More details have emerged of a possible high-rise apartment tower to be built in the Akasaka 7 Chome address. The Akasaka 7 Chome 2 District Redevelopment may include a 46-storey apartment building on the western side of the site with a maximum height of 157 meters, along with a 5-storey commercial/retail building on the eastern side of the site.
A town planning decision is expected within the year. Construction could begin in 2021 with completion by 2025. There may be around 700 apartments in total.
Participating developers may include Nomura Real Estate, Nippon Steel Kowa Real Estate and Shimizu Corporation, with Nihon Sekkei taking part in the planning process.
The property is located just south of Aoyama-dori Street and the Akasaka Imperial Estate, and just east of the Canadian Embassy. It is a 6 minute walk from Aoyama Itchome Station. A 43-storey, 157 meter tall condominium, Park Court Akasaka The Tower, is located to the east.
Source: The Kensetsu Tsushin Shimbun, June 6, 2018.