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Construction starts on Aoyama Bell Commons redevelopment

Construction starts on Aoyama Bell Commons redevelopment

Construction has started on a 20-storey commercial building on the site of the former Aoyama Bell Commons building in the Omotesando / Gaienmae area in Tokyo. Completion is due by April 2020. The 90m tall Kita Aoyama 2 Chome Project will include retail on the first two floors, a hotel on floors 3, 4 and…

400-room hotel planned opposite Olympic Stadium

400-room hotel planned opposite Olympic Stadium

Major Japanese real estate company Mitsui Fudosan and Meiji Shrine are planning to develop a 13-story, 400-room hotel to be located directly across the street from the Olympic Stadium. If approved, construction of the 50-meter tall building could start in January 2018 with completion by mid-2019.

NTT to develop luxe hotels with fine-dining restauranteur

NTT to develop luxe hotels with fine-dining restauranteur

NTT Urban Development, the real estate development arm of the NTT communications group, is jointly developing several high-end hotels with restaurant and wedding planning company Hiramatsu. Hiramatsu is known for their French and Italian restaurants, wedding planning, catering and wine businesses. In May 2015, they announced their foray into the hotel industry with the establishment of…

China’s Wanda Group to develop luxury hotel in Tokyo

China’s Wanda Group to develop luxury hotel in Tokyo

According to an article in Business Journal, Chinese property developer and cinema chain operator, Dalian Wanda Group, plan to develop a mixed-use hotel and cinema complex in Tokyo.  This will be the first project in Japan to be developed by a major mainland Chinese property developer. It is hoped that the hotel will be open…

Japan’s largest hotel to be built in Yokohama

Japan’s largest hotel to be built in Yokohama

APA Group will be developing a 37-storey hotel on a waterfront site in downtown Yokohama. With 2,400 guest rooms and a total floor area of 58,000 sqm, this hotel will have the highest room count in a single building in Japan.

Yaesu Fujiya Hotel to be redeveloped

Yaesu Fujiya Hotel to be redeveloped

The Yaesu Fujiya Hotel by Tokyo Station will close at the end of March 2014 as the Kokusai Kogyo Group plan to sell the building and land to Sumitomo Realty & Development in April. Sumitomo are expected to demolish the hotel and redevelop the site into an office building.

Eviction orders for Gamagori hotel

Eviction orders for Gamagori hotel

The Toyohashi branch of the Nagoya District Court has issued an eviction order to the religious organization that is using the former Gamagori Fukinuki Sightseeing Hotel in Miyacho, Gamagori City. The court is ordering the land to be returned to its owner (Miyacho) and the building to be demolished. The original hotel opened in 1939…

Shiba Park Hotel to demolish north building

Shiba Park Hotel to demolish north building

Shiba Park Hotel will be demolishing the main north building. Demolition work is being carried out by Ando Corporation and is expected to be completed by the end of June 2012. The north building is 8 stories and has a total floorspace of 2891 sqm. The hotel was opened in 1949 and has 391 rooms….

The 7 mysteries about the delayed sale of the Hilton Odawara Resort

The 7 mysteries about the delayed sale of the Hilton Odawara Resort

Odawara City Council member Shinichi Ono has identified seven unusual points about the delayed sale of the Hilton Odawara Resort – a matter which is of great concern to the city. Odawara City owns the hotel and land and the Hilton had agreed to purchase the entire property by the end of December 2011 for…

Historic Niigata ryokan declares bankruptcy

Historic Niigata ryokan declares bankruptcy

The Kihachiya Ryokan in Sado City, Niigata, has entered into bankruptcy proceedings and may be forced to sell their hotel. According to Teikoku Databank, Kihachiya Ryokan has debts of 560 million Yen.

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