Three of Japan’s major developers, Daiwa, Orix and Daikyo, have announced the details of their latest high-rise condominium project in Naha City, Okinawa. Called “RYU:X TOWER”, the two 30 storey buildings will have 676 apartments ranging from one to three bedrooms, and priced from 28 to 69.2 million Yen.
The developers were selected by the city in 2006 to redevelop the site. The first stage of the redevelopment including building offices and hotel facilities. The second stage includes the two residential towers. Continue reading
Japan’s Minister of Defense, Naoki Tanaka, is pressuring the government to introduce legislation that will restrict the purchase of land by foreign corporations and individuals in the Henoko area in Naga City, Okinawa. Henoko is home to Camp Schwab and is the proposed site of a new US Military air base, which will replace the Futenma Airfield in Naha. Continue reading
Your own private island and private beach in Okinawa!
This is a privately-owned freehold island just offshore of Iriomote Island in Okinawa Prefecture. Ubanari Island, which is shaped like a footprint, is almost 37,000 sqm in size (9 acres) and is approximately 400 meters long and 100-200 meters wide. The island is special enough to have its own Wikipedia page.
The island, which is closer to Taiwan than Okinawa, is uninhabited. Depending on the tide, it is possible to walk over from Iriomote Island. Continue reading