Myanmar, Japan to sign joint venture for Thilawa SEZ

A joint venture agreement for the second phase of Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will be signed by Japan and Myanmar in October, according to the Thilawa SEZ Management Committee. “We are going to sign a contract in October to establish a joint venture company organised by the governments of Myanmar and Japan, the public […]

Yangon More Expensive Than Manhattan Sparking Boom: Real Estate

Sean Danley has spent the past six months scouting office space in Yangon after being sent to establish the Myanmar branch of his U.S.-based employer. He looked in the city’s three sole 1990s-era towers, where annual rents have climbed to more than $100 a square foot, compared with less than $75 in downtown Manhattan, according […]