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An Expert Overview of the Logistics and Industrial Real Estate Sector in Myanmar

Recording Date: 17 August 2021

If you are interested in investing in the logistics and industrial real estate sector in Myanmar, listen to this 15 minute-long episode to keep up to date with the latest developments in the sector.

Although the logistics and industrial real estate market in Myanmar has heavily been impacted by COVID-19 and by the military coup, lots of lucrative opportunities are still there for the taking by interested and savvy logistics players. This sector is anticipated to be worth around USD 7 billion by 2026 and is currently undergoing unprecedented transformation due to increasing trade activities, rapidly improving connectivity and the entry of international leaders to these markets. 

Paul Volodarsky (Deputy Head of Regional Real Estate & Construction Practice) and Nar Wah (Senior Legal Adviser) answer the key questions and address the primary concerns that logistics and industrial site developers along with both foreign and local investors may have when pondering entry into this market. To these ends, they outline the relevant laws, current opportunities and regulatory pitfalls to steer clear of awaiting prospective investors in an area resurgent with tremendous opportunities that even the current pandemic and political challenges will not be able to hold back for much longer.

Top 4 Questions Discussed:
  1. What are the legal and due diligence considerations to be taken into account when entering the logistics/industrial real estate market in Myanmar?
  2. What are some of the practical considerations that investors need to be aware of prior to entering the market?
  3. What are some of the recent changes to the law that affect Myanmar’s logistics/industrial real estate sector?
  4. Looking into your crystal ball, where do you see Myanmar’s logistics/industrial real estate market in the coming years?