Transport and energy access barriers to Myeik industrialisation

The city in Tanintharyi Region amounts to far more than the gateway to over 800 islands of the archipelago. Access to energy and transport infrastructure remain the biggest barrier for industrialisation to take off in the city and its hinterland. The latest Colliers International report stated that Myeik has made great strides over the past […]

Car Parking Requirements Add to Continuing Woes

The condominium market in Myanmar’s commercial capital remained sluggish in the first quarter of 2017 with lacklustre sales being recorded for most projects, according to the latest report by Colliers International Myanmar. According to The Htet Oo, research and advisory assistant manager at Colliers International, the number of condominium units launched in the first quarter […]

Yangon high-rise review divides officials

  The chair of Yangon Region parliament’s economic committee has spoken out in support of developers, after they were ordered by a separate committee to change their project designs as part of a city-wide review of high-rises under construction. Daw Sandar Min, who heads the regional Finance, Planning and Economic Committee, said developers had suffered “enormous […]

Experts call for stronger property laws in Myanmar

MYANMAR’S real-estate market would become more buoyant if regulations on pricing and related issues were to be strengthened, experts said recently. At the “Property Report Congress Myanmar 2016”, developers and bankers urged the government to improve infrastructure and regulatory reforms. Tony Picon, managing director of Colliers International Myanmar, said the country needed to control property […]

Myanmar expects competitive realty prices by 2018

Exorbitant property prices, highlighted as one of the biggest business barriers in Myanmar, are expected to be brought down to a level competitive with that of neighbouring countries by 2018. Moe Thida, deputy director of the Construction Ministry’s Urban and Housing Development Department, told the Myanmar Global Investment Forum last week that some measures have […]

Retail Market in Yangon 4Q, 2014

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Research & Forecast Report Yangon | Retail Market 4Q 2014 Rental rates surge over robust demand Yangon’s retail stock expanded in 2014 to end at 150,000 sq m. That number is expected to grow significantly in 2015 following […]

Office Market in Yangon 4Q, 2014

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Research & Forecast Report Yangon | Office Market 4Q 2014 Supply pipeline increases amid growth in demand New office supply targeted for completion in 4Q 2014 slides as developers struggle to meet their deadlines. As a result, the […]

Serviced Apartment Market in Yangon 3Q, 2014

Subscribe to our Myanmar Property Mailing List and get notified immediately whenever we have a new report Research & Forecast Report Yangon | Serviced Apartment Market 3Q 2014 Chronic future undersupply as expats swell As at the end of 3Q 2014, the total supply stock of serviced apartments in Yangon improved by 2% quarter-on-quarter following […]

Hotel Market in Yangon 3Q, 2014

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Research & Forecast Report Yangon | Hotel Market 3Q 2014 Upsurge in upper-scale ADR dampens occupancy rates The lineup of upper-scale hotel projects is on the rise on the back of the strengthening tourist and business arrival levels. […]

Retail Market in Yangon 3Q, 2014

Subscribe to our Myanmar Property Mailing List and get notified immediately whenever we have a new report Research & Forecast Report Yangon | Retail Market 3Q 2014 Yangon retail market ripe for expansion Yangon’s retail market is set for major changes with new and modern shopping formats slated to be introduced in the medium term. […]