Average apartment rent falls by as much as 1.6% in June

Tokyo Kantei released the results of their survey on rent movements for condominium apartments for the month of June, 2011.

Tokyo City:
Average Rent: 2960 Yen/sqm/month - down 0.5% from MayRead more

Tokyo office rents at historically low levels

Miki Shoji announced on July 7 that office rents for commercial properties in central Tokyo have fallen 4% in the past 12 months and are now at the lowest levels ever seen since data collection began.

A major contributing factor to this fall are the companies who are seeing lower earnings as a result of the March 11 Tohoku disaster and can no longer pay high rent for their office space.Read more

Rent for condominium-type apartments down in June

According to Tokyo Kantei, the average monthly rent for a condominium-type apartment in greater Tokyo for the month of June has fallen compared to the previous month.

Average Rent:

  • Tokyo City: 2960 Yen/sqm, down 0.5%
  • Kanagawa: 2027 Yen/sqm, down 0.6%
  • Saitama: 1620 Yen/sqm, down 1.6%
  • Chiba: 1593 Yen/sqm, down 0.2%

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Tokyo's most expensive rental apartments

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The Real Estate Economic Institute has released a report on the luxury rental apartment market in Tokyo's 23 Wards. Luxury apartments were defined as having a monthly rent of 300,000 JPY or higher. The findings are translated below:Read more