Building Yangon: Property and Urban Infrastructure Market & Legal Update

April 04, 2017 - 09.00am-05.00am
Location: Yangon
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Building Yangon


On the 4th April 2017 at the Sule Shangri-La hotel in Yangon, the Malaysian Business Chamber and Matrade host a unique invitation-only event dedicated to “BUILDING YANGON: PROPERTY AND URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET & LEGAL UPDATE”. This event is organized by VDB Loi and co-hosted by Emerson Real Estate, KBZ Bank and Maybank.
Yangon Region and the YCDC play a central and extraordinary role in the real estate and urban infrastructure landscape of Myanmar. This highly practical workshop is packed with market intelligence, commercial updates and new legal solutions. Dynamic panels and key Government decision makers, designed by the industry for the industry, this workshop is uniquely to the point. How can you best resolve a stalled BCC process? How are prices and forecasts affecting deals? Key intel on how to convert an existing building into a condo under the Condominium Law. What are the commercial terms of Yangon’s first PPP projects?

  • How are the first Public Private Partnerships Projects in Yangon structured?
  • How to structure an industrial estate project?
  • Why are some BCC’s delayed?
  • A quick approval for your real estate development project by the Myanmar Investment Commission?
  • Price forecast and round up of new projects
  • Prices and sales of condo’s, commercial space and office space
  • Which projects are not going ahead?
  • How can an existing building be converted into condo units under the condominium act?
  • Review of the draft condo rules

  • Colonel Tin Aung Tun (Acting Chief Minister of Yangon Region)
  • U Win Naing (Department of Urban and Housing Development)
  • Dr. Toe Aung (Urban Planning and Land Department (YCDC))
  • Matrade
  • Bo Bo Wai Maung (KBZ Bank)
  • Richard Emerson (Emerson Real Estate)
  • Ms. Lena Ng (Amata Corporation Public Company Ltd)
  • Mohammad Kamil Bin Abu Bakar (Maybank)
  • Jeremy Mullins (Frontier Myanmar Research)
  • Edwin Vanderbruggen (VDB – Loi)
  • Jean Loi (VDB – Loi)
  • Jeffery L. Martin (VDB – Loi)

Attendance at this important briefing is free and by invitation only. Seats are limited and we regret that invitations are not transferable. To reserve your place or request an invitation for a colleague, please contact Nidhi Shenoy at or call on
+95 1371902/1371635.

VDB Loi is a network of leading law and tax advisory firms with offices in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
Our general areas of practice are corporate, finance, licensing and disputes.
Our principal specialized areas of practice are energy, infrastructure, real estate and construction , telecom and taxation.


Edwin Vanderbruggen | Senior Partner
M: +95 (0) 9421156078 | W:
Yangon: T:+95 1371902/1371635 Level 8, Centrepoint Towers, 65 Sule Pagoda Rd & Merchant Street
Nay Pyi Taw: T: +95 678108091 No. S-204 Tha Pyay Kone Ward, Zabu Thiri Township

4 April 2017

09.00 am to 17.00 am
Registration starts at 08.30 am, the session will commence at 09.00 am.


To be confirmed on registration

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