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Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries of the world With regard to area, it is the 139 th smallest country of the world, but it is eighth most populated country of the world. According to the United Nations’ report of
the World Population Prospectus in the year 2050, the population of Bangladesh will be about 254 million and also will be considered as the seventh crowded
populated country of the world. So, population is increasing tremendously although land is fixed. It is not feasible to expand the accommodation of the people
horizontally but is possible to expand vertically. The role of real estate companies is very much important to manage this. But it is a matter of regret that though realestate companies are doing their business in urban areas, they are not interested to expand their business in rural areas as they face some difficulties there. In this paper, we tried to identify the factors that impeded the expansion of real estate business in rural areas. Some recommendations are also put forward which can be considered in solving those problems. On the basis of primary data and their analysis, this paper concludes that government should provide necessary facilities and support so that real estate business can expand their business in rural areas.
The housing situation in Bangladesh has never been satisfactory. The majority of dwelling units are temporary, sub-standard, unsafe and overcrowded. The ancillary physical, social and economic facilities and services essential for the development of healthy and harmonious community life are highly inadequate both in the urban and rural areas. In Bangladesh, real estate is a recent phenomenon, although such activities started sometime in 1964. Ispahani Group was the pioneer in this sector (Hossain, 2001). During 1970s there were fewer than five companies in Bangladesh engaged in this business (REHAB, 2004). But in early
1980s with the inception of Eastern Housing Ltd., the apartment project...