Tag Archives: Japan Economy

What Does 2019 Hold for Japan Real-Estate Investment?

Share the post “What Does 2019 Hold for Japan Real-Estate Investment?” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 14 Feb, 2019 – With 2019 now fully in swing, and with most major global companies having already published their end of year summaries, it is time for more »

Success All-Round for Thriving Osaka Real Estate

Share the post “Success All-Round for Thriving Osaka Real Estate” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 11 Feb, 2019 – Osaka is fast emerging as an attractive real estate investment destination, supported by spillover demand from Tokyo and tourism. Last year, commercial real estate investment more »

Foreign Investors Driving Tokyo’s Luxury Property Market

Share the post “Foreign Investors Driving Tokyo’s Luxury Property Market” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 01 Feb, 2019 – More than 25 years after its bubble economy burst in spectacular fashion, Japan is still seen by many as a kind of economic cautionary tale, more »

You Asked Us – What are the Top 4 Significant Differences Between the Sapporo and Fukuoka Real Estate Markets

Share the post “You Asked Us – What are the Top 4 Significant Differences Between the Sapporo and Fukuoka Real Estate Markets” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 02 Jan, 2019 – 1.     Of the two markets, Sapporo provides higher rental yields. This is because property more »

Japan’s Rapidly Aging Population Presents Need for Retirement Communities

Share the post “Japan’s Rapidly Aging Population Presents Need for Retirement Communities” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 28 Nov, 2018 – Japan is dealing with an extreme version of the demographic challenges that face many rich countries. In an interview with The Economist, Shinzo Abe, more »

Osaka Office Rents at Record High

Share the post “Osaka Office Rents at Record High” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 31 Oct, 2018 – Global commercial property consultant CBRE is reporting this week that grade A vacancy rates haven fallen below one percent in Tokyo, while the cities of Osaka’s more »

Q&A – “What is Your Opinion on Investing in Properties in Smaller Cities?”

Share the post “Q&A – “What is Your Opinion on Investing in Properties in Smaller Cities?”” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 23 Oct, 2018 – As long as the city’s population is stable with a reasonably diverse economy, certainly worth considering. Take the city more »

Flipping Japan’s Depreciating Houses

Share the post “Flipping Japan’s Depreciating Houses” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 02 Oct, 2018 – In the suburban neighbourhood of Midorigaoka, about an hour by train outside Kobe, Japan, all the houses were built by the same company in the same factory. Steel more »

Japan Land Values Rise in Urban, Commercial and Ski Resort Sectors

Share the post “Japan Land Values Rise in Urban, Commercial and Ski Resort Sectors” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 25 Sept, 2018 – The benchmark land values as of July 1, announced by the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry, show that the national more »

Tokyo Aging Buildings Spurs Real Estate Investment Incentive

Share the post “Tokyo Aging Buildings Spurs Real Estate Investment Incentive” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 09 Sept, 2018 – The Tokyo government is working towards introducing a system to encourage the redevelopment of ageing apartments by offering developers additional floor space ratios on more »

Is Co-Working & Co-Living Japan’s “Next Big Thing”?

Share the post “Is Co-Working & Co-Living Japan’s “Next Big Thing”?” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 20 Aug, 2018 – Living, cooking and saving together While share-houses have existed in Japan for many years, and have been quite popular particularly since the 1990’s, their more »

Investment Opportunities in the Japanese Hotel Market as Revenues Increase

Share the post “Investment Opportunities in the Japanese Hotel Market as Revenues Increase” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 16 Aug, 2018 – With the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo just over two years away, investors are taking a closer look at Japan’s hotels. more »

Japan Maintains Position as Second Largest Real Estate Market in the World

Share the post “Japan Maintains Position as Second Largest Real Estate Market in the World” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 24 Jul, 2018 – The global real estate investment market increased by more than a trillion dollars in 2017 as favourable foreign exchange effects more »

Record Breaking Tourists Push Up Japan’s Land Prices

Share the post “Record Breaking Tourists Push Up Japan’s Land Prices” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 11 July, 2018 – TOKYO — A growing flood of visitors from overseas and numerous new urban redevelopment projects continued to drive demand for land in Japan, which more »

High Occupancy Ratios Driving Up Investment Activity into Tokyo’s Office Buildings

Share the post “High Occupancy Ratios Driving Up Investment Activity into Tokyo’s Office Buildings” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 25 Jun, 2018 – Tokyo overtook London as the world’s busiest real estate market in the first quarter of 2018, with mega-deals and an unusually more »