Now released - H2 2017 Yangon Real Estate Review

THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON YANGON'S RAPIDLY CHANGING PROPERTY MARKET 

 
The Yangon property market picked up momentum last year, with a range of new developments directly impacting the sector. Our H2 2017 Yangon Real Estate Review is your comprehensive source for understanding the market and identifying opportunities. Using our updated format, it contains more than 200 pages of market information collected from on-the-ground research in Myanmar's commercial capital.
 
Completed in January 2018, this issue includes new features such as sections on retail and affordable housing, as well as updated residential and commercial market analysis, developer profiles, data, legislation, district-by-district profiles, and comprehensive details and mapping of nearly 100 ongoing or prospective real estate projects in Yangon.
 
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This is now the 12th edition of our Yangon Real Estate Review, which has become an essential resource for companies involved in the sector, including developers, investors, banks, contractors, architects, project managers and many more.
 
Our research is conducted by our local and international staff based permanently in Yangon.
 
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KEY FINDINGS
 
 
•    The residential market remains challenging. More high-end residential units are unsold than are sold, and prices have experienced a precipitous decline. A realistic approach to the market on behalf of developers and the long-anticipated release of the explicatory rules for the Condominium Law may herald future market growth.
 
•    There have been more real estate Myanmar Investment Commission FDI approvals in the 2017-18 fiscal year from April to the end of December than in any other full year since the commission began keeping track. While the data is for approvals figures, it is a testament to the long-term interest in the market by foreign players.
 
•    A few residential projects completed in H2 2017, but no brand-new projects launched sales, as consumers continue to digest the units that are available on the market. Several developments started construction after long periods of inactivity and have re-launched sales.
 
•   Signs of a developing mortgage market are on display. While specialist lenders are still small, a number of commercial banks have struck deals with well-known developers to provide financing to unit buyers. Nonetheless, the market is in its infancy and there is much room for growth.
 
•    Office prices are rapidly declining, as a significant amount of new stock recently launched in the market, while the number of potential tenants has not kept up. The excess stock may also adversely impact the serviced office market.
 
•    High-end retail stock remains limited in Yangon, though supply is set to nearly double in 2018. Although prices may become relatively more competitive in the near-term, strong demand for international standard retail space in Yangon bodes well for the market moving forward.
 
CONTENTS
 
The 2017 H2 Yangon Real Estate Review features the following main sections:
 
Residential and commercial market analysis
Background to the market, recent trends, key supply data, and our outlook
 
Project profiles
Profiles of approximately 80 in-progress or prospective real estate projects in Yangon, with information on developer, size, current status, value, location, contractors/consultants, completion dates, sales prices and take-up rates.
 
Data
Includes our latest forecasts on future residential and office supply, township-level breakdown of the 2014 population census, YCDC building approval figures, and maps.
 
Developer profiles
Profiles of over 70 private-sector Myanmar companies involved in real estate development, as well as several local and state bodies relevant to the sector.
 
Township profiles
Written descriptions and maps of key townships in Yangon, with major projects marked.
 
Legislation
An overview of the key laws governing real estate investment and development in Myanmar.
 
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