Japan’s supply of large luxury apartments is tiny

Japan’s luxury apartment market still appears to be undersupplied, with a report by Tokyo Kantei last week showing that just 0.02% of existing condominium-type apartments nationwide can be considered ‘premium’, i.e. over 100 m2.Read more

Poltrona Frau-branded residences coming to Tokyo

Real estate developer List Development has teamed up with Italian furniture brand Poltrona Frau and Kurosaki Satoshi of APOLLO Architects & Associates to build ultra-luxury branded houses in Tokyo.Read more

Tokyo sees highest increase in luxury residential pricing in Asia in 2022

According to the Knight Frank Prime International Residential Index for 2022, Tokyo saw the highest rate of growth in Asia with a 22.8% annual increase. It was also ranked 4th globally, behind Dubai (+44.2%), Aspen (+27.6%), and Riyadh (+25.0%).

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Mita Garden Hills now on sale with a 4.5 billion Yen apartment on offer

Sales in the 1,002-unit Mita Garden Hills luxury apartment development in central Tokyo started last week with pricing looking to average around 4 million Yen/sqm (US$2,860/sq.ft).

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Kengo Kuma-designed condos coming to Chiyoda ward

Kengo Kuma & Associates has designed a new luxury condominium to the north of the Imperial Palace. The 18-story building is scheduled for completion in December 2024, with the apartments ready to move into from April 2025.

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Tokyo’s newest and most expensive apartments

Although it is still decades behind, Tokyo’s luxury* property market is finally starting to catch up with its international counterparts. Several new projects in the city center have lifted the bar for pricing and design.

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Tokyo tops luxury residential price rises in Asia

Part of the Toranomon-Azabudai Project in central Tokyo. Home to Japan's most expensive penthouse.

Tokyo has seen the highest increase in luxury residential prices in Asia, according to Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index for the third quarter of 2022. It also ranked 3rd worldwide, after Dubai and Miami.

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