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Maison Mita to be redeveloped into high-rise

Maison Mita to be redeveloped into high-rise

Maison Mita, a 67-unit, 49-year old condominium in central Tokyo’s Mita neighbourhood will be redeveloped into a 77m tall, 23-storey high rise by both Mitsubishi Jisho Residence and Asahi Kasei Realty & Residence. Demolition of the current building is expected to start in December 2017 and the new building is due for completion by December…

287m tall high-rise planned for Nihonbashi

287m tall high-rise planned for Nihonbashi

Details on the Nihonbashi 1 Chome Central District Redevelopment have been announced. The project will include a 287m tall high-rise with office, hotel and serviced apartments, as well as several low-rise retail, office and residential buildings. The high-rise tower will be taller than Tokyo Midtown (248m), Toranomon Hills (247m) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building…

Construction starts on 3,000-unit project in Kachidoki

Construction starts on 3,000-unit project in Kachidoki

Construction has started on a triple-tower high-rise apartment project on the man-made island of Kachidoki in Tokyo Bay. Completion of the 165.5 billion Yen (approx. 1.5 billion USD) development is tentatively scheduled for late July 2027. The Kachidoki East District Redevelopment includes three towers ranging from 106 ~ 195 meters, with a total floor area…

New apartment prices in Kyoto drop as developers are forced out of city center

New apartment prices in Kyoto drop as developers are forced out of city center

The supply of brand new apartments in Kyoto City in the first half of 2017 increased by 21.7% from the same period in 2016, while the average sale price saw a steep drop of 24.1% to 43,280,000 Yen. The reason for the decrease in the price was due to intense competition for hotel development sites…

12 Exclusive residences planned for Toranomon high-rise

12 Exclusive residences planned for Toranomon high-rise

A limited number of high-end penthouse condominiums are planned for the Tokyo World Gate development in central Tokyo’s Toranomon district. The 12 luxuriously appointed residences will range in size from 150 ~ 400 sqm (1,614 ~ 4,304 sq ft). One of the residences will be a duplex-style apartment with ceiling heights of up to 6…

23-storey apartment tower planned for Roppongi Itchome

23-storey apartment tower planned for Roppongi Itchome

Real estate developer Mori Trust is planning a 23-storey, 80-meter tall apartment building for a site in Roppongi. Completion is scheduled for late May 2019. The Roppongi Itchome Project is located on the same block as Ark Hills Sengokuyama Mori Tower and across the street from Park Court Roppongi Hilltop. The site was previously a training…

Sales start in 50-storey high-rise in Osaka

Sales start in 50-storey high-rise in Osaka

Off-the-plan sales in the 50-storey Branz Tower Umeda North condominium began over the weekend, with the most expensive unit in the building – a 145 square meter three-bedroom penthouse – priced at 270 million Yen (approx. 2.37 million USD). A total of 218 apartments were offered for sale in the first round, representing a third…

Construction starts on 32-storey apartment building in Tsukishima

Construction starts on 32-storey apartment building in Tsukishima

A 32-storey, 122 meter tall residential building is under construction alongside Tsukishima’s Nishinaka Street in Chuo-ku, Tokyo. The street, which is also known as Monja Street, is famous for being lined with over 70 restaurants serving monjayaki dishes. The Tsukishima 1 Chome Nishinaka Street District Redevelopment is a 30 billion Yen project being lead by…

New condo for south Omotesando district

New condo for south Omotesando district

Sanyo Homes is developing a luxury low-rise condominium located 550 meters south of Omotesando Station and 160 meters from Kotto-dori ‘Antique’ Street. The property’s address is Shibuya, although it is directly across the street from the Minami Aoyama 5 Chome address. The new building will replace the 5-storey former Garden Square Minami Aoyama rental-only apartment…

Construction to start on Foretseine Motoazabu 2 Chome project in July

Construction to start on Foretseine Motoazabu 2 Chome project in July

Mori Trust is developing a luxury apartment building atop the Motoazabu neighbourhood in central Tokyo. Takenaka Corporation, one of Japan’s top construction giants, will start construction on Foretseine Motoazabu 2 Chome in July 2017. Completion is due for the end of December 2018. The 5-storey building will have just 17 spaciously sized apartments. This project…

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