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Reading Time: 4 minutes In this robotic lifestyle of ours, it is hard to make time for relaxation. After a long hectic day, a bit of relaxation is what we all need. For some, it might be the bed where they seek comfort and for others it might be their favorite relaxing seater. But as there are a lot of options to choose from, finding the right relaxing seater can be challenging. Because not only do they have to fulfill your needs in terms of comfort, they have to seamlessly blend with your decoration as well. Today, we are going to discuss different types of relaxing seaters, their prices, and where to find them. Different types of relaxing seaters From the bean bag to the adjustable recliner, there is no shortage of relaxing seaters in the market. While they all are meant to serve the same purpose, their usage may be different. Here are…

Reading Time: 4 minutes With Eid-Ul-Adha knocking at the door, everyone has already begun planning and preparing for the festival. But this year people may not plan and prepare the same way they are used to. Unlike last Eid-Ul-Adha, we can’t go out to celebrate the day with our family and loved ones, we won’t be able to invite our relatives to come over and they won’t be able to do the same. However, that brings us the opportunity to celebrate Eid-Ul-Adha in a unique way this year.  There is no substitute for proper planning this year to celebrate Eid-Ul-Adha exceptionally. From purchasing cattle to Qurbani, processing, and distributing the meat, there are a dozen things to worry about. Amid all these inconveniences let’s see how we can celebrate Eid differently this time. Let this Eid be exceptional Celebrating Eid-Ul-Adha with the family is always special. It gets even more exciting if you can…

Reading Time: 4 minutes A rental property is that one place that the property owner makes exceptionally comfortable and livable for you. The majority of people in Bangladesh live in rental houses. With certain rights to enjoy while living in a rental property, there are some crucial maintenance responsibilities of tenants in Bangladesh as well. These maintenance responsibilities can help in incentivizing a mutual understanding between the landowner and tenant. There are different maintenance techniques for different seasons. To prepare your home for the monsoon season, you need to take care of wooden stuff properly. For winter, the maintenance checklist is different. You can even check out these fantastic tips for decorating your rental property without doing any small damage to it. Below is a list of maintenance issues that tenants must be aware of and work towards accordingly. Proper disposal of waste Disposal of waste properly is one of the most important maintenance…

Reading Time: 4 minutes What if Aladdin’s Genie suddenly appears and says he will grant you a wish and you can go back in the past: at what point in time would you go back? What memories of your past will most likely float in front of your eyes? Be you a person of the 90’s or the 21st century, most will yearn to go back to their high school days and want to live the golden days once again to its fullest. Those days were different for everyone but the sentiment is eternal. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and relive once again the high school memories from the past and present. High School Days of 90s If you were born in the 90s, thinking about high school you may recall the images of a pale yellow school building covered with algae, a wide field that meets the horizon, or maybe a…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Upon hearing the word real-estate, you may summon images filled with residential or commercial buildings. Some might think of bustling construction sites filled with construction workers or sometimes thoughts may revolve around mortgages, insurance, and taxes. But there is much more to ‘real estate’ than just these boring facts. Some pretty funny, ridiculous, and interesting things have happened in the real estate world. In today’s article, we will discuss some of these bizarre real estate fun facts and you will know what happens when real estate becomes interesting. The town of diamonds One of the most mind-blowing real estate fun facts is about a town called Nördlingen. It is located in the German state of Bavaria. The town is dotted with timber-framed houses and shops with red roofs. Centered around a medieval church, it may seem like a classic German town but you would be wrong to think so. It…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Technological advancements have always given rise to the comfort of people. Technology has not only eased the perils of manually integrating construction decisions but is also being used to mitigate the risks of different tasks and save lives. There are always some positive impacts of using upgraded construction technologies. Augmented reality in the construction industry is making the lives of architects and construction workers easier. To integrate augmented reality in construction, a 3D model-based process of AEC (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction), which is commonly known as BIM (Building Information Modeling), has been implemented. BIM consists of multiple apps, tools, software, and models to design and manage infrastructure and buildings with maximum efficiency. Augmented reality in construction works along with different BIM models. Therefore, the implementation of augmented reality or AR techniques will play a groundbreaking role in the future of the construction industry of Bangladesh. In the past, people used…

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the past few decades, Bangladesh has seen unprecedented economic growth. This has resulted in a rapid increase in the standard of living for its residents. With this increase, however, comes an increase in demand for many things, including housing, mostly in urban areas. But as time passes, and the population of our country grows larger and larger, this demand for urban housing is becoming harder to satisfy. This is why in today’s article, we will be discussing different housing solutions for Bangladesh, and look at how different stakeholders can play an important role in providing these solutions. But first, we will be discussing the problems. Urbanization And Its Headaches The major cities of Bangladesh helped drive its economic growth. They became hotspots for industrial and commercial activities, and as these cities grew larger economically, more and more people moved into the cities. This increasing rural-urban migration started to become…

Reading Time: 4 minutes The ongoing pandemic and a temporary shutdown of all major economic activities have led the entire country towards a halt. In such challenging times, on June 11, the Honorable Finance Minister, AHM Mustafa Kamal, Ministry of Finance Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh in the budget declaration session, has announced the 8.2% GDP growth target in FY 20-21. Bangladesh aims to keep the inflation rate under 5.4%. This is quite an ambitious target but not impossible to achieve. The real estate sector after the new budget has a lot of new possibilities. It is now the right time during this crisis, to reinstate the sector’s confluence of ebb and tide with stronghold leadership. A sneak-peek of FY 19-20 In FY 19-20, a lot of proposed changes had been implemented in the real-estate sector. The noteworthy changes were: The imposition of a single-digit home loan interest rate  A zero-equity house…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Real estate is sturdier than any other sector and has the capability to change the entire fabric of the economy of a country. Some of the largest economies in the world such as Canada and India rely strongly on it. It is one of the most promising sectors in Bangladesh as well. But why so? A closer inspection will reveal that investing in real estate is the safest way to make money. Unlike other sectors, real estate assets don’t depreciate in value over time. As a result, investors all over the world have an affinity to dedicate their money to real estate. But, the fact is, not always do foreign investors become interested in investing their hard-earned money just because of the booming nature of a sector. There are a lot of factors to consider. That being said, here are 3 ways to attract foreign real estate investors in Bangladesh.…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Imagine the day when the capital city of Bangladesh gets the full attention of extraterrestrial beings. What if they land in the Gulshan circle with their spaceship? What can be the possible reaction of the people who will encounter that? Will Gulshan become an Area 51? Let’s know some possible outcomes of “What if a UFO lands in Dhaka?”.  Yet across the gulf of space, minds that are to our minds as ours are to those of the beasts that perish, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us.” — H. G. Wells, The War of the Worlds The big media talks No sooner will someone sight the extraterrestrial spaceship that news media will be on bounds and leaps to make full coverage of the event. The people will start gathering around the spaceship with much curiosity. Hundreds…