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    Buyers, sellers, prices, cap rates...
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    Local Markets: Fukuoka Demand Surpasses Supply Local businesses rise to the forefront of fierce competition

    With resolutions of office vacancies progressing, population steadily growing, Fukuoka City has enjoyed its status as a solid favorite among investors due to its high growth potential. However, intensified competition resulting from a shortage of properties that satisfy investment standards has reduced the number of transactions recently...

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    • Yanagibashi Suzuwa Building


      Tosei sells office building in Taito-ku

      It has come to light that real estate company Tosei sold the Yanagibashi Suzuwa Building in Yanagibashi, Taito-ku in July 2014. The buyer was novelty goods manufacturer CR Corporation of Chiyoda-ku. The buyer obtained a mortgage of 630 million yen [$5.2 million] from Seibu Shinkin Bank in order to purchase the property.

    • The Soixante Dix-Sept Building Shiba


      Sun Frontier obtains office building in Shiba, Minato-ku

      Real estate company Sun Frontier Fudousan obtained the Soixante Dix Sept Building Shiba, an office building in Shiba, Minato-ku, from an individual in September 2014. The company plans to improve the value of the property for sale as part of its property rehabilitation and resale business.

    • Construction site for new Tokyo Tomin Bank Headquarters Building


      Bank being constructed on former Cerberus land in Aoyama

      General contractor Shimizu will start construction of the new headquarters of the Tokyo Tomin Bank in Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku in April 2015. The structure will have eight floors above and one below with 11,950 m2 of gross floor area. Shimizu will sell the property to Tokyo Tomin Bank after the building is completed in June 2017.

    • Map Asakusabashi Building


      Taito-ku building sold to Japanese language school

      Map Real Estate of Chiyoda-ku sold the Map Asakusabashi Building in Asakusabashi, Taito-ku. The transaction took place in December 2014 and the buyer was Yokohama International Education Academy of Yokohama City, which will use the property for classes of its Japanese language school.

    • Land acquired by Living Create


      New condominium built on Shinjuku Kabukicho site

      Condominium developer Living Create of Toshima-ku obtained 364 m2 of land in Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku from multiple sellers including Jel System, an electronic control equipment manufacturer based in Chiyoda-ku. The transaction took place in October 2014. Living Create obtained a mortgage with a hypothec registered in the maximum amount of 800 million yen [$6.6 million] from Tokyo Tomin Bank in order to purchase the property.

    • Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku


      Mori Trust becomes sole owner of Shinjuku hotel

      Mori Trust acquired a 50% ownership interest in Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku. The transaction took place in September 2014 and the seller was travel agency JTB of Shinagawa-ku. As Mori Trust already owned the remaining 50% ownership, the company became the sole owner of the property with this transaction.

    • Kawasaki More's (photo: Nomura Real Estate Master Fund)


      Nomura Master Fund owns 90% of Kawasaki mall

      REIT Nomura Real Estate Master Fund will obtain additional ownership in Kawasaki More's, a retail facility located in front of JR Kawasaki Station. The transaction will take place on December 19. The REIT will obtain about 20% of the compartmentalized ownership in the property for 2.08 billion yen [$17 million]. It previously obtained slightly less than 70% of the ownership in the facility for 4 billion yen [$33 million] when the REIT was listed on the market in June 2013. With this acquisition, the REIT will own slightly less than 90% of the property.

    • Central Daikanyama (photo: Nippon REIT Investment Corporation)


      Nippon REIT acquiring Daikanyama, Shibuya-ku property from Alpha Investment

      Nippon REIT, which is sponsored by trading firm Sojitz, will obtain Central Daikanyama, an office and retail building in Daikanyamacho, Shibuya-ku. The transaction will take place on December 19 and the price is 3.51 billion yen [$29 million]. The seller is Core Plus Daikanyama Investment TMK, which is believed to be affiliated with Chiyoda-ku's Alpha Investment Partners Japan.

    • Ozio Otemachi


      Dai-IchiLife acquires Kanda apartment

      Dai-ichi Life Insurance purchased Ozio Otemachi, a rental apartment building in Kanda-Nishikicho, Chiyoda-ku. The transaction took place in September 2014 and the seller was GK Soling. Dai-ichi Life Insurance will lease the building to tenants.

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