Property demand in Myanmar outstrips supply

As Yangon witnesses an unprecedented expansion, many families have been driven out of the city by high rental prices.

Last updated: 25 Dec 2013 05:36
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There has been a surge in foreign investment in Myanmar following a series of political and economic reforms.

Parts of the country are suddenly booming after decades of isolation.

Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports on how rental and property prices are at an all-time high in the largest city Yangon.


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