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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 »

Owning a Japanese Ski Holiday Property

Share the post “Owning a Japanese Ski Holiday Property” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 11 Jun, 2018 Winter Is Coming Japan is internationally renown for having some of the world’s best winter sports’ hotspots – according to “Snow Japan”, one of the leading English more »

Japan’s Old Houses to be Transformed to Vacation Rentals

Share the post “Japan’s Old Houses to be Transformed to Vacation Rentals” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 05 Jun, 2018 – Japanese property startup Rakuten Lifull Stay Inc. has concluded an agreement with Austin-based HomeAway and Japan’s leading traditional house regeneration association. The agreement aims to more »

High Demand for Japanese Short-Term Rentals Despite Local Government Restrictions

Share the post “High Demand for Japanese Short-Term Rentals Despite Local Government Restrictions” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 21 May, 2018 – RENTAL platforms like Airbnb are hoping for a boost from a new law coming into force next month in Japan ahead of more »

Understanding Japan’s Counter-Intuitive Real Estate Market

Share the post “Understanding Japan’s Counter-Intuitive Real Estate Market” FacebookTwitterLinkedInWeiboE-mailRedditBookmarkPrint 02 May, 2018 – You may think real estate investing is solely about property growth as you would find in Australia, U.K. US, Singapore and similar markets. The Japanese property more »