Tag Archives: tokyo property investment

Mobility Devices to Replace Push Wheelchairs at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

13 Jul, 2020 – TOKYO (Reuters) – Personal mobility devices to transport passengers with limited mobility are rolling at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, in an automation play for labour shortage-hit Japan that has taken on new urgency as the coronavirus outbreak more »

What to Do if I Can’t Find a Tenant?

06 Jul, 2020 – The Income Stream Paradigm Investment properties are, generally, only as good as the rental income they generate. Sure, there are speculative markets and strategies out there – buying cheap for later resale at a profit, land more »

Japan’s Millions of Unwanted Properties Could be Renovated into Profitable Apartments

06 July, 2020 – TOKYO – Thanks in part to its aging population and the general preference for new houses, Japan has literally millions of empty, old properties. Ten million of the 60.6 million homes in Japan are considered to more »

High Number of Tokyo Residents Keen on Moving to Regional Areas

22 Jun, 2020 – Around half of residents of Tokyo and its neighboring prefectures expressed interest in moving out of the capital, according to a recent survey. A Cabinet Office survey has found that around half of Tokyo area residents more »

Japan Provides Vacation Incentives through Discounts at Shops and Restaurants

09 Jun, 2020 – TOKYO – The Japanese government is looking to revive the tourism industry, a key driver of the economy that has been battered by the novel coronavirus pandemic, by paying for people to go on vacation in more »

Japan’s Shared Offices a Growing Cost-Saving Trend as Businesses Adapt to Teleworking

05 Jun, 2020 – Tokyo-based Overflow Inc.’s commercial lease was set to expire in July and founder Yuto Suzuki had made plans to move to a larger property. But as cases of the new coronavirus began to rise in March, more »

Why Japan? The Yen Keeps its Value During Global Uncertainties

01 Jun, 2020 – The Japanese yen is among the world’s most traded currencies, and it accounts for 5.7% of global foreign exchange reserves. As the third largest share after the dollar and the euro, it’s garnered a reputation as more »

Deal Analysis – Takamatsu City, Kagawa

28 May, 2020 – In developing a Japanese real estate portfolio, we recommend starting with safer tier 1 and 2 investments – those with more moderate income, younger builds — which tend to be more profitable and stable over time. more »

Olympics Officials Anticipate Tokyo Games “Greatest Ever”

27 May, 2020 – SYDNEY (Reuters) – Senior international Olympics official John Coates said on Saturday the delayed Tokyo Olympics could end up being the greatest Games ever, coming next year as the world emerges from COVID-19 crisis. Coates, Australia’s more »

My Tenant Died in My Property!!!

22 May, 2020 – When Tenants Become Sick or Die While Japanese tenants, from a landlord perspective, are normally extremely docile and headache free, and while tenancies are generally long and stable as a rule – there is one issue more »

Beware of Old Condos!!! (But not for the Reason you Think)

22 May, 2020 – The Attraction Individual condominium units in co-owned buildings are the most popular asset class in Japan’s real-estate property investment market – particularly for smaller private investors – for the following reasons – 1.     Affordability Condo units, which more »

Coronavirus Causes Modernized Shift in Work Culture in Japan

18 May, 2020 – For a nation that prides itself on technological innovation, Japanese companies have for too long relied on outdated technology such as the fax machine. But that is finally changing. Julian Ryall reports. The coronavirus pandemic is more »

Japan’s Gaming Industry Accepting Operator Applications for its Integrated Resorts

12 May, 2020 – The world continues to change and evolve at a rapid pace with the outbreak of COVID-19.  It began to hit the gaming industry in a meaningful way with the shutdown of the casinos in Macau back more »

Government Land Banks Project Intended to Create New Value on Idle Plots

06 May, 2020 – The land ministry will begin a model project for so-called land banks this fiscal year, aiming to appropriately manage land plots that are left unused and find new ways to utilize them through regional cooperation. Local more »

Japan Considering Replacing Traditional Hanko Seals with Online Applications

30 Apr, 2020 – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, looking for ways to get people to remain home during the coronavirus outbreak, has instructed his government to review the long-standing administrative custom of requiring that documents be stamped with seals. The more »