First apartment building for Osaka’s Midosuji Boulevard

Midosuji OsakaAfter a recent relaxation of zoning rules, Osaka’s Midosuji Boulevard will soon see its first apartment building. 

Sekiwa Real Estate Kansai – a subsidiary of Sekisui House – is planning have the mixed-use building completed by 2016. The building height is expected to be approximately 100m, with luxury rental apartments on the higher floors. 

The corner block is located across the street from Hermes and Harry Winston.

Midosuji is a 4 kilometre long high-end retail and commercial street running through Umeda, Shinsaibashi, Dotonbori and Namba. No residential properties have been built since the tree-lined avenue was created in 1937.

Source: The Sankei Shimbun,

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