Soilbuild – a small Singapore construction firm that ventured into Myanmar 30 years after its founding

Soilbuild Construction Group took the plunge to expand overseas even though it was fully aware the move offered no guarantees of profit. Its executive director explains why. SINGAPORE: When it comes to ensuring the growth of our local companies, the most common refrain nearly all bosses of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) hear is this: […]

Mayor promises speedy review of high-rise projects

Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe said the government did not suspend any additional construction projects involving high-rise buildings on March 6. He made the comments in the regional legislature. MP U Hla Thein from Tamwe township asked if the government has plans to greenlight the construction projects. “Suspending construction projects which have already started […]

Collier Property Report – Yangon Retail Q4 2017

A Focus on Tenant Diversity The retail sector closed 2017 with a high occupancy rate of 95%. Average lease rates continued to grow at a high single digit year-on-year. Growth is seen to continue albeit at a somewhat modest pace. In the meantime, we expect developers to continually improve their offerings. Besides adopting modern global […]