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Shinjuku plans to ban short-term accommodation on weekdays

Tokyo’s Shinjuku district is finalizing plans that will impose stricter limitations on short-term accommodation in some residential zones. The city is currently in the process of seeking public comments that will help shape the final regulations. Under the proposal, properties located in exclusive residential zones cannot be let out to guests from Monday through Thursday,…

Daiwa to build 3,000 apartments for short-term letting

According to the Nikkei Shimbun, Daiwa House Industry is planning to develop 3,000 serviced apartments nationwide to tap into the growing demand for comfortable, short-term accommodation for foreign tourists. The apartment hotels, or serviced apartments, will include kitchens, rooms for up to 4 ~ 6 guests, and allow guests to stay for as little as…

Short-term accommodation hosts to be hit with 180 day limit

The Japanese government is currently in the process of introducing a new law to govern the rapidly growing market of short-term letting of individual homes and apartments, and will be imposing strict rules on hosts. The maximum number of days that a property can be let out is expected to be capped at 180 days a…

Taiwan company buys building in Ota-ku for short-term accommodation

Tokyo-based real estate developer, Best Way, has sold one of their apartment buildings in Ota-ku to Taiwanese corporation Wellglory. The building is currently under construction and due for completion in January 2017. The property was sold in anticipation of a potential further relaxation the the short-term leasing rules in Japan. Earlier this year Best Way announced…

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