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4,000 sqm site in Ebisu sold to developer

4,000 sqm site in Ebisu sold to developer

Nomura Real Estate Development has won the bid to acquire a 4,035 sqm block of land in Ebisu. The property, which was a former apartment building for government officials, was sold by the Kanto Local Finance Bureau under a competitive bidding scheme. A total of 11 applications were made on the property, with 5 offers…

Sales in the Tokyo Bay Triple Tower Project to start in April

Sales in the Tokyo Bay Triple Tower Project to start in April

Sumitomo has started advertising their ‘Tokyo Bay Triple Tower Project’ – a large-scale three-tower condominium with over 1,500 apartments under construction on the man-made Ariake island in Tokyo Bay. Sales are scheduled to start in late April 2017. Apartments are priced from 34 ~ 150 million Yen and above.

Harajuku Station Front Project to include retail and residential

Harajuku Station Front Project to include retail and residential

NTT Urban Development Corporation will start work on the Harajuku Station Front Project later this year. The 5,000 sqm site is located in a prime position directly across the street from Harajuku Station and the greenery of Meiji Shrine and Yoyogi Park. This is likely become a retail and residential landmark building.

Supply of new apartments in February reaches second lowest level in past 17 years

According to the Real Estate Economic Institute, 2,310 new apartments were released for sale across greater Tokyo in February, up 66.9% from the previous month and up 3.3% from last year. This is the second lowest number seen for the month of February since 2000. Although sales conditions are very strong in central Tokyo, the…

Hokuriku region’s largest apartment building to be completed in 2018

Hokuriku region’s largest apartment building to be completed in 2018

Daiwa House is currently constructing a 23-storey, 206-unit apartment building in central Toyama City that will be the largest apartment building based on the total number of apartments to have ever been built in the Hokuriku region, which encompasses Toyama, Ishikawa and Fukui prefectures. The 85m tall Premist Tower Sogawa is due for completion in…

New apartments in Tokyo to be completed in 2017

New apartments in Tokyo to be completed in 2017

The following is a selection of condominiums due for completion in central Tokyo in 2017. Proud Roppongi and Royal Season’s Akasaka are the only buildings where some of the larger apartments come with two bathrooms. Only one building has apartments over 200 sqm (Proud Roppongi).

Nomura to lead redevelopment project in Akasaka 7 Chome

Nomura to lead redevelopment project in Akasaka 7 Chome

According to an investor relations report by Nomura Real Estate Holdings, the developer will be participating in the Akasaka 7 Chome 2 District Redevelopment in central Tokyo. Nomura will receive approximately 200+ apartments as part of the deal. The project is still in the planning stages, but construction could start sometime in 2020 with completion sometime between 2023~2025….

Otemachi’s first serviced apartments to open this month

Otemachi’s first serviced apartments to open this month

Otemachi, one of Japan’s top business districts, will see the opening of its very first residences at the end of this month. Until now, there have been no apartments or residential options in the Otemachi and Marunouchi districts. Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo is located on the top 9 floors of the recently completed Otemachi Park Building. The…

Details released for Akasaka Twin Tower Redevelopment Site

Details released for Akasaka Twin Tower Redevelopment Site

Details were released earlier this month on the Akasaka 2 Chome Project near Tameikesanno Station in Tokyo. The project has received special permission under the National Strategic Special Zones Law and town planning approval is expected in 2017 or 2018. Completion is tentatively scheduled for 2022. The 11,866 sqm site is owned by Mori Trust…

215m tower for Minato Mita District

215m tower for Minato Mita District

Details on Sumitomo’s redevelopment of a 4 hectare site just west of Mita Station in Tokyo have been released. The Mita 3 and 4 Chome District Redevelopment will include a 215m tall, 42-storey office tower, as well as several low-rise residential buildings. Construction is scheduled to start in 2018 with completion by 2023.

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