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    Feature Recovery Hits Mid-Size Buildings Nomura Real Estate Development leads in 20% jump in the sector

    The development pace for mid-size office buildings with gross floor area of 3,000 m2 to 10,000 m2 has been showing a modest recovery. Amid strong demand from tenants for new, modern buildings featuring business continuity plan (BCP) capabilities as well as environmental and energy-saving performance, real estate companies have been accelerating...

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    • Roppongi Studio


      Mori Building sells photo studio in Roppongi

      Mori Building of Minato-ku sold Roppongi Studio near Tokyo Midtown. The transaction took place in June 2014 and the buyer was Minato-ku's Roppongi Studio, the tenant of the building.

    • Landic Dai-San Nihonbashi Building


      Sun Frontier sells Nihonbashi building for manufacturer's HQ

      Listed real estate company Sun Frontier Fudousan will dispose of the Landic Dai-San Nihonbashi Building, an office property in Nihonbashi-Kodenmacho, Chuo-ku, in December 2014. The price is 1.3 billion yen [$12 million] and the buyer is electronics manufacturer Twinbird. Twinbird will use the property on its own.

    • Kitahama Nexu Building


      Aetos fills big vacancy in Osaka as Panasonic moving in

      It has come to light that Panasonic will move into the Kitahama Nexu Building in Chuo-ku, Osaka City. The building is owned by a fund of Aetos Capital Real Estate of the U.S., and the occupancy rate of the building will increase to about 80% after the relocation of Panasonic. The company will be moving from the south district of its headquarters in Kadoma City, Osaka Prefecture. It is one of the headquarters districts scattered in the area and is the base for AVC Networks, an in-house company that is engaged in the audio and video equipment business, and other group companies. It is anticipated that the 160,000 m2 site in Kadoma City will be sold.

    • JP Tower


      Trading company leasing 8,000 m2 in JP Tower

      Metal One, a steel trading company financed by Mitsubishi Corporation and Sojitz, will relocate its headquarters to JP Tower in Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku in early May 2015. The company will occupy half of the 30th floor in addition to the 31st and 32nd floors, where about 1,100 employees will work.

    • Pacific Century Place Marunouchi (photo: Tsuyoshi Tamai)


      GIC completes purchase of PCP Marunouchi from Secured Capital

      The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) completed its acquisition of the office floor portions of Pacific Century Place Marunouchi in Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku. The seller was Secured Capital Investment Management of Minato-ku. The two companies announced this deal on October 21. The price was not revealed, but it is believed to be about 170 billion yen [$1.51 billion].

    • Kano Building


      Taiwanese company acquires Shinjuku building for Y2.2bn

      Namchow Japan of Minato-ku obtained the Kono Building in Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku in July 2014. Namchow Japan was established by Taiwanese company Namchow Chemical Industrial in order to operate restaurant and real estate businesses in Japan. The transaction price was 2.15 billion yen [$19 million] and the seller was real estate leasing business TKY of Chuo-ku.

    • Osaki Wiz Tower


      Sompo Japan DIY Life Insurance moving to Osaki Wiz Tower

      Sompo Japan DIY Life Insurance will relocate its headquarters to Osaki Wiz Tower on November 25. The company plans to lease two floors in the building, which has a typical floor plate ranging from 271 to 283 tsubo [896 to 936 m2]. Upon the relocation, the company will change its name to Neo First Life Insurance.

    • Northport Mall


      Tokyu Land acquires megamall in Yokohama from former ING fund

      A special purpose company formed by Tokyu Land obtained Northport Mall, a large-scale retail facility in Kohoku New Town, Yokohama. The transaction took place in September 2014. The seller of the land was the Urban Renaissance Agency (UR) and the seller of the building was Highland TMK, which was established by ING Real Estate Investment Management.

    • Marunouchi Center Building (photo: Tsuyoshi Tamai)


      JR East subsidiary moving to Marunouchi Center

      Tetsudo Kaikan, a subsidiary of East Japan Railway (JR East), will relocate its headquarters to the Marunouchi Center Building in Chiyoda-ku in late October 2014.

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  • 3 Mori Building sells photo studio in Roppongi
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  • 5 Tokyu Land acquires megamall in Yokohama from former ING fund
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  • 7 Secured Capital to raise core fund under PAG brand
  • 8 Sun Frontier sells Nihonbashi building for manufacturer's HQ
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