Expatriate Housing in Yangon, Myanmar: Post Boom! Market

    Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:00 AM / by Meleah Paull

    Yangon, Myanmar as seen during AIRINC's recent on-site cost of living survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Meleah Paull.

    Supply finally meeting Demand? Expatriate Housing in Yangon, Myanmar

    Two years ago the economy in Yangon was booming. Recently, however, apartment rents have decreased, since supply is ample and construction of new executive-quality units is ongoing. Rents for houses have remained stable for the most part, with landlords preferring to leave properties vacant in areas such as Golden Valley rather than decrease the rent. Sources said fewer assignees are coming to Yangon as some companies are waiting to see how the political situation evolves before sending new expatriates.

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    Topics: Expatriate Housing, International Tax, Global mobility, Goods & Services, Data Points, Data and Infographics, Yangon, Myanmar

    Meleah Paull

    Written by Meleah Paull

    Meleah joined AIRINC in 2015 as a surveyor and became an analyst in 2017. Her primary responsibilities include conducting international pricing and housing surveys and analyzing the returned data. She received her B.A. in International Studies from the University of Washington and her M.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University. In addition to English, Meleah speaks some Italian and Slovene. She is based in Cambridge, MA.