Street, Yangon, Myanmar[16°77'68.99"N 96°15'32.02"E]
"Keeping heritage alive for a vibrant and viable urban future"

Urban Regeneration

HOW TO MAKE HERITAGE PRESERVATION FINANCIALLY FEASIBLE?

We build the business case for repurposing old buildings and revitalising historic districts.

Feasibility Studies
Buildings Repurposed
Million US$ Investment
Developer Dialogues

URBAN RENEWAL FEASIBILITY STUDY

Thakhet Old Town

Thakhek, Laos, 2017-18

  • Client: Asian Development Bank (GMS Corridor Towns 4)
  • Role: Urban Renewal and Heritage Conservation Specialist
  • Project: Assessment of development potential of heritage assets in Thakhek (Laos) and Kampong Cham (Cambodia) as a tool for economic development and promotion of city competitiveness
  • Result: Analysis of historical significance and outstanding values of urban heritage assets – Business case for adaptive re-use and/or upgrading of publicly owned heritage properties – Investment plan for heritage led upgrading of old town and construction of a waterfront promenade
  • Download: Thakhek Old Town Upgrading Project Proposal

INVESTMENT FUND FOR HISTORIC UPGRADING

Heritage Homes Yangon

Yangon, Myanmar, 2017

  • Client: Doh Eain
  • Role: Member Advisory Board
  • Project: Assist in setting up social enterprise aimed at heritage conservation and urban renewal in Yangon through a resident targeted approach for renovating residential properties
  • Result: US$ 2 million social investment fund set up – 15 renovated historic properties – 6 upgraded historic streetscapes
  • Download: Yangon Doh Eain investor brief

URBAN REGENERATION PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY

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Yangon, Myanmar, 2016

PPP FOR URBAN REGENERATION

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Tbilisi, Georgia, 2013

  • Client: Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia
  • Partner: Tiflis Hamkari
  • Role: Strategic Advisor Heritage Economics
  • Project: Assistance to Ministry of Culture and Tiflis Hamkari to re-establish the dialogue with other government agencies to assess the potential of a special purpose vehicle for investment in the city’s historic core
  • Result: Start of collaborative effort between Ministry of Culture and Economics to renew legal framework and set up a PPP for heritage renovation