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LOWER-TIER PROJECTS MORE ATTRACTIVE

Summary & Recommendations The share of pre-selling upscale condominiums remains excessive, driving the overall sales performance to continually dwindle over the past years. In a bid to recuperate buyers’ appetite, most projects now come under pressure to keep sales prices modest. This has become even more pronounced with some developers adjusting prices down by between […]

Colliers Property Report – Service Apartment Q1 2019

FUTURE COMPETITION POSES INVESTOR OPPORTUNITIES Summary & Recommendations Owing to the construction delays witnessed in majority of projects across the city, no new serviced apartments were introduced as of Q1 2019. In turn, the average occupancy almost reached 80%. Meanwhile, rental rates across all unit categories have remained generally stable QOQ. Given that competition is […]

Colliers Property Report – Retail Q1 2019

GROWING MOVIE GOERS: A STIMULI TO RETAILTAINMENT Summary & Recommendations As of Q1 2019, the citywideaverage occupancy rate remained at 90% with major shopping malls maintaining almost full occupancy rates. Meanwhile, Colliers anticipates 2019 to have an additional supply of more than 10,000 sq meters. This should continue to encourage tenants’ flight to quality as […]

Colliers Property Report – Yangon Office Q1 2019

Economic Reforms: A Game Changer Summary & Recommendations Myanmar’s macroeconomic performance has continued to experience gains in recent years. Major part of this big leap from 2011 is the easement of sanctions for various key industries. Such liberalisation resulted to a burst of interest from numerous companies and institutions. This has contributed to the upward […]

Colliers Property Report – Colliers Myanmar Condo Q4 2018

SUMMARY & RECOMMENDATIONS Towards the end of 2018, the citywide take-up rate remained below the 60% mark. Given the relatively poor sales performance of majority of condominium projects in Yangon, we embolden developers to start expanding their target market and introduce more low and mid residences. We predict that lower-tier but modern apartments and condominiums […]

Colliers Property Report – Myanmar Service Apartment Quarterly Q4 2018

SUMMARY & RECOMMENDATIONS Competition is anticipated to gradually intensify as supply is estimated to double in the next two years. This will perhaps be more noticeable in the upscale segment. Meanwhile, the entry of higher quality projects in 2018 has already driven rents towards more competitive levels. Despite the price correction, affordability remains a key […]

Colliers Property Report – Myanmar Hotel Quarterly Q4 2018

SUMMARY & RECOMMENDATIONS No new completions were observed in Yangon as of Q4 2018. Few select developments that were anticipated to open during the quarter have seen limited construction developments. In turn, increases on both occupancy and ADR levels transpired. Nonetheless, hotel investments in Yangon continue to surge as supported by the new government policies […]

Colliers Property Report – Myanmar Retail Quarterly Q4 2018

E-commerce and experiential retail growth potential promising Summary & Recommendations Myanmar can be considered a latecomer to the e-commerce wave, having experienced international isolation until 2011. While the country’s e-commerce future looks favourable, a huge amount of work from the government remains, particularly in improving the legislative framework, information and communications technology, and payment infrastructures. […]

Colliers Property Report – Yangon Office Market Quarterly Report Q4 2018

Insurance industry to buoy office market Summary & Recommendations As at the end of 2018, the citywide occupancy breached the 70% mark. Though this is healthy, Colliers has noted the sluggish pace of absorption during H2 2018. While demand appears currently held back given the recent market situation, Colliers remains optimistic that office space requirements […]

Colliers Property Report – Myanmar Condo Q3 2018

NET TAKE-UP UNCHANGED AMID SLIM VOLUME OF UNITS LAUNCHED SUMMARY & RECOMMENDATIONS Despite the limited number of units launched in Q3 2018, the citywide take-up rate remained unmoved. While we see more legislative efforts slowly taking shape, likely also to regain both buyers and developers’ confidence, addressing the overall affordability concern should primarily drive condominium […]