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Nestled between Mohammadpur, Kallyanpur, and Agargaon, Shyamoli is a hidden gem for those looking to raise their families. The area often gets overlooked by people who want to live in a place that offers facilities for quality family living. However, closer inspection reveals it has great potential. So, if you aren’t well acquainted with Shyamoli, you might ask, ‘What makes the area good for family living?’ To answer that very question, we’ve compiled a few reasons and benefits of living in Shyamoli in this article. Close to Home One of the biggest benefits of living in Shyamoli is having everything you need so close to home. Even though the area is full of amenities to enjoy life to the fullest, residents of Shyamoli have easy access to the facilities of nearby areas as well. While Shyamoli may only have a handful of noteworthy eateries, its close proximity to Mohammadpur, which…

In order to find a home, we do a lot of things. We ask our friends and family if they know a property for sale; try to spot a flat with good exterior and hope it’s up for sale; and, of course, search online – all to find that elusive ‘perfect’ home. Sometimes, just sometimes, the answer can be found just in front of us. All we need to do is, make sure to spot it. This is what our monthly ‘Properties of the Month’ series are all about. We regularly bring to you the best new additions of every month so you, if luck would have it, find the home of your dream. So without further ado, let’s take a look at the best properties of September 2019. Charming 1,789 Sq. Ft. Flat in Dhanmondi This property was MADE to be home to loving families. You can feel the…

As the cost of living in Dhaka continues to soar, the thought of going abroad and settling down in a less expensive city may have come to your mind once or twice. Now leaving your homeland is undoubtedly a difficult decision, but there’s no harm in entertaining the idea a bit. But how do you determine a city’s affordability in comparison to others? Simple! You determine it by comparing a city’s Cost of Living (CoL) against a standard, which, as most organizations consider, is New York City. For example, New York’s CoL is 100, and if Dhaka’s CoL is 60, it means Dhaka is 40% less expensive than New York. So the question now is, which cities are more affordable than Dhaka? The answer to that question is right below in our list of most affordable cities in the world! 8. New Delhi – India (CoL 43) India has had…

Panam Nagar, also known as The Lost City, used to be a bustling place. Having been practically abandoned ages ago, only the untouched stones and derelict buildings remain a testament to its ancient stories. Maybe 450 years ago you would have loved the lively and busy city, but today we visit an unseemly restful place. History Common knowledge tells us that 15th century ruler Jamidar Isa Khan was the first to settle Panam Nagar as the capital of the area, though the area was popular even as far back as the 13th century. There were three large settlements; Boro Nagar, Pash Nagar and Panam Nagar. As we now can tell, Panam Nagar was and is the most renowned of the three. It was a place of great economic and political power and was the east terminus of the 2,500 km Grand Trunk Road that connected Bengal to Central Asia. Panam…

There are hundreds, even thousands, of buildings under construction around the world every moment of the day. And it’s amazing to think about how much taller each is getting than the previous one. The tallest building today is so tall that it has 2 different times assigned for sunset and sunrise; one at the top and one at the base. But even if all the buildings now aren’t going to be taller than this one, it’s always fun to look at the tallest buildings under construction today. There are stories behind each one. One Tower, Moscow The first in our list of tallest buildings under construction is the One Tower in Moscow, Russia. It’s a beautiful construct proposed in 2017 where construction began in 2019. If all goes according to plan, this uniquely designed building will be completed in 2024. It is to have 101 stories with nearly 2000 workers…

We all watch movies and TV shows, even when they’re not all that good. But when we do see something that we truly like, we keep watching it over and over and some even go out of their way to find out everything about the film like cast, crew and locations. Our article today is about massively popular titles like Home Alone, The Godfather and Breaking Bad. Let’s take a look at where these movie properties are or if they even exist at all! Home Alone It’s difficult to find someone who didn’t laugh themselves silly watching 1990’s Home Alone movie. When everyone leaves for the winter vacation, the youngest son, Kevin, gets left stranded at home; exactly when two robbers decide to get into the house. This plot is what created such a great comedy movie. It’s great to know that the crew decided to go with a real…

August has been a month of holidays. Thanks to this year’s Qurbani Eid falling on a Monday, many were able to enjoy a massive 9-day vacation. Eid months are ordinarily slow in terms of new real estate becoming available in the market. However, Bproperty was still able to acquire a number of great properties this month. And among those, five stood out for their value, look, and potential. So let’s take a look at those five properties that we consider the best apartments of August 2019. 2,520 Sq. Ft. Apartment in Uttara The first thought that comes to mind when viewing this spacious 2,520 sq. ft. apartment is ‘Home’. It is the perfect place to make a home for yourself and your family. 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, beautiful interior, and serene environment; what else do you need? This home will help you achieve a harmonious living and make your days…

Internet is an absolute necessity in today’s life. I don’t even need to get into the details of it. But finding a good connection has become somewhat of a struggle in Dhaka. There are countless options now; stepping onto the road, you’ll see a gazillion ads for internet connectivity. Yet getting a new connection has become terribly confusing with so many different offers on the table. Before you could just get a local connection but that isn’t so much the case anymore. Then there’s the unfortunate trend of declining service quality over time, even with speeds increasing across the globe. So what should you think about and research when looking for the best internet connection for you? Bandwidth for Price Obviously, the first thing you should look at is the price you have to pay for the amount of bandwidth you’ll be receiving. Faster speeds at lower prices is the…

Finding a moment to relax in the mechanical city of Dhaka can be difficult, to say the least. Aside from the meetings, conferences, or seminars that always seem to go on in the city, many foreign and local high-officials visit Dhaka every now and then. So it’s no wonder that the capital city has a number of luxurious hotels that cater to these guests. If you are an expat coming to Dhaka, you need answers to questions such as ‘which are the best hotels in Dhaka?’, ‘what sort of features can I expect in those hotels?’, ‘are they close to the airport?’, and ‘how much do they charge for a room?’. You’ll find answers to all those questions right here! Amari Dhaka The hotel is one of the most popular establishments in Dhaka among tourists. A major reason for this is its location on Road 41 of Gulshan 2. All…

Bridges are immensely important for a country’s development. They allow easy accessibility and connect inaccessible areas or places that are otherwise very difficult to reach. As a result, the development of these areas takes place and helps the country grow. The numerous bridges in Bangladesh, no matter how big or small, have had a similar impact on the country’s evolution. They have allowed people to reach many inaccessible places in the country and have enabled progress to march on. As a token of respect to all their contributions, let’s take a look at some prominent and major bridges in Bangladesh still in operation today. Bangabandhu Bridge Located between Sirajganj and Tangail over the Jamuna River lies the longest bridge in the country; the Bangabandhu Bridge. This 4.63-kilometer bridge is also the world’s 11th longest and South Asia’s 6th longest bridge. It is one of the most architecturally sound bridges in…