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US$1 billion smart city project kicks off with agreement

The government through the Ministry of Construction and Bangkok-based Amata Corp pcl signed a framework agreement on August 22 to jointly develop the Smart and Eco City located in East Dagon township, northeast of downtown Yangon. Although termed an industrial zone project, the US$1 billion Smart and Eco City’s first phase of 2,000 acres comprises […]

The sky’s the limit for Yangon’s new roads: An interview with Kyi Zaw Myint, Director General—Ministry of Construction.

Question: “First and foremost, what is in store for the future of transportation in Yangon? What are some of the goals of these proposed large scale projects and expressways?” Answer: “The Ministry of Construction, with goals to create new networks of transportation, plans to build two elevated highways: one within and one encircling Yangon city. […]

Work on foundation of Yangon-Dala bridge begins

Drilling work for installing bored piles on the Dala side of the Yangon-Dala bridge across the Yangon River was started on 28 June. The bridge is expected to be completed by December, 2022, according to the Bridge Department under the Ministry of Construction. The bridge will connect Bo Min Yaung street in Dala Township with […]

Invitation for tender, Build 2 new brides across Thanlwin River, Deadline: 18th July, 2019

REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT OF BRIDGE Reference No. ESIA DOB1-MOC (1) The Government of Myanmar (GoM) has received a grant aid from the People’s Republic of China to build a new 2-lane bridge on Thanlwin River in Kunlon Township of Shan State. In conformity to the Procurement Guidelines of […]

Contractors urged to settle outstanding debts to the Yangon government

The Yangon Region Government sold over 53 acres of land in Dagon Seikkan, Yangon to four companies to build precast factories for the construction of the Ayeyarwon-Yadana housing project at K225 million per acre in 2015-2016 . Although two firms have already paid, another two firms still owe over K2 billion, Daw Nilar Kyaw, minister […]

Construction of Yangon’s Outer Circular Road to Begin by Year End

YANGON—Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction has announced it will construct two circular roads inside and outside Yangon with the assistance of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Construction of the outer road is to be divided into four phases and will start with the eastern section, according to U Kyi Zaw Myint, deputy director general of […]

Invitation for Open Tender, Ministry of Construction, Department of Rural Road Development, Closing Date 18 March 2019

  The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a Grant from the Federal Republic of Germany (KfW bank) through the Ministry of Construction towards the cost of Rural Development Programme – Phase IV. Department of Rural Road Development under Ministry of Construction intends to implement , with contract system, the construction of bituminous […]

After three years, regulations under Condominium Law firm up

The Ministry of Construction has announced the formation of a management committee to oversee the implementation of regulations under the Condominium Law 2016 and Condominium Rules 2017. In the announcement on January 5, the ministry said the management committee will register new and existing property developments that meet the definitions of condominiums in the country […]

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 […]

Bridge project expected to boost China-Myanmar trade

The construction of a new road and bridge near the existing Goke Hteik railway viaduct in western Shan State will begin this year, the Ministry of Construction has announced. The major infrastructure project along the Mandalay-Muse road, a significant border-trade route, is expected to significantly boost the transportation of goods between China and Myanmar once […]