Nakano Sun Plaza to be redeveloped by 2028

Nakano Sun Plaza, a 48-year old hotel and concert building in Tokyo’s Nakano ward, will be demolished in 2024 and replaced with a new mixed-use building by 2028. The 181 billion Yen (approx. 1.7 billion USD) project will include a 235-meter tall mixed-use office and residential tower with a concert hall and hotel on the lower floors.

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Historic ryokan in Gunma to be demolished this month

The Kazawa-kan Ryokan in Tsumagoi, Gunma, is scheduled to be demolished in the coming months. The traditional inn suffered serious damage due to a landslide caused by the Typhoon Hagibis in October 2019. Facing an astronomical repair bill and with the recent pandemic decimating the local tourism market, the 4th-generation owner made the difficult decision to cease operations. 

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