Almost half of the 170 constructions are in South Thimphu

South Thimphu is filling up

When her landlord revised the rent by 10 percent on the existing Nu 16,500, tenant Tashi decided to move to a cheaper place away from the city.

She chose south Thimphu. Seeing the construction frenzy and assuming it would be cheaper, she looked for a house. Two weeks later, she was still looking. When she found one in Olakha, it was a four-bedroom flat for Nu 15,500 a month.

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