Real estate in Bangladesh

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The real estate business in Bangladesh is characterised by a construction boom and an increasing number of high-rise buildings in the major urban centres of the country, in particular Dhaka and Chittagong.[1][2][3]


In 1991, REHAB (Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh) was formed with 19 members which had increased to 1,082 members by 2011. In 2000, the National Housing Authority Act was adopted and approved by the national assembly, and subsequently a new body named National Housing Authority was established, dissolving the former state organizations of Housing and Settlement Direction (HSD) and Deputy Commissioner Settlement (DCS). The act came into effect on 15 July 2001.


  1. ^ Mohammed Alamgir Kabir. "Cement makers coming of age". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Online shop opens for real estate buyers". The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Time to go vertical as land shrinks". The Daily Star. 2 September 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2014.

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