The Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced the model plan for the 2020 Summer Olympics Athletes’ Village in Harumi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
There are plans for 22 residential buildings ranging from 14 ~ 17 stories. After the games, the apartments will be sold off as either rental apartment or condominiums. Two 50-storey high-rise apartment towers will also be built after the games, along with a school and retail facilities. A total of 6,000 apartments will be supplied.
The Athletes’ Village will cover a 44 hectare site on the man-made island of Harumi in Tokyo Bay. Construction is scheduled to be completed in mid-2019.
Over the past five years, Chuo-ku has seen an average annual supply of 1,500 brand new apartments.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government News Release, December 19, 2014.
The Mainichi Shimbu, December 20, 2014.
The Yomiuri Shimbun, December 20, 2014.
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