Verity Ramsden is a chartered surveyor with over five years of real estate industry experience in the UK and Myanmar. She joined Slade Property Services in February 2015 and heads up the valuation and advisory department, providing clients with consultancy on real estate assets in Yangon, Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw and beyond.
As the market cools for condominiums, office space and hotel rooms, industrial land is shaping up as the next big thing – but for foreign buyers it’s a complex market that needs to be treated with caution.
Respect the election result, but don’t gloss over the flaws
The large turnout on November 8 powerfully demonstrated society’s commitment to democracy, but this should not overshadow deep flaws in the electoral process that threaten to undermine future progress.