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    Area in Focus Posh Luster in Ginza Again Soaring rents and above "market price" transactions

    Ginza experienced a mass withdrawal of luxury brands in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis, as if they had run out of steam. Now, the area is regaining its former momentum. Since entering this year and backed by increasing visitors from overseas, new store openings centering on luxury brands and hotel developments have advanced in quick succession...

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    • Koshida Building seen behind multistory parking garage, Suzuki Building Higashi-Shinbashi (right)


      Suzuki Motor obtains Shinbashi office building

      Automobile and motorbike manufacturer Suzuki Motor obtained the Koshida Building in Higashi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku, in September 2014. Suzuki Motor did not disclose the purpose of the acquisition. The seller was Koshida, an automotive equipment and electronic component trading company based in Minato-ku.

    • Marcus Orbit Building (former UN Building)


      Office building opposite Yurakucho's Imperial Tower sold

      Minato-ku's Tachibana Estate purchased the UN Building, an office building in Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku. The transaction took place in September 2014. Tachibana Estate is engaged in the leasing of real estate such as warehouses, buildings and condominiums. The seller was Emitas Taxi of Chiba City. Tachibana Estate changed the name of the property to the Marcus Orbit Building after the acquisition.

    • MT Ariake Center Building I (left) & II (right) (Courtesy of Japan REIT Advisors)


      United Urban obtaining three properties for Y12bn

      United Urban, a REIT sponsored by trading firm Marubeni, announced on November 20 that it will obtain three properties including MT Ariake Center Building I & II. The price of all three properties is 11.64 billion yen [$100 million]. MT Ariake Center Building I & II changed hands on November 25 and the remaining two properties will be handed over on March 2, 2015.

    • Takebashi Yasuda Building (photo: Tsuyoshi Tamai)


      Marubeni subsidiary relocating to Takebashi Yasuda Building

      Marubeni Logistics Corporation (MLC) and Logi Partners Inc. (LPI) decided to locate the headquarters of their new company Marubeni Logistics in the Takebashi Yasuda Building in Kanda-Nishikicho, Chiyoda-ku before their planned merger of April 1, 2015. The new company will lease one and a half floors in the building, which has a typical floor plate of about 334 tsubo [1,100 m2]. It is believed that the move will take place during the period from January to March 2015.

    • Ebisu First Square


      IT company Uzabase moving to Ebisu First Square

      Uzabase is going to relocate its headquarters to Ebisu First Square in Shibuya-ku. The company develops and operates financial news app "NewsPicks" and corporate and industry database "Speeda."

    • Rendering of Logistics facility in 2-chome, Shioyama (Courtesy of Orix Real Estate)


      Orix constructing 60,000 m2 logistics facility in Aichi

      Orix obtained a development site with slightly less than 40,000 m2 of land area in Takamoridai, Kasugai City, Aichi Prefecture through a special purpose company in September 2014. The seller was electrical appliances manufacturer Maspro Denkoh. Orix plans to construct a logistics facility with just over 60,000 m2 of gross floor area on the site, with the completion of construction slated for the summer of 2016.

    • Shibuya Duplex B's


      Vortex acquires office building in Shibuya for resale

      Real estate company Vortex of Shinjuku-ku purchased Shibuya Duplex B's, an office building in Shibuya-ku. The transaction took place in September 2014 and the seller was Essen Asset TMK, a special purpose company. Vortex registered the compartmentalized ownership of each floor in the building, and began to sell them to investors.

    • Minami-Aoyama 511 Building


      Osaka's Kintetsu acquires Aoyama retail building from Morgan Stanley

      Kintetsu Real Estate, a subsidiary of Osaka-based railway company Kintetsu Corporation, acquired the Minami-Aoyama 511 Building, a retail property in Minato-ku, in September 2014. The seller was Global Asset Five Holdings TMK, an affiliate of Morgan Stanley.

    • Roppongi Yasuda Heights (this side), Azabu Sakurada Heights (left back)


      Nomura acquires 2,000 m2 of land next to Roppongi Hills

      Nomura Real Estate Development acquired office property the Roppongi Yasuda Building and rental apartment building Azabu Sakurada Heights in Nishi-Azabu, Minato-ku. The combined site area of the two buildings is around 2,000 m2. The transaction took place in September 2014 and the seller of the two properties was Yasuda Real Estate.

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