Resuming high-rise projects face hurdles

High-rise building developers given the green light to resume construction after a ban imposed by the Yangon Region government in May say the unplanned disruption to their projects has led to significant financial and reputational losses. The freeze on high-rise construction began with an announcement on May 14, which Yangon City Development Committee – an administrative body […]

Workers paid in food as Yangon construction ban continues

Building professionals, including expatriates, are at risk of dismissal within weeks as major construction sites have been shuttered by a continuing review, developers say, while workers are being paid in food and related industries are starting to feel the pinch. The freeze on large-scale construction, ordered by the regional government, has forced a widespread shutdown throughout […]