Invitation for Price Quotation from Department of Highway. Closing Date 7 Dec 2017.

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Flood and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project (FLERP). The IDA No. of the credit agreement is No. 5889-MM. The Department of Highways (DOH) of the Ministry of Construction, in its role as implementing agency of […]

Nearly 300 low-priced flats in Shwe Lin Ban unsold

Nearly 300 low-cost houses at Shwe Lin Ban industrial zone in Hlaing Tharyar township, are awaiting to be sold, according to an official from the Department of Urban and Housing Development (DUHD), Ministry of Construction. “We are developing cheap housing for those with very low income who couldn’t afford accommodation prices,” U Nay Myo Hlaing, […]

Proposed port and highway to align Ayeyarwady with Belt and Road

Ayeyarwady may follow Kyaukphyu and Dawei to be the next region in Myanmar to embrace a deep-sea port together with other infrastructure projects, with a feasibility of the scheme currently under progress. U Ye Lin from Myanmar Construction and Development Public Co said that a feasibility study is being carried out jointly with South Korea-based […]

Dept of Urban & Housing Development: Partner Invitation for Housing Project in Dagon Seikkan Township.

Ayearwon-Yadanar Highrise Housing Project, located at Dagon Seikkan Township Ward No (61 & 67), between Yadanar and Ayearwon Road. See https://goo.gl/maps/3XXB1p9hJNv. The project is constructed and developed by the Department of Urban and Housing Development. Partners and Investors who want to co-operate for the project are invited. Project details and partnership scheme can be discussed […]

Draft condominium bylaw to be ready in two months

The condominium bylaw which is currently being drafted will be enacted soon, and it will include the right for the buyers to be connected to banks and purchase with an instalment system, said U Min Htein, director general of the Department of Urban and Housing Development (DUHD) under the Ministry of Construction. “As it’s a […]

Union budget funds to go on housing projects in Ayeyawun and Yadana

Funds from the Union budget have been allocated to the construction of 11 residential buildings in Ayeyawun and Yadana. Eighteen other housing projects will be carried out in cooperation with private companies under joint ventures. The chairman of the Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association submitted a proposal to Vice-President Myint Swe that the government provide more […]

4.8 Million Housing Units Required by 2040

The government’s national policy on housing will take into account the country’s urbanisation and urban migration. Myanmar’s commercial capital will need 1.07 million housing units by 2040 and the entire country will require an additional 4.8 million units by then, according to an official from the Ministry of Construction. The whole country will need 4.8 […]

Myanmar Shuffles Energy, Finance Officials Amid Slowing Growth

Myanmar has replaced its minister for energy, state media reported on Wednesday, as Aung San Suu Kyi’s administration looks to address concerns that the enactment of vital reforms has been slow since she took power last year.The government also appointed a new deputy finance minister and confirmed three new central bank deputy governors this week. […]

Displaced Squatters Allege Fraud by Village Committee

YANGON – A group of displaced squatters in Yangon’s Hlegu Township have opened a fraud case against a 27-member Aung Yadana village development committee that sold them land already owned by the government, one complainant told The Irrawaddy on Monday. Police deputy Maj Maung Maung Oo of Hlegu police station confirmed that the case was […]

MCEA to Start Affordable Housing Construction

The Myanmar Construction Entrepreneur Association (MCEA), in cooperation with the government, will start building affordable housing units for low-income earners within this year, a senior association official from the organisation said. “The government and the MCEA will start constructing affordable housings – namely public housings and rental housings – within this year. “The government will […]