Greater Tokyo New Apartments 2004 2014

Tokyo's apartment market entered bullish territory in 2013, but 2014 could bring challenges for for some developers. 

According to the Real Estate Economic Institute, 56,476 new apartments were released for sale across greater Tokyo in 2013, up 23.8% from 2012 and edging closer to the recent peak of 61,021 apartments released in 2007. The contract rate was 79.5%, up 3.2 points from the previous year (anything over 70% indicates positive market conditions). 56,000 new apartments are expected to hit the market in 2014.

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