Riverfront real estate project planned for Hlaingthaya Township

To meet growing local demand for residential units, the Riverfront Garden Real Estate project constituting of commercial and residential spaces as well as recreation facilities has been implemented in Hlaingthaya Township in western Yangon. With the approval of the Yangon Region government, the Southern Metal Industry Real Estate Development Co is constructing the US$650 million […]

YRTA Tender for Water Taxi. Closing Date 26 Dec 2016

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   Yangon Region Government Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) Invitation for Open tender to build and run a water taxi system Closing Date: 26.12.2016   The tender is to build and run a water taxi system on the […]

Green Light for Southwest New City Project?

A tentative green light has been given for the development of Yangon’s Southwest New City – but the regional government says it will exercise strict control to keep out land speculators. The move appears to dispel some of the uncertainty that has clouded the project since the new regional government took over. The three companies already selected […]

Unofficial Tenants Warned to Move off Explosive Gas Pipelines

Several unofficial shanty towns erected around Yangon are at risk of triggering an explosion as they were built above old, unreliable gas pipelines, according to a government official. Shwe Pyi Thar township’s Danyingone Market is considered to be on particularly dangerous turf. Hundreds of makeshift dwellings and shops have popped up above the Shwe Pyi […]

Buses from China and South Korea to arrive in mid December

Buses ordered from China and South Korea to run in public bus lines will arrive in mid December, it is learnt from the All Private Bus Lines Control Committee. To gear up for public bus lines, a fleet of 210 buses from China and 202 buses from South Korea were purchased under contract. The buses […]

Developers push back on YESC power play

Dozens of construction firms sent a joint letter to the Yangon Region government challenging an August directive from the Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation to install transformers on new buildings that use more than 30 kilowatts of electricity. The letter, dated September 28 and signed by 40 local developers, says that not all construction companies can afford to […]

YCDC tells construction firms to change designs if they want permits approved

Nearly one third of Yangon’s high-rise building projects given in-principle construction permission under the previous government have been told to go back to the drawing board and make design changes despite already breaking ground on their developments, Yangon City Development Committee said last week. In May, YCDC put a halt to all high-rise construction as part of […]

YCDC drafts new rules for building permits

Yangon City Development Committee has finished amending its building permit regulations, its secretary said yesterday, after completing a divisive review of high-rise projects across the city that saw rule-breaking developers told to amend their designs. The new regulations have already been shared with industry association and will be made public once they have been approved by the Yangon […]

Myanmar Shwe Ying selected for Yangon traffic control system project

  THE Myanmar Shwe Ying Company has been selected to implement a project that includes the establishment of a control centre and the upgrading Yangon’s traffic lights with CCTV cameras, said Saw Tun Mya Aung, Kayin ethnic affairs minister of Yangon Region government. According to the regional minister, who is also the chair of the […]

Yangon region government invites auction for sales of confiscated Motor Vehicle; Closing Date: Dec 8, 2015

Yangon Region Government Auction Sales of Confiscated Motor Vehicle that had No License Invitation for Auction 1. Invited to Auction for sale of Motor Vehicle that were confiscated for not having license in Yangon. 2. Tender forms are available from November 23, 2015 to December 8, 2015 at near gate (4), Department of Correspondence, Yangon […]