Yangon hardware store sets up shop

The country’s first modern construction supply warehouse for home owners and construction companies is now open for business in Yangon.

The shop, Pro1 Home Center, opened its doors in Insein township on January 7, boasting an extensive stock of construction materials and international brands from roofing to flooring and various high-quality SCG products.

U Myo Htwe, chair of the Pro1 Home Center, said that such a shop was necessary in order to supplement increasing development projects in Yangon.

“The demand for construction materials is high because of international investment,” U Myo Htwe said. “We tried … to meet every requirement of the customers.”

“Foreign business partners asked whether there was any one-stop service home center in Myanmar like other countries have,” he said.

Opening the store was not an easy process. The project, said U Myo Htwe, has been in the works for two years and is a public-private partnership with the


The firm is planning on opening a location in Mandalay in the next three months as well as a second location in Yangon before the end of the year.

Source: Myanmar Times

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