Kanazawa hotel market reaches over-supply

Kanazawa’s hotel market is rapidly reaching over-supply as developers move to cash in on growing tourist numbers. 

The city saw a surge in developments following the extension of the Hokuriku Shinkansen route connecting Nagano and Kanazawa in 2015. The number of hotel rooms in the city has increased by 20% since then. Demand, however, has yet to catch up.

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Ishikawa Prefecture’s most expensive apartments go on sale

The most expensive apartments developed in Ishikawa Prefecture since the end of the bubble era went on sale last week. The 114 apartments in The Residence Kanazawa will share the building with the Hyatt House Kanazawa hotel.

Apartments in the first round of sales were priced from 30.4 ~ 199.8 million Yen (approx. 270,000 ~ 1,775,000 USD). The largest apartment on offer is a 180.77 sqm (1,945 sq.ft), four-bedroom unit priced at 199.8 million Yen. The building is due for completion by April 2020.

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