Luxury hotel in Sapporo now a casualty of rising construction costs

Plans for a luxury hotel to crown the top of a high-rise project in front of Sapporo Station in Hokkaido have been scrapped due to rapidly rising construction costs. The upper floors will, instead, be office space to cater to the high demand from office tenants in central Sapporo.Read more

New apartment prices in Sapporo hit highest level on record

The average price of a brand-new apartment in Sapporo reached its highest level on record in 2022. According to the Sapporo-based Housing Distribution Research Institute, the average price reached 47.82 million Yen, up 17% from 2021 and the highest price since record-keeping began in 1989.

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Hyatt to open in Sapporo

On June 28, NTT Urban Development announced that Hyatt Hotels Corporation will by opening the Hyatt Centric Sapporo in NTT’s Sapporo Kita 1 Nishi 5 Project.

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Sapporo’s most expensive apartments go on sale

Like other cities across Japan, Sapporo is no stranger to rising home prices. New apartment prices have risen by 37.3% over the past ten years. One new luxury condominium in the city has gone on sale this June with all apartments priced over 200 million Yen.

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Quick real estate news summary for the week

Homebuilder to provide antiviral coating in new homes, Takanawa condo goes on sale, and Sapporo to have highest tower in Hokkaido in 2023. Below is a quick weekly summary of some of the recent goings-on in the Japanese real estate market.

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