New Housing Project At Hlegu in The Pipeline

A new urban area comprising residential apartments and shopping centres will be implemented at Hlegu Township in the outskirts of Yangon to provide grassroots level people with affordable housing, according to the Ministry of Construction. Maharmate Kyal Group, a local developer, in partnership with the Ministry of Construction, is expected to implement the housing project […]

Tender for Multi-Storey Commercial Building Project in Lanmadaw Township. Closing Date 27 Oct 2016

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   Department of the Republic of Myanmar Ministry of Construction Department of Urban and Housing Tender Invitation   Announcing the proposal of the tender invitations with making the building blueprint and construction system for renovation and housing project […]

Yangon government eyes southern seaport

The Yangon Region government is looking into the possibility of building a seaport in the south of the city as part of a plan drawn up with the help of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). U Toe Aung, deputy head of Yangon City Development Committee’s City Planning and Land Administration Department, said the plan […]

Solving the Yangon housing shortage

Amid estimates that Yangon’s population of 7 million-plus will move into double-digits in the next 10 to 20 years, what is being done to solve the commercial capital’s housing crisis? The problem is exacerbated by the slow pace of economic and social development, which keeps incomes down. Yangon, home to 7.3 million people, according to […]

Tender for Construction of 2 Low Cost House Projects at Hlaing Thayar Township . Closing Date 30th Sep 2016.

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   Ministry of Construction Department of Urban & Housing Tender Invitation Yangon Region,Hlaing Tha-Yar Township,Thanlyn-Kyauktan Township,the Ministry of Construction,Urban and Housing Department is planning to develop low-cost and affordable housing complex and apartments at the following places: Hlaing […]

Residents encamped along highway vow to return if evicted

Defiant residents have laid down a challenge to the Yangon Region government: If you evict us, we will return. The squatters insist they will not be driven from their homes because they have nowhere else to go. Their stance is a serious challenge to the regional government’s insistence that it will not resort to the tactics […]

Korean firms to be invited to build Yangon-Dala bridge

A Tender for private companies to build a multi-million-dollar suspension bridge connecting downtown Yangon with sleepy Dala township will be called “soon”, but only for Korean firms, the Ministry of Construction’s permanent secretary said. U Kyaw Lin said a consulting company will be chosen this month to oversee the tender. “The ministry is choosing a […]

MoC searches for toll gate solution

The Ministry of Construction has already closed more than half of the 300 road and bridge tollgates it has built, and is looking for ways to make up the lost revenue that would result from plans to close the rest. U Kyaw Lin, the permanent secretary of the ministry, told The Myanmar Timeson August 8 that […]

Ministry of Construction sees urgent need for Yangon-Thanlyin bridge replacement

A bridge linking downtown Yangon with Thanlyin township across the Bago River is being tested beyond its limits and “could break at any time” according to an official at the Ministry of Construction, who said the government is planning to build a stronger second bridge as a matter of urgency. Yangon-Thanlyin 1 Bridge was designed […]

Yangon zoning plan to be made public this year: official

Yangon may finally be getting its long-awaited zoning plan, officials say. A draft drawn up by the city’s development committee will be opened for public comment before being adopted as law by the regional parliament, a Yangon City Development Committee spokesperson said. The zoning and land use law will be submitted to parliament after a […]