Tag Archives: Japan Real Estate News

Commercial Land Prices Spike in Osaka and Niseko

Share the post “Commercial Land Prices Spike in Osaka and Niseko” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 19 March, 2019 – Japanese commercial land prices climbed at their fastest pace in 11 years in 2018, a government survey showed on Tuesday, led by strong demand more »

Japan’s Rugby World Cup and Tokyo Olympics Boost Volume of Hotel Deals

Share the post “Japan’s Rugby World Cup and Tokyo Olympics Boost Volume of Hotel Deals” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 15 Mar, 2019 – The US-China trade war, volatile equity markets, geopolitical tensions and uncertain pace of future interest rate increases are among factors more »

Japan’s Co-working Office Spaces and Changing Work Culture

Share the post “Japan’s Co-working Office Spaces and Changing Work Culture” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 11 Mar, 2019 – More companies in Japan are turning to co-working office spaces to shorten their employees’ commute times and offer them a better work-life balance. Shared more »

Global Political Uncertainty Pushes Overseas Investors to Japan

Share the post “Global Political Uncertainty Pushes Overseas Investors to Japan” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 07 Mar, 2019 – Traditionally focused on central Tokyo, overseas investors looking at Japanese real estate are increasingly looking towards regional cities such as Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo and more »

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 »