional taxi that you can find along the street and who are not Uber, Grab, Hello or Oway driver. Our methodology is very simple. 4 of our staff go for lunch together – they each take an Uber, Grab, Hello & […]

Collier Property Report : Yangon Condominium Snapshot 1Q2017

Supply The number of condominium units launched in Q1 2017 reached more than 552 – almost equal to the number launched during the same period in 2016. The rise in the units launched were mainly led by Spring Line Residence by Shwe Oak Khai Construction, located in Insein Township with more than 300 units. Future […]

Uber vs Grab vs Hello vs Oway – Week 1

Comparative Analysis of Uber, Grab, Hello & Oway versus a Normal Taxi i.e. the traditional taxi that you can find along the street and who are not Uber, Grab, Hello or Oway driver. Our methodology is very simple. 4 of our staff go for lunch together – they each take an Uber, Grab, Hello & […]

Don’t Invest in Myanmar? What Rubbish!

Author: Anthony Larmon is the founder and managing director of Echo Myanmar   In an article posted last week titled “Don’t Invest in Myanmar, Here’s Why”, a young Mr. Reid Kirchenbauer encourages the good readers of his InvestAsian blog not to invest in Myanmar. He doesn’t encourage them to do their due diligence, to think […]