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Raising the Bar on Construction

There is a desire when constructing infrastructure in Papua New Guinea to have it be within reasonable costs, together with topnotch materials and output that will last for years. But this has not been the case for the past five years. That’s according to outgoing president of the Papua New Guinea Institute of Engineers, Ila…

Hausples.com.pg Releases 2017 Real Estate Sentiment Survey Results

Click to download the full report Hausples.com.pg, Papua New Guinea’s leading real estate portal, is excited to share the results of the 2017 Real Estate Consumer Sentiment Survey. The survey sheds light on crucial information vital for property industry professionals such as Government authorities, developers, investors, insurers, financial institutions, personal home hunters, and real estate…

Green or Gold: Painting the Future of Ela Beach

Ela Beach is Port Moresby’s primary public beach. It houses the country’s whitest sands, beautiful waters, and a range of various recreational facilities like beach volleyball and basketball courts, a boardwalk, an amphitheater, and a few kiosks. Or at least that’s what it was. Now it’s playing host to a rather controversial development that foreshadows…

Harbourside West: Make Business a Pleasure

Papua New Guinea is becoming an increasingly interesting investment location for business and industry expansion. But it’s also becoming a breeding ground for many emerging startups that come from various industries and sectors. So, it is typical for these businesses and individuals to expand their physical work space as they expand their network. How do…

Infrastructure Opportunities Amidst Calamities

A portion of Papua New Guinea’s population is now trying to recover after extreme floods recently devastated their properties. Homes were submerged alongside gardens, crops, and even livestock. Other than that, surrounding roads also seemed to have lay to waste as the storm subsided. This has called into question the construction quality of infrastructure. Image…

Contributing or Confusing: PNG Infrastructure

Playing a huge part as a factor affecting growth and as an indicator of it, infrastructure is easily an essential element that affects people’s way of life in Papua New Guinea. It offers accessibility, comfort, convenience, and opportunities. But is the end result of building PNG infrastructure really all fine and dandy? Image Source: onepng.com…

National Capital District: Navigating New Opportunities

The landscape of the National Capital District in Papua New Guinea has shifted in the few years of development it has gone through. And it seems like surrounding areas are about to experience the same treatment while the government pushes for a more progressive and modern appeal. Parceled-off land in the outskirts are being structured…

Incorporated Land Group: Minding Misconceptions

Customary landowners may be perplexed and intimidated with the system of registering their land as Incorporated Land Groups through the Voluntary Customary Land Registration. These might be due to either worries of the underlying costs or the complexity of the process itself. But this also might be a good long-term investment. Image Source: abc.net.au Requirements Registering…

Archdiocese of Rabaul: Housing Project from Heaven

Various housing projects and policies have been popping up in the real estate sector of Papua New Guinea. For instance, the National Gaming Control Board has issued the first ever housing policy that aims to distribute shares from 20 land leases to loyal employees. The Government of Papua New Guinea has also been partnering with…

New Housing Benefit Tax: Clearing the Air

Eyebrows were raised after the announcement of a change in housing benefits for 2017. But the government was quick to come to its defense and explain that the uproar is nothing but a product of a misunderstanding. This is a sentiment that was explained by Treasury Secretary Dairi Vele during a conference with media outlets….

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