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    Feature: Logistics Market More Supply to be Delivered Logistics facilities supply to hit new record in Tokyo in 2015

    The development of large logistics facilities for lease has been accelerating. In the Tokyo metropolitan area, new supply, which had subsided, is expected to increase in 2015 again setting a new record. Even in the Kansai region, where there was no supply for past several years, ten new logistics facilities will be completed in the next three years. However, .....

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    • Construction site for Ginza Roku-Chome Takiyamacho Building (tentative name)


      Ginza retail building to be built

      Minato-ku's Hokushin Real Estate will commence the construction of a retail store building in Ginza, Chuo-ku in December 2014. The structure will have four floors above ground with 1,250 m2 of gross floor area. The completion of construction is targeted for August 2015. Hokushin plans to manage it as an income property.

    • Construction site for PMO Nihonbashi Edo-dori (photo taken in August 2014)


      Nomura discloses mid-sized office plan; six buildings after 2015

      Nomura Real Estate Development announced development plans for four buildings in its PMO (premium midsize office) series. With PMO Shinjuku-Gyoenmae and PMO Hanzomon already announced, plans for six PMO buildings have now been finalized for development in and after 2015.

    • Nishi-Shinbashi PR-EX


      UK's Standard Life obtains two buildings from Sumitomo Corp

      A fund under the management of Standard Life Investments of the UK obtained office buildings in Minato-ku and Chiyoda-ku in June 2014. The seller was Sumitomo Corporation, a trading house and the developer of the buildings. Standard Life Investments is an investment advisory under the umbrella of Standard Life, a leading insurance and financial service company in the UK. These two acquisitions in Tokyo were made by the Global Real Estate Fund (formerly Select Property Fund), which Standard Life Investments has managed since 2005.

    • Residia Machiya (photo: AD Investment Management)


      Advance Residence REIT to form partnership with PanaHome

      Advance Residence, a REIT sponsored by trading firm Itochu, will obtain Park Nade Machiya in Arakawa-ku on September 29. The price is 1.17 billion yen [$11 million] and the seller is PanaHome, a subsidiary house builder of electronics manufacturer Panasonic. The asset management company of the REIT recently signed an agreement with PanaHome. Based on the agreement, the REIT has preferential rights to obtain information on the sale of properties that PanaHome owns and develops. The REIT decided to obtain the building as the first property following the signing of the agreement.

    • Gurukasu City Building


      Retail building in Dotonbori, Osaka sold

      Kyoto City-based Heiwa Shoji, which is engaged in the amusement business, obtained the Gurukasu City Building in Dotonbori, Osaka City in July 2014. The company will manage the building on a long-term basis. The seller was real estate company Miya Industry of Osaka City.

    • Shinjuku i-Land


      Tokyu Land to purchase part of Shinjuku i-Land for Y47.5bn

      Tokyu Land will take possession of compartmentalized ownership in Shinjuku i-Land, a mixed-use building in Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku. The transaction will take place in October 2014. The ownership interest was obtained through an open competitive bid held by the Urban Renaissance Agency (UR) and covers 38,352 m2, representing roughly 30% of the entire property on an exclusively possessed area basis. The winning price was 47.55 billion yen [$440 million] and three parties participated in the bid.

    • Eirakuso


      Old apartment in Takanawa, Minato-ku changes hands

      JM Capital of Chiyoda-ku obtained Eirakuso, a rental apartment building in Takanawa, Minato-ku, in August 2014. The company is believed to be an asset holding company, but the details are unknown. The company will lease the property for the time being, entrusting Shibuya-ku-based real estate company Bush Clofied with the management. The seller was Jonan Kigyo, which is based in Ohitocho, Shizuoka Prefecture.

    • Tokyo Bay Maihama Hotel Club Resort (middle; photo: i-flower / PIXTA)


      Kenedix acquiring 50% interest in Disney official hotel from Hulic

      On September 30, Kenedix will acquire 50% of the quasi-joint ownership in Tokyo Bay Maihama Hotel Club Resort. The seller is Hulic, which owns the entire hotel. Kenedix has set the pursuit of profit from proprietary investments as its target for 2014, and this acquisition is one such transaction toward achieving this goal.

    • Mita Bellju


      Customer service company moving to Mita Bellju

      Japan Concentrix, which is engaged in the customer care service business and is under the umbrella of Synnex of the U.S., will move its headquarters to Mita Bellju in Shiba, Minato-ku. The move will take place at the end of October 2014 and it is believed the company will exclusively use one floor in the building, which has a typical floor plate of 316 tsubo [1,040 m2].

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